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Salem Expresse
Location  

Place Name : Safaga, Red Sea

Ocean / Sea Found in : Red Sea
Lat / Long : 0 ° 0 ' 0 '' - - 0 ° 0' 0'' - System used to obtain Long / Lat : unknown  
OS Grid Ref - Square : 0 8 Figure : 0
Construction
Type : Ferry Built :  
Shipyard : Hull material : Iron  
Dimensions
Size : 0 tonnes Length : 150 m Beam : m
History
Sunk : Dec 1991 Cause : Reef Date Found : Dec 1991
Depth
  Shallowest Deepest
Top : 12 m 0 m
Deck : 18 m 0 m
Bed : 32 m 0 m
Postition
Orientation : unknown Lying : unknown Condition : Unknown
Seabed Type : Unknown Artifacts :
Wreck Owner
Owner : -
Access : - War Grave : Unknown Protected : Unknown
Restrictions : unknown
When to Dive Best time to dive the wreck, relative to high wate
0 - hours 0 - minutes - - high water
General Information :
Small Boat Launching :
Safaga, 75 minutes to site
Notes :

A really amazing boat in which still 200 persons are present. 8oo died in dec 1991. Toys, clothes, bags can still been seen.The wreck is still in good condition. Everything can been seen. The doors in the the front are open, which was the reason of the accident. More info follows.

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Supplementary Information
Added by:

Posted on : February 23, 2007
Now corals are present on top of the deck

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Posted on : February 23, 2007
Lat/Lon: 2638'00"N 3203'00"E (GPS) Built: Nov 13, 1964 Shipyard: Forges&Ch. de la mediterranee, La Seyne, France Size: 4771 Tons

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Posted on : February 23, 2007
Don't be sad - the wreck's too new to dive, and too many people died - leave it in peace.

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Posted on : February 23, 2007
Salem Express is the former french Fred Scamaroni, 1965

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