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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 43° 11.294' N
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From Cavalaire, or Saint-Topez Harbour.
How? By boat
Distance Good boat time (< 30min)
Easy to find? Easy to find
Average depth 34.0 m / 111.5 ft
Max depth 41 m / 134.5 ft
Current Medium ( 1-2 knots)
Visibility Excellent ( > 30 m)
Dive site quality Great
Experience CMAS *** / Rescue
Bio interest Outstanding
- Marine biology
- Boat trafic
This submarine was a mine-layer, launched in 1931 for the Franch Navy. Length: 66m.
After the war, it was sunk on purpose by the Navy in 1958, to serve as a sonar target.
This is one of the most beautiful dives from the French Riviera. Ideal for a Nitrox 30 mix. When diving with air, do not stay more than 15 minutes at the bottom to avoid long decompression stops. Beware of currents both on the surface and on the wreck. The sealife in the wreck is magnificent: groupers, lobsters, moray eels, conger eels, etc. It is not recommended to penetrate inside the wreck (risk of entanglement, low visibility due to sediments). There exist only 2 other submarines on the french riviera: one at an extreme depth (127m) called
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