Diving on this wreck is no longer permitted.

14,150-ton battleship, built 1891. 380ft x 75ft. Well armed.

Position: 50 34.10N; 02 25.22W.

Depth: 18m.
Sunk: 4 November, 1914, as blockship for southern entrance to Portland Harbour, designed to stop U-boats entering or firing torpedoes into Channel Fleet anchorage. Both seacocks and explosives were used to sink her, but she rolled to port and capsized onto seabed.
Diving: Upside-down with kelp covering bottom plates 2m under surface. Rusting side plating collapsing, leaving dodgy entrance holes. Swarming with fish. Beware fierce currents.
Launch: Castletown.