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ENJOY, PROTECT, SHOW THE SPANISH UNDERWATER CULTURAL HERITAGE

ENJOY, PROTECT, SHOW THE SPANISH UNDERWATER CULTURAL HERITAGE

WRECKS IN SPAIN

This is an updated list (in alphabetical order) of the shipwrecks that form the database of the project and which can be accessed through the visor.

Similarly to the rest of the information in this website, this section is subject to continuous changes and updates as soon as new information is gathered with the help of the public.

We invite any members of scuba diving schools or clubs that you wish to contribute with some information related to shipwrecks with historical and cultural value to contact us and we will proceed to update the database with the new information.

Thank you very much for your collaboration and comprehension.

Contact email: contacto@buceaenlahistoria.org


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ANDRA

Panamanian-flagged freighter chartered by a British broker killed by Franco's naval forces in the Cantabrian coast, near Laredo Bay during the Spanish civil war.

Angela Pando

Angela Pando

Reinforced Bulk transport ore Antares Maritime property that the July 14, 1986, in the course of a voyage with cargo of 12,000 tonnes of iron ore powder, half an hour after leaving the Port of La Luz, lost

ANNA

ANNA

A great depth, about 91 feet, in the vicinity of the Ria de La Coruña are found from the September 19, 1969 the remains of Anna Dutch freighter.

ANTARCTIC

ANTARTICO

The Spanish Antarctic freighter ran aground on October 6, 1959 west of Las Quebrantas Santander at the entrance when the route was Lobito (Angola) to Santander and carrying 5,000 tons of manganese.

ARIES

ARIES

This ship was carrying marble dust from the Puerto de la Garrufa (Almería) and their destination was Camarinal Pobra download (Pontevedra).

ARNA

ARNA

Sinking of a Steamer: "As we acquire news yesterday, on the 16th, sailing around the Cape of Gata, at about half past five p.m., steam Czechoslovak" Arna ", registration of Prague, collided with a Laja

FUTURE

AVVENIRE

The Italian freighter Avvenire, called "Marmoler" by loading large blocks of marble that is still preserved in their cellars, wrecked in May 1971 because of a storm that was aground on the coast of Estartit.

Ballester

Ballester

The August 22, 1909, about six in the afternoon, in Lower Greek, next to Jandia Lighthouse, sank the "Ballester" after colliding with her, opened a water route and lose the helm

BOATS CORSARIOS DRAKE

BARCOS CORSARIOS DE DRAKE

In June 1589 the city of Vigo was ransacked by the British under the command of the famous Drake. There were surprised South temporary prompting two of his small boats naufragasen on the north coast of the estuary. Immediately they were torched by neighbors, to prevent refloating. Currently there are only two groups of two guns. The remains have been despoiled. Source: Yago Crespo Abilleira

BARSAC (P-40)

BARSAC (P-40)

In full World War II, a French couple patrolmen tried to seize German merchant anchored in the Ria de Vigo. On the night of 6th January 1940, the fog caused the "Barsac" is too close to the costa.7 dead and 10 missing. Very scrapped. Armament: 4 100 mm guns, 2 cannons 37 mm, 2 mm anti-aircraft guns 8, depth charges ....

BLAS DE LEZO

BLAS DE LEZO

The light cruiser of the Spanish Navy Blas de Lezo during naval maneuvers in June 1932, compared to Finisterre, when sailing between the coast and O'Centolo Shoal, collided with one of the two existing stone needles there, unmarked

Cantabria

Cantabria

Vapor-mail transport shipping company Antonio Lopez and bound to the West Indies and transporting the military battalion San Marcial, on March 5, 1862 ran aground on the coast of the island of La Gomera.

CAPRERA

CAPRERA

The Mediterranean coast of the Iberian Peninsula was widely used by Allied merchant ships during World War 1 as a transit route given the Spanish neutrality during the war.

CISNEROS CARDINAL

CARDENAL CISNEROS

The armored cruiser of the Spanish Navy Cardinal Cisneros, in the exercise of maneuvers in the Galician estuaries, sailed on October 28, 1905 of its walls anchorage Ferrol bound to repair some minor problems in their boilers.

Cavour

CAVOUR

On the morning of December 11, 1917, with World War I in progress, the Cavour Italian liner had left two days earlier Genoa to Buenos Aires has a violent clash with the "Cabrera", one of the ships of

COTENTIN

COTENTIN

In September 1963 this height tug French Navy and decommissioned, towed traveling from a port to a port Algerian French noon to be scrapped.

