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The Avanti is one of the Danish wrecks found in Dorset.

Name Dive Site:Avanti
Depth: 111-137ft (34-42m)
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The Avanti was a former Danish steamship measuring 272ft long with a beam of 40ft. She was carrying 3,500 tons of iron ore when she was torpedoed by the German submarine UB-55 and is said to have sunk in 2 minutes. She lies on the seabed at a depth of 42m and the wreck stands up 8m.

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