James Fennel

   
Depth : 17m
Dive type : Wreck
Travel time to site :   1H :30M
Price per diver:   £25.00

Steam Trawler built 1918 by Fullerton & Co, Paisley. Built as Strath class auxilliary patrol vessel. 215 tons, 123x22ft. Armed. Triple-expansion engine. Armed with a 12 pounder gun. During thick fog on the 16th January 1920, she drove straight onto the rocks, north of Blacknor Point, Portland. All crew were rescued by means of a long rope strung from the stem of the ship to a large rock by local fishermen.

A few days later, an attempt was made to tow her off the rocks but she sank immediately.
 
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