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Featured Red Sea Wreck – Tienstin (Tien Hsing)

The “Tienstin”, as it is commonly called, is the phonetic pronunciation of the ship’s actual Chinese name of Tien Hsing. Built at Ta Chung Hua Shipbuilding & Engineering Works, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China in 1935, she was a steam powered tugboat

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Featured Red Sea Wreck – The SS Turbo

The S.S. Turbo was a 4,782 GRT steam cargo ship built at J.D. Laing Shipbuilding (Deptbord Yard No. 635), Sunderland, UK, for the Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co., Ltd., London. She was launched 11 July 1912, and completed the following month. Following an attack

By |2020-03-10T17:04:57+00:00February 28th, 2014|Scuba Blog|Comments Off on Featured Red Sea Wreck – The SS Turbo

Featured Red Sea Wreck – The Salem Express

The “Fred Scamaroni” The Salem Express was a 4,471 GRT Roll On/Roll Off (RO/RO) Passenger ferry originally named the Fred Scamaroni built at Forges & Ateliers et Chantiers de Mediterranee (Yard No. 1367), La Seyne, France. The Salem Express is possibly one of the

By |2020-03-10T17:04:58+00:00February 26th, 2014|Scuba Blog|Comments Off on Featured Red Sea Wreck – The Salem Express

Featured Red Sea Wreck – The Scalaria

The S.S. Scalaria was a 5,683 GRT Tanker built at Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson (Yard No. 1173), Newcastle, UK, for the Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Company (Shell Tankers, manager). As with all “Shell Tankers” she was named after a mollusk, in this case

By |2020-03-10T17:04:59+00:00February 25th, 2014|Scuba Blog|Comments Off on Featured Red Sea Wreck – The Scalaria

Featured Red Sea Wreck – The Stanier 8F

This is not actually a shipwreck. These are two LMS Stanier 8F Locomotive engines that are associated with the better, well known wreck of the Thistlegorm. The Stanier 8F locomotive engines are more formally known as London Midland and Scottish (LMS) Railway 8F class 2-8-0′s. There

By |2020-03-10T17:05:04+00:00February 18th, 2014|Scuba Blog|Comments Off on Featured Red Sea Wreck – The Stanier 8F

Featured Red Sea Wreck – The Rosalie Moller

The Francis A favourite for many Red Sea wreck divers, the Rosalie Moller was a 3,963 GRT Cargo Ship originally built as the Francis at Barclay Curle & Co., Glasgow, Scotland. The ship arrived at the lower end of the Gulf of Suez on 06

By |2020-03-10T17:05:06+00:00February 17th, 2014|Scuba Blog|Comments Off on Featured Red Sea Wreck – The Rosalie Moller