Shipwrecks list

CESSNA U206F

CESSNA U206F

Flight facts On the 17th of November 2015 the amphibian plane CESSNA U206F having Megara as final destination, tried unsuccessfully to take off, out of Hydra’s Port and as a result the right floater was damaged. It was then towed towards Mandraki gulf, by the local port police, where it was laid ashore for repairs […]

59th Kilometer

59th Kilometer

At the 59th kilometer of the Athens to Sounion coastal road there is the famously known to few yet still unknown to most, submerged car cemetery.

Shipwreck Motorship Pilaros

Shipwreck Motorship Pilaros

Motorship “Pilaros”, with Piraeus ship register number 5612, DDS SV 4076, a volume of 655 gross registered tonnage and 273 net registered tonnage, 760 tones transport capacity, 59 meters length, constructed in 1954 at the shipyard of STOCZNIA IM. KOMUNY DARYSKEI at GDYNIA, with a MEK NYDQVIST 640 BHP engine.The ship with a timber cargo […]

Shipwreck Kira Eleni

Shipwreck Kira Eleni

Cargo ship “Kyra Eleni” (ex Otta), with Piraeus ship register number 2290, DDS SWZR, a volume of 2290 gross registered tonnage and 1071 net registered tonnage, 99 meters length, 3658 tones transport capacity, constructed in 1949 at Trondhzems M/V shipyard of Trondhzem, Norway, functioning with a MAN 1890 BHP engine of 12 knots speed. The […]

Shipwreck S/S Oria

Shipwreck S/S Oria

The wreck of the steamship “Oria” at Gaidouronisi, a tragedy that took place during the German Occupation of Greece in February 1944 and had almost the triple number of victims in comparison to the wreck of Titanic, is forgotten and left in the past of the History. Only few know that…

Shipwreck of cargo ship S/S Monrosa

Shipwreck of cargo ship S/S Monrosa

Cargo ship S/S Monrosa In July of 2003 at open sea of Anavissos, after serious and intense researches using sonar underwater system (dip meter), the exact spot of the cargo ship “Monrosa” was detected by Antony Grafas. It is mentioned that the Italian cargo steam ship “Monrosa” (ex Intiano, ex Indus), with a volume of […]

Shipwreck of Passenger Ship “Patris” (ex name “Saint Remi”)

Shipwreck of Passenger Ship “Patris” (ex name “Saint Remi”)

Passenger Ship “Patris” (ex name “Saint Remi”) In June 4th 2011, Antonis Grafas and his diving team dived for the first time in an unknown – until then – wreck that they had detected a few time ago near the island of Patroklos in the Saronic Gulf. As it was later proved, this wreck was […]

German submarine U 133

German submarine U 133

In the winter of 2011 the diving team of Antonis Grafas dived, filmed and photographed the well-known wreck of the German submarine U-133 at the bottom of the Argosaronic Gulf. The action and sinking of the German submarine U-133 as seen through historical records, war diaries and field research. During the Second World War one […]

Shipwreck Roza Vlasi

Shipwreck Roza Vlasi

Cargo steam ship Rosa Vlassi Cargo steam ship “Rosa Vlassi”, with Piraeus ship register number 1531, DDS S.V.G.T, a volume of 1959 gross registered tonnage and 914 net registered tonnage, 2784 tones transport capacity, constructed in 1946 at Sunderland, functioning with a three-cylinder reciprocating 750 I.H.P engine. The ship owners were the brothers Giorgos and […]

Shipwreck of destroyer ΗYDRA D-97

Shipwreck of destroyer ΗYDRA D-97

Hydra Destroyer D-97 Dimensions: 92,3/9,7/3,8 meters Displacement: 1350 tones Impulsion: Steam turbines of 52000hp Speed: 40 knots Armament: 4 firearms of 120mm, 3 A/A firearms of 40mm and 2 triple torpedo tubes of 21 inches. It could carry and throw up to 40 mines. After its modernization, its armament was: 3 firearms of 120mm, 3 […]

Shipwreck of destroyer Thiela-Torpedo ship Aigli

Shipwreck of destroyer Thiela-Torpedo ship Aigli

Destroyer Thiela The ship called “Thiela” was constructed in England at the Yarrow shipyard after being ordered by the Greek Government in 1906. It was one of the four destroyers constructed in England from 1905 until 1907 for the Greek Royal Navy. The other three destroyers were called “Sfendoni”, “Logxi” and “Nafkratusa”. The ship participated […]

Shipwreck of rescue ship Mimis

Shipwreck of rescue ship Mimis

Rescue ship Mimis Rescue ship “Mimis” (ex Phoceen, ex Jane, ex Jollife), with Piraeus ship register number 805 of class A, DDS SVGF, a volume of 276 gross registered tonnage and 53 net registered tonnage, a length of 133 feet, constructed in 1888 at the shipyard of J. Readhead and co. of Soutshields, Scotland, owned […]

Shipwreck of cargo ship “Avantis III”

Shipwreck of cargo ship “Avantis III”

The cargo ship “Avantis III” was a cargo ship with a length of 80 meters and a total capacity of 2.362 tones. It was constructed in 1977 in Norway and its first name was “Akershus”. It sank on 19 November 2004 in the morning, in 20 minutes, after crashing into the rocks of “Doroussa” islet, […]

Shipwreck of cargo ship Elenitsa K. ex Cornel.

Shipwreck of cargo ship Elenitsa K. ex Cornel.

