Table Bay Diving

The Oakburn (1906)

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Location:
34°02,20'S - 18°70,00'E

Average Visibility:
3 m to 20 m
Water Temperature:
7 °C to 14 °C
Average Depth:
20 m to 22 m
Maximum Depth:
25 m

Site Description: Only two fatalities occured when this British
cargo steamer wrecked in fog on 21 May 1906. Weighing 3865
tons her general cargo consisited of glassware,sewing machines,
musical instruments, oil, paper and railway lines and equipment.
Currently lying with her bow to the south and boilers and engine
block at the bottom of a steep slope, it is needless to say she never
reached Sydney on route from New York.

Emergency Services:
Nearest Hospital: Somerset Hospital
Nearest Chamber: Table Bay Harbour
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