7th May, 2015.
There have been many commemorations of the sinking of Lusitania in the Cork area today. For divers, this shipwreck with its associated human and historical importance, has a particular intrigue. Lying in almost 100 Metres depth (300feet), it is well beyond the depths of normal sport diving (30-40m), so being out of reach retains a fascination.
I am regularly asked if I have ever dived the wreck, and I have not, but did assist on an Irish diving expedition in 2004. Here is the resulting article, published in the Irish diving magazine, 'SubSea':