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  • Wreck Diving Program - 2 Boat Dives

Description

The name Minnewaska comes from the American Indian word meaning clear water.

The ship was built in Belfast in November 1908 and It was 183 meters long constructed as a passenger steamer. During the first world war the ship was used by the British military to transport troops. On the 29th November 1916 the ship was leaving Souda the troops onboard when she struck a mine laid by a German submarine UC23.

Hold below the water line she started to sink Captain Gates steered a course to the nearest land to try to beach the ship in the area of Marathi. Here all the survivors from the explosion made it to the shore the wreck remained here for many years until it was sold to a Italian company for scrap.

One section was too deep to salvage and it is this 50 meter long, 10 meter wide section that can be seen by divers today at a depth between 12 and 20 meters.

This program includes 2 boat dives (usually in the morning).

Wreck Diving Program - 2 Boat Dives

100.00€

Available Options

General Information

- All bookings are subject to availability. If the program is not available for your selected date/s, we will suggest an alternative program.

- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of your booking.

- Children must be accompanied by an adult.

- Not recommended for people with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions. All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions (for example asthma, heart conditions, etc.) may prevent you from diving, please consult your doctor.

- Not recommended for pregnant women.

- All diving programs are subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.

Cancellation Policy

- If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

- If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.

- If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

The name Minnewaska comes from the American Indian word meaning clear water.

The ship was built in Belfast in November 1908 and It was 183 meters long constructed as a passenger steamer. During the first world war the ship was used by the British military to transport troops. On the 29th November 1916 the ship was leaving Souda the troops onboard when she struck a mine laid by a German submarine UC23.

Hold below the water line she started to sink Captain Gates steered a course to the nearest land to try to beach the ship in the area of Marathi. Here all the survivors from the explosion made it to the shore the wreck remained here for many years until it was sold to a Italian company for scrap.

One section was too deep to salvage and it is this 50 meter long, 10 meter wide section that can be seen by divers today at a depth between 12 and 20 meters.

This program includes 2 boat dives (usually in the morning).