27.8137, 33.9208

6532 Logged Dives

SS Thistlegorm (Wreck)

The Thistlegorm is the wreck of a British freighter, and one of the most famous wrecks in the world. It lies some 40 kilometers west of Sharm El Sheikh. The wreck lies on a flat keel at 30 m depth. The bridge rises up to 17 m.

Magnificent anti-aircraft guns and general deck areas with their trains, tenders and winches. Inside the wreck you find cargo of military equipment packed and plenty of fishes.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Diving
  • Night Dive
  • Macro Spot
  • Wreck Dive
  • Artificial Reef

Level

  • Advanced
  • Expert

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 26m

Visibility

  • 19m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Sharks
Whitetip Reef Shark
Fishes
Butterfly Fish
Lionfish
Damselfish
Bannerfish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Sharks
Whitetip Reef Shark
Fishes
Butterfly Fish
Lionfish
Damselfish
Bannerfish

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