Dive Site Name: SS Australbush Dive Type: Wreck Dive
Tonnage: 4398 tonnes Length: 150ft Cargo:
Date Lost: 1917 How Lost: Torpedoed by German Submarine
Max Depth Seabed: 60m Depth to top of Wreck: 56m
Minimum Qualification: Technical
Australbush SS was an defensively armed British steamer weighing 4,398 tons. She was traveling from Le Havre to Cardiff when she was torpedoed by German submarine UC-31 in 1917. Fished regularly in the 70´s. She has been identified by recovering the telegraph.