Wood cargo ship at Sha'ab Abu Nuhas
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Teakwood and mahogany
April 19th, 1983
ran aground on the reef of Abu Nuhas because of a navigation problem
Sha'ab Abu Nuhas
Description dive spot:
The cargo ship lies drilled in itself on the side between 7 and 27 meters and is broken apart in the middle. Bow and stern lie apart about 30 meters. The middle part is completly destroyed, but the bridge and the men's quarter is very good preserved and lies between 7 and 15 meters, which is perfect for diving.
The highlights next to the men's quarter is the machine room. It is very spacious and the two Japanese diesel engines, which had 5.000 horsepower output still are very impressing with all their details.
Because of its sloping position diving the wreck is special. Easily orientation gets irritated, especially in the bridge and the men's quarter.
Many soft corals already discovered the wreck site.
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