Blenheim Bomber

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Navigation: 1km off Delimara Point. The wrecks co-ordinates are of N 35’ 50.119 // E 014’ 34.482 Access: Boat Dive Depth: 39-42 metres Interests: Wreck Dive Certification Required:  BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent Wreck Statistics: The pride and joy of our diving partners, this aircraft is located approximately 800 metres due east of Xrobb l-Ghagin […]

Bristol Beaufighter

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Navigation: 900 metres offshore St Julian’s Point. The wrecks co-ordinates are of N 35’ 55.455 // E 014’ 30.189 Access: Boat Dive Depth: 38 metres Visibility: 10-20 metres Sea Bed: Sand Interests: Wreck Diver Certification Required:  BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent Wreck Statistics: The aircraft lies upside down on a sandy bottom with the wings and […]

Cable Ship Levant II

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Navigation: 1 miles from St. Elmo breakwater lighthouse Access: Boat Dive Depth: 59 meters Sea Bed: Rock Interests: Wreck Dive Certification Required: Tec Divers or very experienced divers Dangers: Due to Grand Harbor’s ship traffic, this dive is considered hazardous unless the harbor is closed. More Information Built in 1904 by George Brown and Co., Greenock, Single screw, Compound engine. Length 138.6 […]

Dredger Anadrien

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Navigation: Outside of Bahar ic-Caghaq Access: Boat Dive Depth: Max Depth 61 metres Sea Bed: Sand Interests: Wreck Dive Certification Required: Tec divers Dangers: To be confirmed Wreck History:  Condensed from http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20031110/local/steam-engine-on-display-at-maritime-museum.136869 The vessel was built by Ferguson Brothers Ltd of Glasgow between 1951-52. She cost £80,000, paid for by a grant from the Colonial Development and Welfare Fund. The Anadrian […]

Hellespont

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Navigation: 2 miles outside the entrance of Valletta Harbour. The wrecks co-ordinates are of N 35’ 54.088 // E 014’ 32.465 Access: Boat Dive Depth: 41 metres Visibility: Sometimes it can be very bad Sea Bed: Silt Interests: Wreck Diver Certification Required: Tec divers or very experienced divers. Wreck Statistics: Hellespont had a bollard pull of 10 tons with a […]

HMS Drifter Eddy

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Navigation:  1 mile off the Grand Harbour shore. The wrecks co-ordinates are of N 35’ 54.484// E 014’ 32.117 Access: Boat Dive Depth: 56 metres Visibility:  There is a lot of sediment inside which quickly silt up and reduce the visibility to nil Sea Bed: Silt Interests: Wreck Dive Certification Required:  Tec divers or very experienced divers. Dangers: Diving […]

HMS Maori

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Navigation: In the bay of St Elmo, 13 – 17 metres from the surface. If you take a bearing to Fort Tigne by staying on the stairs, with your back facing the tunnel, you will just drop onto it. Access: Shore Dive Depth: 12-16 metres Sea Bed: Sand/Silt Interests: Wreck Dive Certification Required: BSAC Ocean Diver, PADI Open Water or […]

HMS Russell

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Navigation: 4.2 miles from St. Elmo breakwater lighthouse Access: Boat Dive Depth: 115 metres Sea Bed: Sand Interests: Deep and Wreck Diver Certification Required: Tec Divers only Wreck Statistics:  The HMS RUSSELL was dived on for the first time in July 2003 by a British technical diving team “Starfish Enterprise”.It was found completely upside down, with the stern section missing. […]

HMS Southwold

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Navigation: 1.5 miles off Marsascala Bay. The wrecks co-ordinates are of N 35’ 52.318 // E 014’ 35.874 for the bow section and N 35’ 52.430 / E 014’ 35.843 for the stern section Access: Boat Dive Depth: bow in 68 metres and stern in 73 metres, Sea Bed: Sand Interests: Deep and Wreck Diver Certification Required: Tec Divers only […]

HMS St Angelo

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Navigation: 1 mile off the Grand Harbour shore. The wrecks co-ordinates are of N 35’ 54.2785 // E 014’ 32.537 Access: Boat Dive Depth: 54 metres Sea Bed: Silt Interests: Wreck Diver Certification Required: Tec divers or very experienced divers. Dangers:  Diving on this wreck is considered hazardous due to its close proximity of Grand Harbour entrance and ship traffic in […]

HMS Stubborn

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Navigation: 1.6 miles off Qawra point. The wrecks co-ordinates are of N 35’ 58.950 // E 014’ 26.760 Access: Boat Dive Depth: 45 – 56 metres. Divers need not go down to the depth of 56 metres as the deck is approx 45 metres Sea Bed: Sand Interests: Wreck Dive Certification Required: Tec divers or very experienced divers. Dangers: Be […]

Le Polynesien

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Navigation: 7 miles outside the entrance of Valletta Grand Harbour. The wrecks co-ordinates are of N 35’ 51.454 // E 014’ 36.308 Access: Boat Dive Depth: 43 – 63 metres Sea Bed: Sand Interests: Wreck Dive Certification Required: Tec divers or very experienced divers. Dangers: You can come across very strong currents and it is advisable not to dive this […]

Lockheed P2V Neptune

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Navigation: 500 metres offshore Bahar ic-Caghaq. The wrecks co-ordinates are N 35.56.538, E 14.28.58 Map Link: to be confirmed Access: Boat Dive Depth: 30 metres Visibility: 20-30 metres Sea Bed: Sand and Posidonia Meadows Interests: Wreck Diver Certification Required:  BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent Wreck Visible: This wreck consists of part of the middle section of the […]

