The day the SS Ventnor gave up her secret

On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020 the group of New Zealand underwater discoverers traveled north to Opononi on the West Coast of North Island for two further days exploring the wreck of the SS Ventnor some 11 km directly offshore from the Hokianga heads.

The plan for the day was straightforward enough: to anchor over the wreck and put the Boxfish ROV down to the wreck at 143 metres to capture higher quality images than we had previously …

Have a read a full article from primary sources in Dive Magazine March/April 2021 Issue!