Have you ever wanted to explore the wrecks of WWII ships? Scuba diving at the SS British Sergeant in Sri Lanka is just that.
SS British Sergeant is a scuba diver’s paradise. This WWII shipwreck is teeming with marine life, and is a popular spot for divers of all levels. The wreck is split into two parts both of which can be explored. It was built in 1922 and was used extensively during the war.
The SS British Sergeant was sunk in 1942 after being torpedoed by a German U-boat. The ship lies in 55 feet of water, making it accessible to both beginner and experienced divers. There has been some debate as to whether this ship is the SS British Sergeant or the SS Norviken.
When you dive the SS British Sergeant, you’ll see an abundance of fish and other marine life. The wreck is also home to a variety of hard and soft corals.
Whether you’re a certified diver or just getting started, scuba diving the British Sergeant is an experience you won’t soon forget!