Torpedo-boat destroyer near Saint-Tropez
Data & Description
Local dive center:
European Diving School
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Type of vessel:
Port of registry:
February 4th 1903
on calm sea and full speed accumulated on a shoal and sunk during the subsequent towing attempt
Point Andati near Cap Lardier
Description dive spot:
The wreck is partially tilted to almost 60 degrees to the side. The edging of the bug has withstood the weight of the years a little better than the rest of the ship. Everywhere are missing large parts of the planking and the spans of the trunk are clearly recognizable as skeletons. You can easily penetrate the interior of the wreck in some places and admire the huge supply lines of the boiler in the engine room. The bow is covered with purple sponges. The propellers are almost completely immersed in the sand, only a small part of which can still be seen. Between the bow and the central part of the ship is a large cargo of bricks spread over the sand. In the middle part you will also find a lot of congers. Current is not an issue on the wreck, it is usually weak and the visibility is excellent.
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