ELENITSA K IMO 327grt Built 1938 2 hatches 1 crane/derrick Crossley 6 cylinder oil engine built 1944 and fitted to ship in 1955. Operated by A Kokkinidis and others Registered Piraeus, Greece Call letters: SV3604 The ship was built in 1938 by E J Smit & Zoon at Westerbrook, Holland (Yard # 656) and named […]

Shipwreck C/S Retriever

Shipwreck C/S Retriever

British cable ship “Retriever”, with London ship register number 129024, with a volume of 674 gross registered tonnage and 331 net registered tonnage, a length of 190 feet, constructed in 1909 at the Goole S.B and Repairing co. LTD, Goole shipyard of England. The ship was functioning with a two-cylinder reciprocating 91 NHP engine, owned […]

Shipwreck S/S Agios Markos

Shipwreck S/S Agios Markos

Cargo steam ship “Agios Markos” (ex Homayun), with Ithaka ship register number 58, a volume of 4513 gross registered tonnage and 2732 net registered tonnage, 6850 tones transport capacity, a length of 376 feet, constructed in 1919 at William Gray and Co. shipyard of West Hartlepool, functioning with a three-cylinder reciprocating 517 NHP engine. Aristotelis […]

Shipwreck F/B Aigaion

Shipwreck F/B Aigaion

Passenger ferry boat “Aigaion”, with Piraeus ship register number 6057, DDS SXEV, a volume of 2812 gross registered tonnage and 1417 net registered tonnage, a length of 117 meters, constructed in 1958 at S.A Cockerill shipyard of Antwerp, functioning with two Sultzer 9600 BHP engines, with a speed of 21 knots. The boat was functioning […]

Shipwreck S/S Clan Cumming

Shipwreck S/S Clan Cumming

The Clan Line was founded in 1877 in Liverpool as C. W. Cayzer & Company, trading from the UK to India. The company became Cayzer, Irvine & Company in 1878 when Captain William Irvine joined the firm. In 1881 the Clan Line Association of Steamers was formed and, with an influential Glasgow businessman joining the […]

Shipwreck Tag ship Moudros

Shipwreck Tag ship Moudros

Wreck description The ship is located at an upright position in the sea bottom at an axis of 300° degrees for the bow and 120° for the stern. There are no breaches and the ship has one propeller as well as one stack that was found next to the wreck. The bridge, the corridors and […]

Shipwreck T/p Curtatone

Shipwreck T/p Curtatone

Curtatone, the Italian destroyer, was constructed at the shipyard of Cantiere Navale Fratelli Orlando at Livorno in Italy, from 3 January 1920 until 21 June 1923. It cost 8,100,000 Italian Lira to the Italian Royal Navy (Regia Marina Italiana)  and it was the first ship of the destroyer serie Curtatone. The general technical characteristics of […]

Shipwreck “LOKFAHRE” Ex British TLC Mark 1 Type

Shipwreck “LOKFAHRE” Ex British TLC Mark 1 Type

“LOKFAHRE” Ex British TLC Mark 1 Type During the World War I, the needs of the British army led to the construction of light landing crafts whose main purpose was to transfer tanks and staff to wild and not easily accessible areas. Upon the beginning of the World War II and having already enough experience […]

Shipwreck S/S Petalli (ex Admiral Cochrane 1917)

Shipwreck S/S Petalli (ex Admiral Cochrane 1917)

The Greek cargo steam ship Petali (ex Admiral Cochrane) was constructed at the shipyard of William Doxford & Sons, at Pallion, Sunderland, England. It was launched in May 19th 1917 and its construction was completed in September of the same year. It travelled under its first name, Admiral Cochrane, for the Byron Steamship Co. Ltd, […]

Shipwreck Regia Torpediniera ALTAIR (AT)

Shipwreck Regia Torpediniera ALTAIR (AT)

Italian Torpedo Boat ALTAIR (AT) On the 15th of October 2015 Grafas Diving Team in collaboration with Giannis Mitilinaios and Dimitris Smirniotis, dived a wreck SouthWest of Patroklos islet, which was afterwards identified as the torpedo boat “Altair” (AT), brother ship of the same class ALDEBARAN (AL), which also sunk in the Saronic Gulf and […]

JU 52

JU 52

On October 2013 Grafas Diving team, after information derived by fishermen, located on Glyfadas seabed, a german aircraft of the WWII era. The locomotive military aircraft of German construction that was found in the sea region of Glyfada is known as JU 52. Unfortunately, due to its condition and the fishing tools found in it […]

Shipwreck Regia Torpediniera ALDEBARAN

Shipwreck Regia Torpediniera ALDEBARAN

“The blooming ocean and the mountains at the loss of the moon […] golden may be the stars of the swan and the star called Aldebaran” G. Seferis Epifania 1937 In the middle February 2014, the diving group of Antonis Grafas, after a thorough preparation and a cooperative historical research, dived in a wreck that […]

Shipwreck Regia dragamina R.D.7

Shipwreck Regia dragamina R.D.7

The War Diary of the commander of the Sea Defense of Attika (Kommandant der Seeverteidigung Attika) that was found in the German historic records of World War II includes, among the other fact reports of June 15th 1942, a short input that mentions the below: “At 07.15am, at the minefield of Methana, the Italian minesweeper […]

Savoia-Marchetti SM 79 «Sparviero»

Savoia-Marchetti SM 79 «Sparviero»

Italian aircraft Savoia-Marchetti SM79 «Sparviero» In March 2014, the diving group of Antonis Grafas dived and re-detected the Italian aircraft Savoia-Marchetti SM79 «Sparviero» that was originally detected few years ago by the professional diver Noulis Spurlakos in a depth of 59m at the south-east side of the island of Poros. Even though the aircraft had […]

Unknown Shipwreck Argosaronikos 1

Unknown Shipwreck Argosaronikos 1

In March 16th 2014, the diving team of Antonis Grafas dived in an unidentified wreck that is located at the east side of Aghia Marina (Egina) and at the south side of the cape of Tourlos in Egina. The wreck is in a maximum depth of 114 meters and minimum depth of 99 meters. This […]