Story: Marlborough places

Wreck of the Mikhail Lermontov

Wreck of the Mikhail Lermontov

The Soviet cruise ship Mikhail Lermontov foundered off Cape Jackson in the Marlborough Sounds in January 1986. The wreck of the vessel subsequently became a diving attraction.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough places - Outer Sounds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/31828/wreck-of-the-mikhail-lermontov (accessed 16 June 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 18 Jun 2015