Above 18m: Wrecks of Churchill Barrier II

Exploring Scapa Flow’s shallower attractions, LAWSON WOOD showcases the Churchill Barrier II. It’s probably the most shipwrecks you can visit on a single UK dive!

When war broke out on 4 August, 1914, Admiral Sir John Jellicoe quickly recognised the vulnerability of the great harbour at Scapa Flow. He was now in command of more than 100 ships, and while Scapa was the best naval base available, it presented security problems.