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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
De chasty
Nov 20, 2017
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Salem Express
De skilled_fingers
Mai 21, 2016
Dive # 10 - My first wreck diving
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Salem Express
De sonia.woog
Nov 13, 2014
genial faite pour la 2eme fois - une petite pensée pour les victimes
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Salem Express
De erikvl
Jun 10, 2011
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Salem Express
De erikvl
Jun 21, 2010
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Viaje: Clubsafari 2017
Por chasty
De 18 nov 2017 a 25 nov 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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Viaje: Duikvakantie 2011
Por erikvl
De 7 jun 2011 a 14 jun 2011
Duikvakantie naar Safaga met Go DiveXperience
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Viaje: Duikvakantie 2010
Por erikvl
De 15 jun 2010 a 23 jun 2010
Duikvakavtie GDX 2010 Safaga - egypt
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Viaje: Egypt DiveSafari Bohemia
Por Pepper
De 2 may 2010 a 7 may 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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