Wreck Tours

Explore the depths of history with our Wreck Tours category. Here, we dive into the fascinating world of sunken ships, planes, and other relics, offering vivid accounts of underwater exploration and archaeological discovery.

Join us as we unravel the mysteries lying beneath the sea’s surface, one wreck at a time.

The Ashbury
Wreck Tour 66: The Ashbury

You’ll have to travel about as far north as you can go in mainland Scotland to dive this tramp steamer, one of World War Two’s

The Ashford
Wreck Tour 65: The Ashford

The steamer Ashford out of Brighton is more than 120 years old – which means that it has some interesting features for divers to enjoy,

HMS Scylla
Wreck Tour 64: HMS Scylla

We interrupt this series to bring you a wreck that sank only recently and, thanks to kind March weather, did so right on time and

The Tapti
Wreck Tour 63: The Tapti

It’s a bit of a run out of Scotland’s west coast centres, says JOHN LIDDIARD, but much remains to be seen on this rarely dived

Wreck Tour 53: Segontium

This mussel-dredger lying off Anglesey makes an appealing prospect for an all-levels club outing, says JOHN LIDDIARD. Illustration by MAX ELLIS FOR OUR FIRST-EVER NORTH

The St Jacques
Wreck Tour 60: The St Jacques

Who’s been messing about with the buoy? This French steamer wreck out of Milford Haven might be hard to pin down, says JOHN LIDDIARD, but

Fenella Ann
Wreck Tour 59: Fenella Ann

How often do you get the chance to dive an intact wooden wreck in the UK? JOHN LIDDIARD has a nice little Manx trawler in

The Buccaneer
Wreck Tour 58: The Buccaneer

During gunnery practice, it’s accepted custom to aim for the target rather than the tugboat that’s towing it. The Buccaneer fell victim to a gunner

The James Barrie
Wreck Tour 54: The James Barrie

Scapa Flow is renowned the world over for its warship wrecks. So why go there to dive a fishing-boat? Because, says JOHN LIDDIARD, it’s there

The Persier
Wreck tour 52: The Persier

A great South Devon favourite, this Belgian steamship went down packed with provisions in 1945. JOHN LIDDIARD takes us on a zig-zag wander. Illustration by


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