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Star of Rawiah

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Very little information has been found for this vessel. What is known is that she was a small cargo ship of 778 GRT which was built in 1943 and departed Suez en route to Safaga in ballast, running aground and sinking on 06 April 1976 on the northern tip of Ashrafi Island at position 27.48.00N/33.40.16E in 20-24 meters of water. The ship was abandoned and declared a total construction loss.

 

Diving Information

The Star of Rawiah is a regular dive destination for recreational divers. No reviews on diving this wreck have been found as of yet.

 

References:

http://www.touregypt.net/VDC/miscegyptwrecks.htm

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