Olaus Olsson, after renaming the SS Ninian Patton, sank on December 3, 1907 after a trip from Antwerp to Helsingborg it was stranded on a sandbank. The crew of 18 was rescued. It is a Swedish steam freighter, which is still in reasonable condition. The SS Ninian Patton is on the keel, no more than 15meters deep. This allows you to dive for a relatively long time on this ship. The shallowness makes the wreck also ideal for beginner wreck divers. The Ninian Patton is almost upright on the bottom, with the bow in a westerly direction.
Type of ship: cargo ship. Company: A / B Svea. Height:. 69.9meters. Width: 10.5meters. Draft: 4 Displacement (GRT): 1152. Builder: Soderhamn. Verkstads A / B, Soderhamn. Year: 1903. Crew: 18. Deepest point: 15meters Shallowest point. 4.5meters.
Diving with a good solid reel is required. Use at least a double 7 tank for this dive.
SS NINIAN PATTON Features
- Olaus Olsson
- Noorderhaaks, Keizersbult ter hoogte van Den Helder
- Sufficient parking
- Vaartijd 1 uur
- Suitable for
- Inexperienced wreckdivers (after 50 dives)
- Free access, departure from Jachthaven Pluto, Den Helder wwwnortseadiversnl skippers Coen en Hugo (private boat)
- No scuba fill staion
- Kind of dive
- Wreck dive, boat dive
- 1 - 20 meter
- Average visibility
- 3 m.
- Tot 15 meter
- Starfish, anemone, cod, flatfish, pouting, cod, lobster, crab
- Other recreation