SMS Brummer / Scotland

SMS Brummer
“Brummer” is a fast minelayer equipped with light armor and a smaller amount of armory than light cruiser to increase its speed. The vessel was sunken in 1919 at Scapa Flow. This wreck is one of the most favorite ones among the divers. The vessel is well preserved and it makes the diving astonishing and impressing. It is possible to swim through the whole vessel along the corridor and see it from the inside. The deck is covered with a shadow, although it is possible to see two artillery weapons and wooden parts of the deck. The winch and two anchors are located a little bit further. The bridge and haul of “Brummer” are practically undamaged. Divers can see various mechanisms, equipment and wires. As all the vessels in the region, “Brummer” suffers from erosion.
The parameters of the vessel are 140×13×6m/459×42×19ft.

Location: Scotland, north eastern side of Cava island, North Sea

What to see: A huge and well preserved fast minelayer

Depth: 25-33m/82-108ft

Currents: 1-2knots

Visibility: 5-10m/16-33ft

Season for diving: The most suitable time is from March to September. The water temperature averages between 5-12C/41-54F.

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