The Scapa Flow Landscape Partnership Scheme

 

SS Almeria, wreck site, Skerry Sound

 

SS Almeria (a steel steamship previously named Patapsco and Wakefield) was built in 1888 in the Sunderland shipyard of Sir James Laing and Sons. Purchased by the Admiralty initially as an accommodation ship, she was later scuttled as a blockship in Skerry Sound on 20 February 1915.