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U-297 is a boat accessible salt water dive site, located in Orkney Islands, United Kingdom. The maximum depth is over 150ft/46m.

The wreck was discovered and identified in May 2000 by Ian Trumpness and Kevin Heath of Stromness. It had been listed on fishing charts but believed to be an unknown fishing vessel. It lies in 285 feet of water.

Sunk on 6 Dec, 1944 in the North Atlantic, 16 miles west of Yesnaby in the Orkney Islands, by 6 depth charges from a British Sunderland aircraft (Sqdn. 201). 50 dead (all hands lost). (FDS/NHB, April 1997).

The boat had been believed to have been lost in the Pentland Firth.

Depth: 285 feet (87 meters)
Position (lat, long): 58.44, -4.29

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