Le Michel C

Steamboat wreck with many details near Giens

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43° 0' 72.0" N, 6° 8' 47.0" E
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Data & Description

Contributed by:
Alexander Schönleber

Description dive spot:
The "Michel C" collided at night and fog with a ship of the same shipping company. As the back then very modern two-screw powered steam-powered ship had previously been damaged, insurance fraud was suspected.
The wreck has decayed heavily, but with many details. On the wreck you will find many conger eels and moray eels. In addition, a huge lobster is waiting in the bow.

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Last content update:
2007/02/20

Local dive center:
European Diving School

Position:
at Giens, about 500 meters south-southeast of the lighthouse of Île du Grand Ribaud

Weather:

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Type of vessel:
Steamboat

Sunk:
26th to 27th of November 1900

Reason sunk:
clash with another ship

Minimum depth:
35 meters

Maximum depth:
42 meters

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