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Shillong

Shillong Ras Gharib Gulf of Suez 28.16.33N – 33.13.50E The Shillong Type of ship – Cargo Liner Launched – Newcastle, June 9th 1948 Completed – March 5th 1949 Builder – Vickers-Armstrong & Co Ltd., High Walker Yard No. 104 Owned & Operated by – The Peninsular & Oriental S.N.Co, London Dimensions – 159.1m x 20.5m …

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Birchwood

With its hull breaking the surface, the Birchwood 2 lies in a sheltered bay at Ras Shuker. With a maximum depth of only 12 metres, it offers a great introduction to wreck diving, but also has great potential for photography and supports a unique ecosystem. The origins of this wreck are unknown, as are the …

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Carina

27°47’45″N; 33°51’22″E :Location Danaba reef Shaab ALI Carina * 312ft long, 1095 tons, Tyne built * Sail and screw steamer * Carrying a general cargo including Belgian glassware * Caught fire * Struck Sha’ab Ali Dive Site: Carina Description: 18th Century steamship Length: 40 – 50 metres (130 – 165 feet) Depth: 10 m (20 …

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Alaska

position 27.47N/33.51E Alaska was as a refrigerated cargo ship, or “Reefer” ship, of 1,012 GRT built at Corcho Hijos shipbuilding, Santander, Spain. The ship was launched 22 June 1959 and completed the following November with a length of 82 meters, a beam of 12.3 meters with a single diesel engine connected to a single shaft for …

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Aboudy

Constructed: 1960 (Germany) Wrecked: 1988 Length of ship: 76m (250ft) Wreck location: Ras Gharib, Egypt. Depth range of wreck: surface 10m The Wreck Today The bridge and superstructure are located aft and have collapsed. The holds, which run continuously through the ship, still contain some of her cargo – hundreds of 120ml bottles of cough …

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S.S Turkia

S.S Turkia The TURKIA has the potential for being the new Thistlegorm. A very similar vessel to the Thistlegorm, she was also sunk by the explosion and was also carrying war materials. The wreck is diveable all year round and attracts an amazing amount of marine life. Currently well out of the range of most …

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Deep North Wrecks liveaboard trip

The Northern Wrecks of the Red Sea have been shrouded in mystery for many years and divers have been begging to go there forever. Deep Voyage has finally decided to take the plunge and go for it full force! This trip is awesome for veteran Red Sea travellers who have been to Egypt many times …

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Zabargad Island

GPS: N 23° 36,006′ E 36° 12,707′ Dive Routes General Information Zabargad Island has located 71 km from the Egyptian coast in the middle of the sea, and at its southern fringing reef lies the dive site Turtle Bay, whose name derives from the turtles that come here once a year to lay their eggs …

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Panorama

GPS – Position 26° 44.94′ N 34° 4.9′ E Depth: 2-18m, plateau to 35m, then sheer drop-off 100m+ Location: Around 75 mins from Safaga. Conditions: Some experienced required. The current can be ripping, and on a windy day, the sea here can be rough. Overview: The moorings are to the southwest of this large oval-shaped …

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Bluff Point

GUBAL ISLAND THE BARG One disadvantage of Bluff Point is that being an ideal place to wait to cross the Straights is gets busy – very busy! Once the safari boats are moored they tend not to want to move until they leave for the crossing and this does limit you to diving the Gubal …