CRATHORNE

CRATHORNE

The Mediterranean coast of the Iberian Peninsula was widely used by Allied merchant ships during World War 1 as a transit route given the Spanish neutrality during the war.

D.A. GORDON

D.A. GORDON

The Mediterranean coast of the Iberian Peninsula was widely used by Allied merchant ships during World War 1 as a transit route given the Spanish neutrality during the war.

Quiquere Ravine (3)

Del Barranco de Quiquere (3)

The inability to fish in the Sahara coast meant the dismantling of much of the fishing fleet, as in the case of the three ships that were sunk in 2004 in the area to promote diving tourism.

DIANA I

DIANA I

This pushed Portuguese freighter ran aground by a storm January 17, 2004 while at anchor near the concrete cube 70th of Punta Lucero breakwater in the port of Bilbao.

DINA

DINA

The freighter "Dina", known colloquially as "From the beans" for the cargo carrying (cans of beans), remain stranded in the area since it ran aground during a storm in April 1983.

DON Pedro

DON PEDRO

French transatlantic sailing vessel and steamer foundered in the month of May 1895, after running aground on the shoals of Cape Corrubedo, located two miles south of it.

DRAGONERA.

DRAGONERA. PARQUE SUBACUÁTICO DE TARRAGONA

The Dragonera freighter 65 m in length, starting at some points lying on a background of mud and sand between 14 and 23 m, and which highlights the presence of bream and golden in some of their holes, was sunk in

THE NALÓN

EL NALÓN

The history of this boat is very close to the Ulla and Turia. All three are vessels belonging to the Spanish Armada and it was this which gave way for subsequent collapse in murcianas coastal waters (MoD Resolution 236/1998 of 10 September 1998, BOE 224 of 18 September 1998) . The Navy, in addition to give free three ships, was responsible ...

SPAIN

ESPAÑA

Shortly after the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, the battleship "Spain", moored at Ferrol, and operational use either for their antiquity, was taken by the National Forces.

FRANCISQUITA

FRANCISQUITA

The Spanish freighter Francisquita, from the port of Seville with 100 tons of beet pulp and a game of cork, sank on December 17, 1952, 1.4 miles NW of Punta Nati on the coast of Menorca as a result of the

GALDSTAR

GALDSTAR

This merchant was carrying 950 tons of borax (sodium borate) from Rotterdan to Barcelona when the ship ran aground in the Lower Delgados, three miles from Cape Prior, and suffered a leak beyond repair.

GENERAL MOLA

GENERAL MOLA

Underwater sold by Mussolini Franco in the Spanish Civil War. In that contest he sank 4 ships and damaged another. It is the "Ace of Aces" of the Spanish Armada. In December 1959 while being towed for scrapping, he broke out the trailer at the height of Ons, crashing against the shore. There were no fatalities. Very scrapped. Armament: 2 guns of 100 mm, 2 anti-aircraft machine guns 13'2 ...

HERMINE

HERMINE

In the heart of "War of the six years' war a French squadron consisting of the ship" Courageoux "and the frigate" Malicieuse "and" Hermine "returning from the West Indies after carrying soldiers and supplies.

LITRI / CALA EGOS

LITRI / CALA EGOS

These two freighters of about 50 meters long sunk in the harbor of Burriana were refloated, taken from the port and re-anchor to create an artificial reef in the late twentieth century.

GUNS

LOS CAÑONES

These guns belonged to a ship that had crashed into the stone and to release and save the waterway that had released all the guns of a band with anchors to be escorase to the other side and bridge the gap that had been done by the impact. Sources: oceanuscadiz; waterbugs

MALAKOFF

MALAKOFF

This French freighter suffered a tragic boating accident off the coast of SW end of the island of Menorca on January 2, 1929 after colliding against Escull des Governor.

MARDINIAN

MARDINIAN

Mardinian was a British cargo on a voyage from Calcutta to London was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine on May 19, 1917 off the coast of Santa Pola.

MENAPIER

MENAPIER

This vessel was Villaricos route to Gibraltar with a cargo of iron ore when he suffered a collision with the ship Iddesleigh, marking its collapse.

MINORCA

MINORCA

The Mediterranean coast of the Iberian Peninsula was widely used by Allied merchant ships during World War 1 as a transit route given the Spanish neutrality during the war.

NAUTILUS

NAUTILUS

The June 8, 2007, while being towed from Las Palmas to Turkey for scrapping, the dredge "Nautilus" sank off the salt of Roquetas de Mar. At a depth of-54m, and lying on her starboard side,

OWASCO

OWASCO

The Mediterranean coast of the Iberian Peninsula was widely used by Allied merchant ships during World War 1 as a transit route given the Spanish neutrality during the war.

