Clarinda

Clarinda  
Dive Category Wreck
Dive Type Band 35
Max. depth: 40 (M)
Trip Time: 4H :00M

Type of Vessel – Steam ship with sails
How sunk – Collision with SS Tern
Former names – None
Wreck height  - 5m

Travelling from Cardiff to Cronstadt with a cargo of coal, when she was struck amidships by the overtaking ‘SS Tern’. There is some confusion as to why the ‘SS Tern’ hit the ‘SS Clarinda’ as it was a clear night. All crew were picked up by the ‘SS Tern’.
The wreck lies upright, but broken and much of her hull plating has collapsed outwards and sitting away from the main body of the wreck. The two boilers and engines are the highest parts.