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 Zenobia

Cyprus

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 34° 53.841' N
Longitude: 33° 39.471' E

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English (Translate this text in English): 15 minutes by boat from Larnaca port (0.5 nautical mile).

English (Translate this text in English): 15 minutes by boat from Larnaca port (0.5 nautical mile).

15 minutes by boat from Larnaca port (0.5 nautical mile).

English (Translate this text in English): 15 minutes by boat from Larnaca port (0.5 nautical mile).

English (Translate this text in English): 15 minutes by boat from Larnaca port (0.5 nautical mile).

English (Translate this text in English): 15 minutes by boat from Larnaca port (0.5 nautical mile).

English (Translate this text in English): 15 minutes by boat from Larnaca port (0.5 nautical mile).

English (Translate this text in English): 15 minutes by boat from Larnaca port (0.5 nautical mile).

English (Translate this text in English): 15 minutes by boat from Larnaca port (0.5 nautical mile).

How? By boat

Distance Good boat time (< 30min)

Easy to find? Easy to find

 Dive site Characteristics

Average depth 25.0 m / 82 ft

Max depth 42.0 m / 137.8 ft

Current Low ( < 1 knot)

Visibility Good ( 10 - 30 m)

Quality

Dive site quality Great

Experience CMAS ** / AOW

Bio interest Interesting

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Week-end crowd 

Dive type

- Wreck

Dive site activities

- Marine biology
- Night dive
- Snorkeling / Free diving
- Photography

Dangers

- Depth
- Boat trafic

 Additional Information

English (Translate this text in English): She sunk on her maiden voyage to Cyprus in 7 June 1980 off Larnaca's fishing harbor. She was a 10,000 ton ferry; 178 m long. Zenobia is now lying on her side at 42 meters. She has three decks, and two stern doors (1 port, 1 starboard) , powered by two 7 cylinder, single acting, oil-fired two strokes engines.
The ferry was fully loaded with 108 trailers and trucks, that are now resting on the sea floor..., marine life includes moray eels, scorpionfish, fire worms, damselfish, nudibranchs, amberjacks, grouper among others.

English (Translate this text in English): She sunk on her maiden voyage to Cyprus in 7 June 1980 off Larnaca's fishing harbor. She was a 10,000 ton ferry; 178 m long. Zenobia is now lying on her side at 42 meters. She has three decks, and two stern doors (1 port, 1 starboard) , powered by two 7 cylinder, single acting, oil-fired two strokes engines.
The ferry was fully loaded with 108 trailers and trucks, that are now resting on the sea floor..., marine life includes moray eels, scorpionfish, fire worms, damselfish, nudibranchs, amberjacks, grouper among others.

She sunk on her maiden voyage to Cyprus in 7 June 1980 off Larnaca's fishing harbor. She was a 10,000 ton ferry; 178 m long. Zenobia is now lying on her side at 42 meters. She has three decks, and two stern doors (1 port, 1 starboard) , powered by two 7 cylinder, single acting, oil-fired two strokes engines.
The ferry was fully loaded with 108 trailers and trucks, that are now resting on the sea floor..., marine life includes moray eels, scorpionfish, fire worms, damselfish, nudibranchs, amberjacks, grouper among others.

English (Translate this text in English): She sunk on her maiden voyage to Cyprus in 7 June 1980 off Larnaca's fishing harbor. She was a 10,000 ton ferry; 178 m long. Zenobia is now lying on her side at 42 meters. She has three decks, and two stern doors (1 port, 1 starboard) , powered by two 7 cylinder, single acting, oil-fired two strokes engines.
The ferry was fully loaded with 108 trailers and trucks, that are now resting on the sea floor..., marine life includes moray eels, scorpionfish, fire worms, damselfish, nudibranchs, amberjacks, grouper among others.

