Alternative Names: None
Type of Dive: Shore and wreck dive.
Suggested experience: Novice upwards.
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 Postcode KW14 8XN Google
Tides: Tide tables
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 of 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, dead men's fingers, nudibranchs and sponges.
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
Thanks To: Caithness diving club
Surface Photos: Contact me
Underwater Photos: By Maurice Edmunds
Dive Map: Contact me
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