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Wrecks in Strangford Lough - Admiralty Chart 2156

Empire Tana Alasdair Zarina  
Empire Tana (Lees Wreck)

This was a Liberty ship but also acted as part of the World War II Mulberry harbour. It has broken into two large pieces, known as Inner and Outer Lees, off Ballyhenry point at the sheltered end of the Strangford Narrows. It breaks the surface at low water and sits in l0 m of water. Once famous for its tame conger eels it is teeming with life resembling "a garden full of colour". It is carpeted from stem to stern inside and out with a huge variety of marine life. It is one of the favourite dives in Northern Ireland

This is the 'Inner Lees' wreck