Million Hope Wreck

Information:

port, place of departure:                              Sharm el Sheikh,

depth above the wreck:                               no information,

depth at the bottom:                                   24 m,

level of diver training:                                  advanced,

diving type:                                                wreck,

diving period:                                             whole year,

visibility max:                                            10 - 30 m,

water temperature:                                    15 - 35 °C,

available from:                                           boat,

currents:                                                   occurs,

warnings:                                                  none.

Wreck description:

To the diving site it is possible to get only by boat. There is a shipwreck of the transport boat, which on July 20, 1996 crashed on the reef and sank. The ship had a length of 176 m and width of 24 meters. On the day of disaster transported 26 thousand ton of phosphates. Impact and oil, which leaked out from the wreck, for a few days after the disaster destroyed the part of reef. Fortunately, the leak wasn’t very big and had stopped. Currently, the shipwreck is still falling apart, but stands straight and it is possible to penetrate its hull and stern. This place is characterized by a rich marine flora and fauna.

 

photo: Monia Shibi Shibuya

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