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HMS E 47

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Latest dived on that other submarine E-36, what a beautiful face thick 20 meters visibility

15 m Visibility
15 °C - m

The HMS E 47 is an English submarine from the First World War, probably hit by a mine. The ship sank on August 20th 1917. It lies on its keel, sticking up from the ground. Divers from the diving team Vlielander, Virgo, discovered it in 1998. Later, in 2002, it was identified as the HMS E47. Members of dive team Ecuador on Terschelling managed to lift the mounted gun, which contained numbers which could be traced back to this wreck.

Particulars

Location: Near main shipping route, close to Dutch city of Den Helder. Type of vessel: Submarine. Length: 55m. Width: 5m. Weight: 907 tons. Builder: Fairfield Shipbuilding, Glasgow. Year built: 1916. Water admission: May 29, 1916. Crew: 31. Deepest point: 22m. Shallowest point. 20m.

Warnings

The tower of the wreck has been removed, leaving an opening . It's strongly advised not to go in there, you can get stuck! Furthermore, the wreck is half filled with sand.

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HMS E 47 Features

Nicknames
Hydro nr. 927
Address
N.v.t / NA
Parking
N/A
Distance
1,5 uur
Suitable for
Inexperienced wreckdivers , advanced wreck divers
Permit
N.v.t.
Access
Free access, check wwwnorthseadiversnl , skippers Coen and Hugo (private boat)
Facilities
Boat dive facilities, no fill station
Water
Salt
Kind of dive
Wreck dive / boat dive
Current
Medium
Visibility
1 - 20 m.
Average visibility
3 m.
Depth
22 m.
Bottom
zand
Life
Anemone, cod, cod, crab , lobster, flatfish, pout, starfish
Other recreation
None
Emergency
112

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