Paddle Steamer [40M] (Clarke: GPS; 50 25.00N; 01 55.00W) NIL.
The Countess of Erne – Portland Harbour COLIN FOX “My diving career began in the relative calm of Portland Harbour where we were to dive on the wreck of an old coal hulk, known to all as the HIMALAYA, an ex-troopship in use during the Crimean War and sunk during a bombing raid in the … Read Article
After the loss of the paddle steamer BOURNEMOUTH, her owners completed the season by chartering the PRINCESS HELENA and then the paddle steamer BRODICK CASTLE (2x2cyl. comp. 96 hp manufactured by W. King & Co. Glasgow). She went into service as a passenger vessel in 1887 and was the largest pleasure steamer on the South … Read Article
Paddle Steamer – Detail in Dive Dorset: 120 p100: GPS; 50 31.00N; 02 27.58W. (Southern Times: 03/09/1886) & (LARN) – West side of Pulpit Rock. Note: Name-board and dinner plates in Portland Museum. Report in DCC: 02/09/1886. (LePard: p83). Portland Museum Wreck No. 7. See Times Reports Report transcribed from DCC by K. V. Saunders; … Read Article