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Burnside - Atlantic Scuba
Locally the name “Burnside”, has caused arguments in families and cost some people 1000’s of hours and pound notes. So what is “Burnside”? The Burnside was a wooden steamship, designed by Theodore “Ferris”. Design (USSB design #1001), a 82m long, coal-fired, triple expansion engined ship of 3,500 tons. At some time just after the great war, it was heading to the UK. The story from there is a little muddled. It was possibly carrying coal or empty brass shell cases. It caught fire somewhere near Falmouth and was abandoned, it turned over, expelling it’s cargo. As the ship turned over, …