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Jupiter

Location

S tip of R°ytinga

Position

60║ 52.3┤N 04░ 47.0┤E

Depth

15-35m

Chart

M782

Jupiter was a small cargo steamer built in Greenock in 1856. She was 652brt, measured 55x8x7 metres, and had a 2 cylinder compound engine. She ran aground on the S point of R°ytingkalvens in December 1912, whilst on a voyage between Trondheim and Bergen, carrying passengers and general cargo. She was broken up in situ the following year.

Jupiter lies along the foot of a cliff, about 10m out from the base. Although the wreck is mainly broken, some parts are still standing at the stern, the deepest part. Moving shallower there are plates, girders and ribs lying on a coarse sand bottom. There is still plenty to see and Jupiter makes an interesting dive.