PARTICIPATION

PARTICIPATION

Under Italian flag, the freighter Participation, known locally as "Nina" was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine off the coast of Santa Pola on February 4, 1918, while on a route between Sicily and Liverpool with a cargo of oranges

WRECK OF FIGUERAS

PECIO DE FIGUERAS

In the Asturian side of the River Eo, in the cove of Llan, between Arnao Beach and Cape Point da Cruz (in Castropol), was located in 2007 by four underwater archaeological divers Figueras Club Water Activities

POLYCOMMANDER

POLYCOMMANDER

The Polycommander was an oil Norwegian flag on May 5, 1970 ran aground on a close to the island of Monteagudo, in the Cies low, due to an error of the captain as he left the Vigo estuary, causing the biggest ecological disaster of this ria: the reef tore his port side, causing a fire and spilling 15,000 tons of crude. By the oil spill ...

REGGIO MESSINA

REGGIO MESSINA

Initially a ferry, primarily for the transport of trains, which provided service between the Italian cities of San Giovanni and Messina, since it changed hands in 1987, the Reggio Messina was intended as a floating nightclub in the port of Barcelona to

RIDER HOLM

RYTTERHOLM

The Norwegian merchant sailing to Thailand carrying chemical fertilizers when on the night of October 11, 1976 due to a strong storm suffered a load shift that made the ship heeling.

S.S. STANFIELD/NITZA

S.S. STANFIELD/NITZA

He SS, Stanfield was a merchant freighter steam steel, shades of 3370, 120 meters long, 15 meters sleeve and 9 meters of shore, with bridge in the mediocrity of it ship, which he zarpó Junio ​​5th, 1916 from

SAINT PROSPER

SAINT PROSPER

The Saint-Prosper, known as the "Oil", and carrying 300 tons of crude oil in drums, was a steam merchant ship that sank the French flag March 8, 1939 in the Bay of Roses, to come up with a

SCOTLAND

SCOTLAND

In Scotland, saithe stern machine with Norwegian flag, in 1938, loaded with 850 tons of iron pyrite Hinojedo and heading to France, he was surprised heavy seas while crossing the bar corretín Suances and the mouth of

Setar II

SETARES II

The ship Setares II (the barge) belonged to the "Setares Mining Company" and was responsible for transporting ore from Mioño to Altos Hornos de Vizcaya.

SS COILA

SS COILA

Sunk by the German submarine U-64, the boat is split into two halves at the height of the boiler separating the rest of the ship's bow. The bow lies on its port side exposing its majestic starboard anchor with their respective winch and perfectly kept stowed in his portside. In the part of the torpedo boat exploded perfectly appreciated ...

SS FERRONA

SS FERRONA

The SS was a merchant ironworks IMO137411 English flag and registration of Liverpool 121.5 meters long by 15.5 strut, and 4,590 tons of registration. It was built by Short Brothers. Ltd. in Sunderland, with the number of tier 378 and delivered in November 1914. It was a classic is a four wineries with more additional decks between the bridge and the machine had only one chimney on ...

SS FRANCOLI

SS FRANCOLI

Its fall transcurrio the October 1, 1918, while on a trip from Alicante to Sfax, with a cargo of sulfur, and sent to the bottom off the coast of La Manga, near Cape Palos by gunfire from German Uboat UB type

STANLEY BAY

STANLEY BAY

British-flagged freighter Hong Kong and Indian crew (a total of 17 people) who had sailed from Dublin with 5,280 tons of zinc concentrates Zinc Asturian company and seemed ready to dock at the port of Aviles when a storm will

Submarine U-BOOT

SUBMARINOS U-BOOT

During World War II, German submarines, when they fought against the Allies and harassed American and English merchants in the North Atlantic, the Ria de Vigo used as a shelter, where they stocked up on food, fuel and crew rest.

TELAMÓN

TELAMÓN

The first name of this ship was Temple Hall, to be renamed years later by a Greek shipping as Telamon, in honor of one of the legendary Argonauts.

URQUIOLA

URQUIOLA

The May 12, 1976 the Spanish tanker Urquiola, from the Persian Gulf, stars in the Galician coast of the worst environmental disasters occurred in the Peninsula.

FOX 33

ZORRO 33

The June 30, 1971 Douglas DC3 military aircraft of the Spanish Armada, the Fox 33 -, off the Gando Air Base to El Aaiun to participate in a parachute drop.