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 USS Illinois

UK, England, South West

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Exact

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Latitude: 49° 58.571' N
Longitude: 2° 20.081' W

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English (Translate this text in English): From Weymouth harbor.

English (Translate this text in English): From Weymouth harbor.

From Weymouth harbor.

English (Translate this text in English): From Weymouth harbor.

English (Translate this text in English): From Weymouth harbor.

English (Translate this text in English): From Weymouth harbor.

English (Translate this text in English): From Weymouth harbor.

English (Translate this text in English): From Weymouth harbor.

English (Translate this text in English): From Weymouth harbor.

How? By boat

Distance Long boat time (> 30min)

Easy to find? Hard to find

 Dive site Characteristics

Alternative name Steamship Illinois, American Dream

Average depth 60.0 m / 196.9 ft

Max depth 68.0 m / 223.1 ft

Current Don't know

Visibility Good ( 10 - 30 m)

Quality

Dive site quality Great

Experience Kamikazes/Trimix

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Dive type

- Wreck

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- Depth
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 Additional Information

English (Translate this text in English): The USS Illinois was a tanker (steamship) built in 1903, sunk by the German submarine UC-21 on March 18th, 1917. This is one of the best wrecks in the UK, as it lies upright and has not been broken in two. British explorer Leigh Bishop and Bob Hughes (www.deepimage.co.uk) have explored it extensively and recovered the bell a few years after the discovery of the wreck in 1989.

Depth: 68m to seabed, 55 to decks, 50 to bridge
Length: 140m
Displacement: 5,225 tons
Location: 49o58'30.9"N 2o20'12.4"W WGS84

Exact coordinates: WGS84: 49°58.571'N,02°20.081'W (shot-line, stern)

English (Translate this text in English): The USS Illinois was a tanker (steamship) built in 1903, sunk by the German submarine UC-21 on March 18th, 1917. This is one of the best wrecks in the UK, as it lies upright and has not been broken in two. British explorer Leigh Bishop and Bob Hughes (www.deepimage.co.uk) have explored it extensively and recovered the bell a few years after the discovery of the wreck in 1989.

Depth: 68m to seabed, 55 to decks, 50 to bridge
Length: 140m
Displacement: 5,225 tons
Location: 49o58'30.9"N 2o20'12.4"W WGS84

Exact coordinates: WGS84: 49°58.571'N,02°20.081'W (shot-line, stern)

The USS Illinois was a tanker (steamship) built in 1903, sunk by the German submarine UC-21 on March 18th, 1917. This is one of the best wrecks in the UK, as it lies upright and has not been broken in two. British explorer Leigh Bishop and Bob Hughes (www.deepimage.co.uk) have explored it extensively and recovered the bell a few years after the discovery of the wreck in 1989.

Depth: 68m to seabed, 55 to decks, 50 to bridge
Length: 140m
Displacement: 5,225 tons
Location: 49o58'30.9"N 2o20'12.4"W WGS84

Exact coordinates: WGS84: 49°58.571'N,02°20.081'W (shot-line, stern)

English (Translate this text in English): The USS Illinois was a tanker (steamship) built in 1903, sunk by the German submarine UC-21 on March 18th, 1917. This is one of the best wrecks in the UK, as it lies upright and has not been broken in two. British explorer Leigh Bishop and Bob Hughes (www.deepimage.co.uk) have explored it extensively and recovered the bell a few years after the discovery of the wreck in 1989.

Depth: 68m to seabed, 55 to decks, 50 to bridge
Length: 140m
Displacement: 5,225 tons
Location: 49o58'30.9"N 2o20'12.4"W WGS84

Exact coordinates: WGS84: 49°58.571'N,02°20.081'W (shot-line, stern)

English (Translate this text in English): The USS Illinois was a tanker (steamship) built in 1903, sunk by the German submarine UC-21 on March 18th, 1917. This is one of the best wrecks in the UK, as it lies upright and has not been broken in two. British explorer Leigh Bishop and Bob Hughes (www.deepimage.co.uk) have explored it extensively and recovered the bell a few years after the discovery of the wreck in 1989.

Depth: 68m to seabed, 55 to decks, 50 to bridge
Length: 140m
Displacement: 5,225 tons
Location: 49o58'30.9"N 2o20'12.4"W WGS84

Exact coordinates: WGS84: 49°58.571'N,02°20.081'W (shot-line, stern)

English (Translate this text in English): The USS Illinois was a tanker (steamship) built in 1903, sunk by the German submarine UC-21 on March 18th, 1917. This is one of the best wrecks in the UK, as it lies upright and has not been broken in two. British explorer Leigh Bishop and Bob Hughes (www.deepimage.co.uk) have explored it extensively and recovered the bell a few years after the discovery of the wreck in 1989.

Depth: 68m to seabed, 55 to decks, 50 to bridge
Length: 140m
Displacement: 5,225 tons
Location: 49o58'30.9"N 2o20'12.4"W WGS84

Exact coordinates: WGS84: 49°58.571'N,02°20.081'W (shot-line, stern)

English (Translate this text in English): The USS Illinois was a tanker (steamship) built in 1903, sunk by the German submarine UC-21 on March 18th, 1917. This is one of the best wrecks in the UK, as it lies upright and has not been broken in two. British explorer Leigh Bishop and Bob Hughes (www.deepimage.co.uk) have explored it extensively and recovered the bell a few years after the discovery of the wreck in 1989.

Depth: 68m to seabed, 55 to decks, 50 to bridge
Length: 140m
Displacement: 5,225 tons
Location: 49o58'30.9"N 2o20'12.4"W WGS84

Exact coordinates: WGS84: 49°58.571'N,02°20.081'W (shot-line, stern)

English (Translate this text in English): The USS Illinois was a tanker (steamship) built in 1903, sunk by the German submarine UC-21 on March 18th, 1917. This is one of the best wrecks in the UK, as it lies upright and has not been broken in two. British explorer Leigh Bishop and Bob Hughes (www.deepimage.co.uk) have explored it extensively and recovered the bell a few years after the discovery of the wreck in 1989.

Depth: 68m to seabed, 55 to decks, 50 to bridge
Length: 140m
Displacement: 5,225 tons
Location: 49o58'30.9"N 2o20'12.4"W WGS84

Exact coordinates: WGS84: 49°58.571'N,02°20.081'W (shot-line, stern)

English (Translate this text in English): The USS Illinois was a tanker (steamship) built in 1903, sunk by the German submarine UC-21 on March 18th, 1917. This is one of the best wrecks in the UK, as it lies upright and has not been broken in two. British explorer Leigh Bishop and Bob Hughes (www.deepimage.co.uk) have explored it extensively and recovered the bell a few years after the discovery of the wreck in 1989.

Depth: 68m to seabed, 55 to decks, 50 to bridge
Length: 140m
Displacement: 5,225 tons
Location: 49o58'30.9"N 2o20'12.4"W WGS84

Exact coordinates: WGS84: 49°58.571'N,02°20.081'W (shot-line, stern)

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By Anonymous , 20-10-2005

- For more information:

http://www.subaqua.co.uk/dive-sites/wrecks/Illinois.shtml
http://www.deepimage.co.uk/wrecks/illinois/mainpages/illinois_onlinearticle.htm
http://www.divernet.com/wrecks/0405illinois.shtml
http://www.wreckdivingmag.com (issue#5)

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