Friday, September 24

Browsing: Wreck Blog

Do you love to take photographs when you are out wreck diving? As we continue to expand the website for The Red Sea Wreck Project we are looking for pictures to add to our wreck listings. If you have photographs of any of our wrecks then we would love you to share them with us. Simply CLICK HERE and complete our short form and we will include your pictures on our website, together with a credit to you as the photographer and we will even share our favorite photographs on our various social media channels (great publicity for you if…

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Let’s just say we are extremely happy to have hit 4000 followers on Facebook this week. We knew that there would be some interest in the wrecks of the Red Sea when we launched this project, after all, the Red Sea is one of the scuba diving capitals of the world but to have hit 4000 followers after only being live for 2 weeks….well we are more than impressed and extremely excited moving forward with the project. Whilst originally the site was something for us, the level of interest in what we are doing makes the whole project so much…

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Following some additional research on the wreck of the El Minya (El Minia, El Mina, El Miniya), we have now updated our wreck information with additional information on the sinking itself which certainly makes for some interesting reading. Learn more about the El Minya at: https://www.redseawreckproject.com/red-sea-shipwreck-database/e/el-minya/

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Well it has taken quite a lot of work to get to this point but this is only the beginning. Today sees the “soft launch” of The Red Sea Wreck Project Website. When I say that it is only the beginning, it really is. At the moment The Red Sea Wreck Project website contains all what is known about the various wrecks around the Red Sea (primarily Egypt). This information is what is currently available in the public domain, on the Internet and in various research books, but we have placed it all under one roof so to speak for…

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The idea was that we would go and look for some new wrecks around the southern end of the Gulf of Suez. We’ve never done anything like it before and I’d heard of wrecks that were undived and I’d previously tried having a good scooter around but to no avail as you don’t cover enough ground. What was needed was a sonar to give us an idea of what was down there. A used one had come for sale and Tony bought it. I acquired another scooter and that was it. It was Tony and Simon’s wreck hunt. While I…

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