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 Salem Express

Egypt, Safaga

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Exact

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Latitude: 26° 38.372' N
Longitude: 34° 3.675' E

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English (Translate this text in English): The wreck is located south of Hyndman reef, southeast of Port Safaga.

English (Translate this text in English): The wreck is located south of Hyndman reef, southeast of Port Safaga.

The wreck is located south of Hyndman reef, southeast of Port Safaga.

English (Translate this text in English): The wreck is located south of Hyndman reef, southeast of Port Safaga.

English (Translate this text in English): The wreck is located south of Hyndman reef, southeast of Port Safaga.

English (Translate this text in English): The wreck is located south of Hyndman reef, southeast of Port Safaga.

English (Translate this text in English): The wreck is located south of Hyndman reef, southeast of Port Safaga.

English (Translate this text in English): The wreck is located south of Hyndman reef, southeast of Port Safaga.

English (Translate this text in English): The wreck is located south of Hyndman reef, southeast of Port Safaga.

How? By boat

Distance Long boat time (> 30min)

Easy to find? Easy to find

 Dive site Characteristics

Average depth 20.0 m / 65.6 ft

Max depth 35.0 m / 114.8 ft

Current Low ( < 1 knot)

Visibility Good ( 10 - 30 m)

Quality

Dive site quality Good

Experience CMAS ** / AOW

Bio interest Poor

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Dive type

- Wreck
- Sharks
- Reef
- Ambiance

Dive site activities

- Marine biology
- Photography

Dangers

- Depth

 Additional Information

English (Translate this text in English): The Salem Express is the only wreck of the area. This is a ferry who was carrying pilgrims returning from Mecca. The boat sunk in 1992 during the night.

300 victims perished in one of the greatest marine tragedies of all time. Many divers avoid this site considering it a morbid forbidding place.

The wreck lays on the side, between 5 and 30m deep. You can enter some large places.

Anyway enterring the wreck is stricly forbiden. The Wreck is clasified as maritim Tombe.

It's up to you to decide if you want to dive in cemetery and try before to take your decision to take the place of somebody who lose relative inside.

Going in is an absolute "no do", but going there every year or two is interesting to see how nature slowly regains this tragic place.

English (Translate this text in English): The Salem Express is the only wreck of the area. This is a ferry who was carrying pilgrims returning from Mecca. The boat sunk in 1992 during the night.

300 victims perished in one of the greatest marine tragedies of all time. Many divers avoid this site considering it a morbid forbidding place.

The wreck lays on the side, between 5 and 30m deep. You can enter some large places.

Anyway enterring the wreck is stricly forbiden. The Wreck is clasified as maritim Tombe.

It's up to you to decide if you want to dive in cemetery and try before to take your decision to take the place of somebody who lose relative inside.

Going in is an absolute "no do", but going there every year or two is interesting to see how nature slowly regains this tragic place.

The Salem Express is the only wreck of the area. This is a ferry who was carrying pilgrims returning from Mecca. The boat sunk in 1992 during the night.

300 victims perished in one of the greatest marine tragedies of all time. Many divers avoid this site considering it a morbid forbidding place.

The wreck lays on the side, between 5 and 30m deep. You can enter some large places.

Anyway enterring the wreck is stricly forbiden. The Wreck is clasified as maritim Tombe.

It's up to you to decide if you want to dive in cemetery and try before to take your decision to take the place of somebody who lose relative inside.

Going in is an absolute "no do", but going there every year or two is interesting to see how nature slowly regains this tragic place.

English (Translate this text in English): The Salem Express is the only wreck of the area. This is a ferry who was carrying pilgrims returning from Mecca. The boat sunk in 1992 during the night.

300 victims perished in one of the greatest marine tragedies of all time. Many divers avoid this site considering it a morbid forbidding place.

The wreck lays on the side, between 5 and 30m deep. You can enter some large places.

Anyway enterring the wreck is stricly forbiden. The Wreck is clasified as maritim Tombe.

It's up to you to decide if you want to dive in cemetery and try before to take your decision to take the place of somebody who lose relative inside.

Going in is an absolute "no do", but going there every year or two is interesting to see how nature slowly regains this tragic place.

English (Translate this text in English): The Salem Express is the only wreck of the area. This is a ferry who was carrying pilgrims returning from Mecca. The boat sunk in 1992 during the night.

300 victims perished in one of the greatest marine tragedies of all time. Many divers avoid this site considering it a morbid forbidding place.

The wreck lays on the side, between 5 and 30m deep. You can enter some large places.

