21.7105, 38.9743

187 Logged Dives

Chicken Wreck (M.V Glaros)

M.V. Glaros was a 60m diesel refrigerator vessel. It rests on its side at around 20m depth. It is known as ’Chicken Wreck’ due to its cargo of frozen chickens which can still be found inside the hold.It ran aground on the 20/11/76 and later sank on the 22/11/76. All crew were rescued.

You can find a selection of hard and soft corals growing on the masts. Usual selection of Red Sea fauna and flora is in abundance. A large abundance of pipefish can be found here.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Wreck Dive
  • Snorkeling

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
  • Expert

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 18m

Visibility

  • 20m
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
Rays
Stingrays
Fishes
Lionfish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Rays
Stingrays
Fishes
Lionfish

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