The Segontium & The Kimya (SE Anglesey) 11th - 12th September 2021
Objectives: To dive both the Segontium and the Kimya, two of the most intact shipwrecks in the North Wales area. To dive 1/2 additional wrecks or reefs as second dives. Diving will take place from one or both of the club RHIBs.
Diver Requirements: The trip is open to Ocean Divers and above, however only Sports Divers with depth progression and above will be able to dive the Segontium.
The Segontium is a 192-ton Mussel Dredger which sank in 1984. The exact cause of the sinking remains unclear. She sits upright in around 32m and is covered with a wide variety of
The Motor Vessel Kimya was blown ashore in bad weather on 7th January 1991. She was carrying a cargo of edible oil. She currently lies upright in 8-12m and is remarkably intact for being in such shallow water. The bow breaks the surface at low tide.
Additional dives could include the Grampion Castle, Watkins F. Nisbet, Bothilde Russ, Kyle Prince and Euphretes, all of which lie in the local area.
There are slip ways at Ty-Calch, Rhosneigr, Rhoscolyn and Trearddur Bay which would all give good access to the sites.
Please reach out to Mike or Marion if you are interested