WESTBURN

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British steam ship built in 1893 captured by the German Navy in the First World War. It was sabotaged in 1916 so that it could not be recovered by the Allies. The central part was literally dynamited to sink the boat. At about 30 meters deep in sandy bottom beach front of the Gulls, the stern is the best preserved part of the wreck. High density of fish with large schools of blacksmiths and rowers, grunts, and abundant holes and shelters to investigate.

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LOCATION

Region: Canary

Province: Tenerife

Location: Playa de las Gaviotas

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WRECK DETAILS

Appellative: chickadee

Year of the sinking:

Causes: Dynamited by sabotage.

Year of construction:

Place: Britain

Length: 100

Average depth: 30