Mosquito Fighter Bomber

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The wreck of the Mosquito Fighter Bomber is located off the coast of Delimara at a depth of 40 metres. The Mosquito aircraft piloted by Lieutenant M.D. Stanley, R.N. crashed into the sea off Delimara Point in March 1948. The crash occurred when the Mosquito, an aircraft from 738 Squadron, Hal Far, on a mail […]

MV Imperial Eagle

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Navigation: 300 metres North East off Qawra Access: Boat Dive Depth: 32-42 metres Visibility: 10-20 metres Sea Bed: Rock/Sand Interests: Wreck + Reef Dive Certification Required: BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent Dangers: Visibility tends to get low in bad weather and current is very dangerous Wreck Statistics:  45 metres long, 9.2 metres at its Beam. 257 Gross Tons. […]

MV Odile / SS Margit

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Navigation:  Kalkara Creek right in the centre of the bay Access: Shore Dive Depth: 24 metres Visibility: Limited due to its location but is sheltered from bad weather Sea Bed: Sand Interests: Wreck Dive Certification Required: BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent Dangers: It is difficult to find in poor visibility without local knowledge Wreck History: The wreck is […]

MV Pippo

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The m.v. Pippo is a concrete hulled workboat, initially the project of Vella Boat Yard of Marsa, at it’s early stages of completion the project was taken over by the late Philp Formosa who completed the building of the boat. The boat was used as a work boat and for surveys. The boat was sold […]

ORP Kujawiak (L72 )

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ORP Kujawiak (L72 ) Like HMS Olympus, ORP Kujawiak was struck by a mine off the coast of Valetta in 1942. The crew, who were part of the Polish Navy, were conducting a rescue mission while escorting allied convoys carrying supplies to Malta. ORP Kujawiak was originally a British Hunt Type II destroyer built as […]

P29 – Cirkewwa

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Navigation: Cirkewwa Access: Shore Dive Depth: 33 metres Visibility: Good and an ideal diving site when wind is blowing from the North West Sea Bed: Sand Interests: Wreck Dive Certification Required: BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent The Dive: The 51 metre Condor Class patrol boat was scuttled on 14th August 2007 after serving for about 15 years with […]

P33 Wreck

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Navigation: Zonqor Point, Marsaskala – Wreck is roughly situated in between Tug10 and St. Michael Tug, but further back towards the Jerma Hotel by about 100m. A line was in place at time of visit roughly 3 weeks after scuttling from Tug10 to the wreck. Access: Shore Dive Max Depth: 21 metres Visibility: Can be tricky, […]

Rozi Tugboat

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Navigation: Take a bearing of 300 degrees from below the lighthouse, following a reef wall to your right and the wreck is situated after about a 100 metre swim Access: Shore Dive Depth: Maximum depth is 34 metres Visibility: 10-30 metres Sea Bed: Rock/Sand Interests: Wreck + Reef Dive Certification Required: BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent Wreck […]

Schnellboot S-31

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Navigation: 1 mile offshore from the Grand Harbour Access: Boat Dive Depth: 73 metres Sea Bed: Silt Interests: Deep and Wreck Diver Certification Required: Tec divers only Wreck Statistics: The outside of S-Boats were covered by mahogany casing, with an internal hull of light metal, which have rotted away. S-31 had three Daimler Benz MB502 diesel engines = 4800 BHP total, […]

Scotscraig

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Navigation: Ic-Cumnija 500m North from Anchor Bay Access: Boat Dive Depth: 21 metres Sea Bed: Sand Interests: Wreck/Cave Diver Certification Required: BSAC Ocean Diver, PADI Open Water or equivalent. Dangers: Visibility tends to get very low in bad weather and the currents can be very dangerous Wreck History: Scotscraig was a ferry operating on the river Thames; she used to carry 6 […]

Sinking of HMS Russel, HMS Nastartium and HMY Aegusa

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Published: 27 April 2016 Today is the 100th year anniversary of the sinking of HMS Russell, HMS Nastartium and HMY Aegusa thanks to a Mine field outside the Grand Harbour in WW1 which had been laid by German Submarine U-73. These ships now lay to rest well beyond 100m deep outside the Grand Harbour. Information […]

St Michael And Number 10

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Navigation:  30 metres off Zonqor Point on GPS co-ordinates N 35’ 51.96 / E 014’ 35.50 Access: Shore Dive Depth: 20-24 metres Sea Bed: Sand Interests: Wreck Dive Certification Required: BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent Wreck Statistics: These tug boats are sheltered form the North West winds, making it a very popular dive site during the […]

Tug2

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Access: Shore Dive Depth: Maximum depth is 20 meters Visibility: 15-25 meters Sea Bed: Rock/Sand Interests: Wreck Certification Required: BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent Navigation: Take a bearing of zero degrees from the entrance/exit front of Exiles beach bar until you reach the sand and then following the line where sand meet the reef to your right. […]

Um El Faroud

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Navigation: 150 metres off the shore of Wied iz-Zurrieq. It lies upright in position N 35’ 49.20 / E 014’27.04 stern closest to the inlet approximately 8 minutes normal underwater swim away from point of entry following a 270’ bearing. Access: Shore Dive Depth: 36 metres Sea Bed: Sand Interests: Wreck Dive Certification Required: BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open […]

X127 Lighter Carolita Barge

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  PLEASE NOTE: In the information referred to below, the name “X131” is often used, however, the actual name was X127. Navigation: At the start of Lazzaretto creek, Manoel Island. Follow the drop off to the right and then at an approx depth of 10 metres you will find the wreck. Access: Shore Dive Depth: 8-25 metres […]