Scotscraig

Navigation: Ic-Cumnija 500m North from Anchor Bay

Access: Boat Dive

Depth: 21 metres

Sea Bed: Sand

Interests: Wreck/Cave Diver

Certification Required: BSAC Ocean Diver, PADI Open Water or equivalent.

Dangers: Visibility tends to get very low in bad weather and the currents can be very dangerous

Wreck History:

Scotscraig was a ferry operating on the river Thames; she used to carry 6 cars. After that she was used as a filming vessel for the “Popeye” movie. When the film was shut, Scotscraig was used as a breakwater, when the Jetty at Anchor Bay was being constructed. In this wreck we can find lot of Conger eel and Moray eel.

Further Info:

http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/showthread.php?t=3183&page=2

https://www.pressreader.com/uk/the-courier-advertiser-perth-and-perthshire-edition/20170313/282252370332774