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SAS Pietermaritzburg
Location  

Place Name : False Bay

Ocean / Sea Found in : Indian Ocean
Lat / Long : 34 ° 13 ' 20 '' South - 18 ° 28' 0'' East System used to obtain Long / Lat : GPS  
OS Grid Ref - Square : 0 8 Figure : 0
Construction
Type : Minesweeper Built :  
Shipyard : Hull material :  
Dimensions
Size : 1300 tonnes Length : m Beam : m
History
Sunk : 12 November 1994 Cause : Scuttled Date Found : 12 November 1994
Depth
  Shallowest Deepest
Top : 0 m 0 m
Deck : 15 m 0 m
Bed : 20 m 0 m
Postition
Orientation : unknown Lying : Upright Condition : Intact
Seabed Type : Sand Artifacts :
Wreck Owner
Owner : SA Navy
Access : Public War Grave : No Protected :
Restrictions :
When to Dive Best time to dive the wreck, relative to high wate
0 - hours 0 - minutes - - high water
General Information :
Small Boat Launching :
Millers Point
Notes :

Formerly the HMS Pelorus, she led the flotilla in the D-Day invasion of Normandy

Reference :
Michael Pearce - Wreck Explorers International
Link to More Info :
www.wreckexplorer.com
Information Provided by :
Name : From a dive on : 10 June 2006
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