Abu Nahas is a Greek ship that sank in 1976 to a depth of 30 meters. The load, a large amount of stone tiles, made for the nickname 'Tile Wreck”. In the early morning you can see the occasional white tip reef shark. Because of the very narrow entrances and exits entering the wreck is only for experienced divers. Actual penetration is not recommended because the wreck is quite unstable!
Name: Abu Nuhas / Chrisoulaka K. / Tilewreck. Sunk: 1981. Type: freighter. Freight: Italian floor tiles. Weight: 3720 tons. Length: 98 m. Width: 14.80 m. Draught: 9 m. Shallowest point. 12 m. Deepest point: 28 m. Engine: 9 cylinder diesel with 2700 hp. Boatyard: Orenstein, Koppel & Luebekker Shipyard, Lubeck, Germany. Company: Clarion Marine, Piraeus.
Visibility in Abu Nuhas may be bad due to whirling sediment. Penetration is not recommended.
ABU NUHAS (CHRISOULA K.) Features
- Tegelwrak,Tile Wreck
- Abu Nuhas, Straat van Gobal, Egypte
- At boat charter
- 120 min.
- Suitable for
- All levels (in good weather), advanced divers in bad weather
- N.v.t. / NA
- Free access
- Boat dive facilities
- Kind of dive
- Boat dive
- 10 - 25 m.
- Average visibility
- 15 m.
- 28 m.
- Perch, batfish, frogfish , lionfish, lionfish
- Other recreation