Phillip Island Wreck Diving
TSS GEORGE KERMODE
Depth 23 meters recommended Advanced Open Water / Wreck Certified
The TSS George Kermode was Scuttled in 1976, 1 nautical mile south of the Cunningham Bay, The George Kermode was a twin-screwed steam powered bucket dredge. Now lying upside down on the sea floor, and is mostly intact, Standing eight metres high off the bottom at the stern. The ship is full of massive gears and heavy machinery, massive dredge buckets are littered over the sea bed at the bow. There is a very large variety of fish life swarm around the wreck, particularly the mid section, Yellowtail Kingfish and Snapper are a very common site on this dive and if your lucky you might see a Seven Gill Shark of which are totally harmless.
For those Wreck Divers the George Kermode offers some excellent penetration, with accessible points of interest including the wo massive boilers, a large section of the bow and the chain lockers.