the only passenger who survived the wreck of the RMS Rhone was behind this porthole - divers are all asked to rub it three times (hence the gleaming brass after 150 years!)
The RMS Rhone sunk in a hurricane in 1867 off Salt Island, BVI.
A great dive done in two dives - one to the bow section and the other to the mid ships/stern.
"The RMS Rhone was a British packet ship owned by the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company. She was wrecked off the coast of Salt Island in the British Virgin Islands on 29 October 1867 during a hurricane with the loss of approximately 123 lives."
More at: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RMS_Rhone