African Transport

The African Transport was torpedoed on June 25th 1918, the wreck is a large wreck over 4400 tons gross, she was armed for defence and now lies 5 miles north of Whitby and 2 miles off shore in 30 - 37 metres. There is a gun which sits on a memorial plinth on the foreshore reportedly . This dive is not for the novice, requiring slack water it tends to in a dark area irrespective of the weather, good torches are required, there is lots of wreckage to see, this wreck can sometimes be fouled with net care must be taken.