Deep Sea Diving: Wreck of the War Knight

Lumpy surface conditions and coffee-like visibility off the Isle of Wight can’t stop STUART PHILPOTT exploring this wartime casualty, which sank after losing many crew in a fiery collision. He took the photos

The Isle of Wight coastline is littered with World War One shipwrecks. The steamship War Knight is probably the most famous of them all. Her demise is a story steeped in tragedy and suffering, but also extreme courage.