RECREATIONAL SCUBA DIVING
Your gateway to some of the finest scuba diving in Ireland with some of the clearest waters starts with Mevagh Dive Centre. We run scuba diving trips for all levels of qualified divers. Divers who don’t have their own equipment can rent equipment from our dive centre. Groups of qualified divers can charter one of our boats on a daily basis. We also run a weekly dive on Thursday evenings at 6pm during the summer period.
We have expert knowledge of sea dive wreck locations off the Coast of Ireland including the Donegal Classics and Malin wrecks. Divers can choose from an excellent selection of wreck, scenic or drift sea dives.
WRECK SCUBA DIVING
This vessel 550 feet long, was owned by the White Star Company and was a passenger liner built by Harland and Wolff. It was after she left Buncrana bound for Halifax, Nova Scotia that she struck by a mine at the mouth of Lough Swilly and sank.
Part of her cargo was 43 tonnes of Gold bars and a huge quantity of silver coins. The Gold bars have all been recovered apart from 20 still missing. The silver coins have never been found. So The Laurentic is still of great interest to scuba divers. Sea life is in abundance on and around this wreck.
S.V. Florence - Sailing Vessels
The SS Kalliopis vessel was of Greek origin, on her way to London with a cargo of grain. After being torpedoed by a U-Boat, it caught fire, drifted on to the rocks and sank.