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S.S. PLM 27 - Canada

S.S. PLM 27 is a boat accessible salt water dive site, located in St. John’s, NL, Canada. This dive site has an average rating of 5.00 out of 5 from 2 scuba divers. The maximum depth is 91-100ft/28-30m. The average visibility is 36-40ft/11-12m.

September 5, 1942-PLM 27 goes down-Fresh from the rush of the kill, Wissman next trained U-518’s gun sights on PLM 27.

Short for Paris-Lyon-Marseilles, PLM 27 was a Free French ship which escaped Ruggeberg’s attacks that sank Saganaga and Strathcona two months earlier, saved by the counter-fire from the valiant Evelyn B which was anchored nearby.Wissmann tied off the loose end left by Ruggeberg, firing a single well-aimed shot that dispatched PLM 100 feet to the bottom almost immediately, taking 12 crew members with her.


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Mark63 - 1/30/2021 12:44 PM
Rating Added: 5
Love the WWII history of this site, a great wreck to dive and a must return for me.