English (Translate this text in English): She sunk on her maiden voyage to Cyprus in 7 June 1980 off Larnaca's fishing harbor. She was a 10,000 ton ferry; 178 m long. Zenobia is now lying on her side at 42 meters. She has three decks, and two stern doors (1 port, 1 starboard) , powered by two 7 cylinder, single acting, oil-fired two strokes engines.
The ferry was fully loaded with 108 trailers and trucks, that are now resting on the sea floor..., marine life includes moray eels, scorpionfish, fire worms, damselfish, nudibranchs, amberjacks, grouper among others.

English (Translate this text in English): She sunk on her maiden voyage to Cyprus in 7 June 1980 off Larnaca's fishing harbor. She was a 10,000 ton ferry; 178 m long. Zenobia is now lying on her side at 42 meters. She has three decks, and two stern doors (1 port, 1 starboard) , powered by two 7 cylinder, single acting, oil-fired two strokes engines.
The ferry was fully loaded with 108 trailers and trucks, that are now resting on the sea floor..., marine life includes moray eels, scorpionfish, fire worms, damselfish, nudibranchs, amberjacks, grouper among others.

English (Translate this text in English): She sunk on her maiden voyage to Cyprus in 7 June 1980 off Larnaca's fishing harbor. She was a 10,000 ton ferry; 178 m long. Zenobia is now lying on her side at 42 meters. She has three decks, and two stern doors (1 port, 1 starboard) , powered by two 7 cylinder, single acting, oil-fired two strokes engines.
The ferry was fully loaded with 108 trailers and trucks, that are now resting on the sea floor..., marine life includes moray eels, scorpionfish, fire worms, damselfish, nudibranchs, amberjacks, grouper among others.

English (Translate this text in English): She sunk on her maiden voyage to Cyprus in 7 June 1980 off Larnaca's fishing harbor. She was a 10,000 ton ferry; 178 m long. Zenobia is now lying on her side at 42 meters. She has three decks, and two stern doors (1 port, 1 starboard) , powered by two 7 cylinder, single acting, oil-fired two strokes engines.
The ferry was fully loaded with 108 trailers and trucks, that are now resting on the sea floor..., marine life includes moray eels, scorpionfish, fire worms, damselfish, nudibranchs, amberjacks, grouper among others.

English (Translate this text in English): She sunk on her maiden voyage to Cyprus in 7 June 1980 off Larnaca's fishing harbor. She was a 10,000 ton ferry; 178 m long. Zenobia is now lying on her side at 42 meters. She has three decks, and two stern doors (1 port, 1 starboard) , powered by two 7 cylinder, single acting, oil-fired two strokes engines.
The ferry was fully loaded with 108 trailers and trucks, that are now resting on the sea floor..., marine life includes moray eels, scorpionfish, fire worms, damselfish, nudibranchs, amberjacks, grouper among others.

 Dive logs

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Zenobia
By Iakovost
Jan 22, 2011
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Zenobia
By divingstcon
Jul 7, 2006
2nd Zenobia Dive -
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Zenobia
By divingstcon
Jul 7, 2006
1st Zenobia Dive - CAD to Zenobia Wreck. Due to multilevel dive, the RDP tables I have cannot be used. Dive master had computer.
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 Dive trips

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Trip: Cyprus 2006
By divingstcon
From Jul 1, 2006 to Jul 14, 2006
Just a short trip to have some rest before new international assignment (residence-based in Nigeria)
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 Comments

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By neil yeomans , 30-06-2009

alpha divers - hi guys would recommend to use the above named dive company, Chris and crew have a great set up and he knows the wreck well

By Anonymous , 11-03-2009

awesome scenes - a must whilst in cyprus, will dive there again in May 09

By Anonymous , 02-02-2009

- Hello,
I spent a year diving the Xenobia in 1999. Some great times. Good to see her on Google Earth but most of the photos are well out of position. Look closer and you will see the dive boats clustered around the site. Even closer and you can just see the outline of the wreck.

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