ABU NUHAS (GIANNIS D.)
Who hasn’t heart of the Giannis D? This Greek freighter ran in April 1983 into the reef. Then in two weeks time fell apart and sank. Giannis D. is the most dived wreck of Egypt. It is at 28 meters deep, angled to port, with the bridge in great condition and an engine room packed with glass fish. Because the load consisted of wood, it is also called "The Wooden Wreck. The wreck is ideal for penetration. Make sure you have adequate training and be careful not to get dizzy because the wreck is diagonally.
Sunk: 1983. Type: Cargo. Freight: wood. Weight: 1,776 tons. Length: 99.50m. Width: 16m. Depth: 6.53m. Shallowest point: 10m. Deepest point: 28m Engine: 6 cylinder diesel with 3000 hp. Boatyard: Kuryshima Dock, Japan. Shipping company: Dumac Shipping & Trading Corp., Piraeus, Greece.
Be aware of waves when the wind is strong. Be aware of strong currents in the wreck when the weather is rough. For qualified divers only.
ABU NUHAS (GIANNIS D.) Features
- Shoyo Maru, Markus, Houtwrak, Egypte
- Abu Nuhas, Straat van Gobal
- At 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 (zodiac from liveaboard)
- Limited / strong
- 10 - 40 m.
- Average visibility
- 25 m.
- 10 - 28 m.
- Lionfish, mediterranean moray or roman eel, napoleonfish or humphead wrasse, lionfish, lionfish, tuna, whitetip reef shark
- Other recreation