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Hero of the NIle 1876


Hero of the NIle 1876

The Hero of Nile was a 356-ton three-masted wooden, full rigged ship built in Cowes, Isle of Wight in 1852. Carrying sand ballast she went aground near Becher Point, Warnbro Sound. It lies under weed and sand so little can be seen, though a few iron beams are visible.

Research by students from Rockingham Senior High School

Recreational dive information: The wreck site lies about 300 metres North-East of Long Point., Max Depth 5.2 meters. Visibility unknown, approximate position is GPS: S 32°21.8822, E 115°42.1517


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Any boat with divers operating from it must always display signals by day or night to inform other boat users. visit iMarine for more information.

Recreational fishing information: Fishing is unknown around this wreck, please re frame from dropping your anchor on to the wreck, help preserve the wreck by doing the right thing


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