Anyway enterring the wreck is stricly forbiden. The Wreck is clasified as maritim Tombe.

It's up to you to decide if you want to dive in cemetery and try before to take your decision to take the place of somebody who lose relative inside.

Going in is an absolute "no do", but going there every year or two is interesting to see how nature slowly regains this tragic place.

English (Translate this text in English): The Salem Express is the only wreck of the area. This is a ferry who was carrying pilgrims returning from Mecca. The boat sunk in 1992 during the night.

300 victims perished in one of the greatest marine tragedies of all time. Many divers avoid this site considering it a morbid forbidding place.

The wreck lays on the side, between 5 and 30m deep. You can enter some large places.

Anyway enterring the wreck is stricly forbiden. The Wreck is clasified as maritim Tombe.

It's up to you to decide if you want to dive in cemetery and try before to take your decision to take the place of somebody who lose relative inside.

Going in is an absolute "no do", but going there every year or two is interesting to see how nature slowly regains this tragic place.

English (Translate this text in English): The Salem Express is the only wreck of the area. This is a ferry who was carrying pilgrims returning from Mecca. The boat sunk in 1992 during the night.

300 victims perished in one of the greatest marine tragedies of all time. Many divers avoid this site considering it a morbid forbidding place.

The wreck lays on the side, between 5 and 30m deep. You can enter some large places.

Anyway enterring the wreck is stricly forbiden. The Wreck is clasified as maritim Tombe.

It's up to you to decide if you want to dive in cemetery and try before to take your decision to take the place of somebody who lose relative inside.

Going in is an absolute "no do", but going there every year or two is interesting to see how nature slowly regains this tragic place.

English (Translate this text in English): The Salem Express is the only wreck of the area. This is a ferry who was carrying pilgrims returning from Mecca. The boat sunk in 1992 during the night.

300 victims perished in one of the greatest marine tragedies of all time. Many divers avoid this site considering it a morbid forbidding place.

The wreck lays on the side, between 5 and 30m deep. You can enter some large places.

Anyway enterring the wreck is stricly forbiden. The Wreck is clasified as maritim Tombe.

It's up to you to decide if you want to dive in cemetery and try before to take your decision to take the place of somebody who lose relative inside.

Going in is an absolute "no do", but going there every year or two is interesting to see how nature slowly regains this tragic place.

English (Translate this text in English): The Salem Express is the only wreck of the area. This is a ferry who was carrying pilgrims returning from Mecca. The boat sunk in 1992 during the night.

300 victims perished in one of the greatest marine tragedies of all time. Many divers avoid this site considering it a morbid forbidding place.

The wreck lays on the side, between 5 and 30m deep. You can enter some large places.

Anyway enterring the wreck is stricly forbiden. The Wreck is clasified as maritim Tombe.

It's up to you to decide if you want to dive in cemetery and try before to take your decision to take the place of somebody who lose relative inside.

Going in is an absolute "no do", but going there every year or two is interesting to see how nature slowly regains this tragic place.

 Dive logs

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Salem Express
Obok chasty
lis 20, 2017
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Salem Express
Obok skilled_fingers
maj 21, 2016
Dive # 10 - My first wreck diving
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Salem Express
Obok erikvl
cze 10, 2011
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Salem Express
Obok erikvl
cze 21, 2010
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Salem Express
Obok erikvl
cze 18, 2010
- wrakduik salem express
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 Dive trips

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Podróż: Clubsafari 2017
Obok chasty
Od lis 18, 2017 do lis 25, 2017
Andreas Hofer Rudolf Kelinrath Roman Schneider Michael Sombori Mario Reisner Dieter Reisner Günter Lehner Alfred Mannen Günter Schwarz Werner Kapfenberger Ulrich Lielacher Günter Vorwerk Fritz Werdenik 
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erikvl avatar
Podróż: Duikvakantie 2011
Obok erikvl
Od cze 7, 2011 do cze 14, 2011
Duikvakantie naar Safaga met Go DiveXperience
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Podróż: Duikvakantie 2010
Obok erikvl
Od cze 15, 2010 do cze 23, 2010
Duikvakavtie GDX 2010 Safaga - egypt
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Podróż: Egypt DiveSafari Bohemia
Obok Pepper
Od maj 2, 2010 do maj 7, 2010
Недельное Дайв-Сафари на яхте Богемия с клубом Солнечная волна (Новосибирск)
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By Jerome_Smeets , 05-02-2011

Getting better and better - with more and more life attached to it.
Usually penetration not allowed.

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