Start

Start  
Dive Category Wreck
Dive Type Band 32
Max. depth: 39 (M)
Trip Time: 3H :30M

Max Depth - 43m
Tonnage - 728
Length - 203
Date sunk - 22 Dec 1917
Type of vessel - Norwegian steam coaster
How sunk – Torpedoed
Former names – None
Wreck height - 5m

ravelling from Swansea for Rouen with a cargo of coal the ‘Start’ was torpedoed by UB-58. She sank very quickly and only the captain and second mate survived from her crew of 14.

The wreck has collapsed to port. The bow sits upright while the stern section lies over to port. Her large single boiler and vertical donkey boiler are the highest parts of the wreck. The spare propeller can be seen on the starboard side close to the boiler.