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    The greatest disaster to occur in Isle of Wight waters was the loss in 1917 of..
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REF NR: 609

In 1979 the well-known Isle of Wight diver Martin Woodward while conducting a magnetometer survey off the south coast of the island came across HMS Acheron which had blown in half after being hit by a mine on 17th December 1940.