Biography

Antony Grafas was born in Athens in 1968.
In 1997, he starts diving and gets his first star (open water).
The same year he meets with his old schoolmate from primary school, Kostas Thoktaridis and with him he starts his diving career.
Up to 2000 he has passed all educational rungs of diving with last one being the mixed gases (trimix).
This is when everything begins; the window to the abyss has opened.
In 2003 he locates the MONROSA shipwreck in a depth of 90m and starts a series of dives.
In 2004 he locates unknown shipwreck in a depth of 107m.
From 2006 he is a professional diver, collaborating with various diving crews, organizations and the Hellenic Navy.
His love for shipwrecks though is the main pillar of his activities and the one to play determinant role to his next dives.
Thus, in 2010 the implementation of one more goal begins. This time out of the water… It is the creation of a website where he will
be able to share the images he collects from every dive.
In 2010, he dives in a wreck of 118m and populates a video that confirms that this wreck is CITTA DI TRIPOLI.
In 2011, locates a wreck in a depth of 73m and after the completion of its filming he realizes that is the Greek
legendary ship PATRIS (ex Saint Remi 1902).
In 2012, he completes the filming of the wreck of the Italian destroyer CURTATONE in a depth of 96m.
In 2013, he locates a wreck in a depth of 108m and after the completion of its filming he confirms that is a rare ex British TLC type mark 1 LOKFAHRE.
During the same year he locates in a depth of 50m an almost entire war aircraft. After the completion of the research, he confirms that is the German troopship JU-52.
In 2014, in a depth of 108m he locates one of the most beautiful wrecks of the Argosaronikos Bay, the Italian torpedo ship ALDEBARAN.
During the same year, he locates in a depth of 100m one more Italian wreck, the RD-7.
Also, he confirms that a sunk aircraft where he has already dived is the Italian bombing ship SAVOIA-MARCHETTI SM 79 SPARVIERO.
In 2015, he completes the filming of the wreck DON RICARDO.
In November of the same year they detect in a depth of 140m one more wreck that was later confirmed to be the Italian torpedo ship ALTAIR, sister ship with ALDEBARAN of SPICA type.
In 2016, they detect in a depth of 112m at the sea area of Cavo Doro one more wreck. After the first diving and filming it was confirmed to tbe the tragic wreck of M/S CHRISSI AVGI.

Diver Antonis Grafas