Alternative Names:  None

Type of Dive:  Shore and wreck dive.


Suggested experience:  Novice upwards.

Travel directions Thurso:  Google InvernessGoogle Turn of the A836 at the Scarsferry turnoff

Parking directions: Park on the side of shore road.

Distance from Thurso: 12.5 Miles 23 Min's   Inverness 119 Miles  2 Hrs 45 Min's

Lat & Long:  N58.652223 W-3.277225

Tides: Tide tables

Depth: 25m

Site entry/exit: Enter / exit the water at the end of the slip.

Underwater directions:  The SS Linkmore was wrecked and now lies directly in front off the pier, You can see the broken prop and prop shaft about 50m out. The rudder is on the eastern reef wall at 10m. By following the reef wall out, northwards, the depth increases slowly to 25m. There is a large bowl shaped depression on the right descending rapidly to a 16m deep narrow base. The reef walls are covered with urchins, deadmens fingers, nudibranchs and sponges.

Site Hazards:  

Nearest Public phone:  To Follow

Accommodation:    Creag na mara

Mobile Network service:   To Follow

Other comments: There is also another wreck called the victoria about 200m to the west of the harbour.

Pub: The Castle arms

Created By:  Maurice Edmunds


Air & Nitrox fills:    Caithness diving club  Make a donation to the upkeep of the compressor, They have nitrox as well   Divenotheast   

Date: 3/1/11

Revision:  1

Thanks To: Caithness diving club

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