Manolis Bardanis

Anna II

Anna II shipwreck The construction of the merchant cargo ship ANNA II began on May 4, 1966 with number 587 at the ShipyardsFa Hijlkema & Zonen BODEWES SCHEEPWERK N. V. by Martenshoek in the Netherlands.It was launched on July 7, 1966 under the name KNUD SIF on behalf of I / S Knud Sif Copenhagen. […]

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Arado Seaplane WW2

Arado 196 WW2 …Sometime between May – October 1982, the Piraeus-registered fishing boat “ROBINSON”, NP1377, commanded by Naxian captain Sarantis Economou (†2003), snagged its drag net on the wreck of a German seaplane at a approximately 36° 49’N, 25° 22’E. This unbelievable “catch” occurred at a depth of 50 fathoms (~91m), north-northeast of Ios island, […]

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Marianna Shipwreck

On 24th July 1981 the cargo ship Marianna with capacity 2.999 freight tons filled with barley, iron sheets, water pipes – irrigation and fertilizers collided with a reef, now known as Amara, filled with water and sank. The 24 people whom comprised the crew evacuated safely. The ship had been launched from the dock Aaneveming’s Bedrij […]

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