HMS Coriolanus


port, place of departure:                              Novigrad, Umag,

depth above the wreck:                               17 m,

depth at the bottom:                                   30 m,

level of diver training:                                  advanced,

diving type:                                                wreck,

diving period:                                             whole year. Season june-september,

visibility max:                                            30 m,

water temperature:                                    11-24 °C,

available from:                                           boat,

currents:                                                   occurs,

warnings:                                                  none.

Wreck description:

HMS Coriolanus is a British minesweeper built in 1940. It sank as a result of hitting a mine while purifying waters of north-western Istria, on May 5, 1945. The shipwreck is very well preserved; it is worthwhile to see the he rudder and screw, and a hole in the starboard. There is possible to observe rich underwater life, e.g. bait fish.

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