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, under good weather conditions. The cook of the ship V. Koronis died at this wreck. The ship had a cargo of construction materials and it was travelling from Messolongi to Cyprus.