14,100-ton armoured cruiser, built 1902. 529ft x 71ft. 30,557hp triple-expansion engines. Many guns and two torpedo tubes.

POSITION: 55 17.13N; 06 12.50W (all positions are GPS).

DEPTH: 18m.

SUNK: 2 October, 1916, by torpedo from German U-boat while escorting convoy off north coast of Ireland. The captain succeeded in anchoring in Church Bay, Rathlin Island, but Drake capsized later.
DIVING: Most dived wreck off Ulster. Not a war grave, as bodies of 19 killed in torpedo explosion were removed before she sank. Entire hull interior is open through holes blown during Royal Navy salvage. Beware of live ammunition.
LAUNCH: Ballycastle.