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ENJOY, PROTECT, SHOW THE SPANISH UNDERWATER CULTURAL HERITAGE

ENJOY, PROTECT, SHOW THE SPANISH UNDERWATER CULTURAL HERITAGE

WRECKS IN SPAIN

wrecks Galicia

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.

ARIES

ARIES

Este buque cargaba polvo de mármol procedente del Puerto de la Garrufa (Almería) y su destino era descargar en Puebla del Camariñal (La Coruña). Problemas con el timón y la baja visibilidad hicieron al barco encallar en “Las Lobeiras” durante una tormenta. El pesquero de Ribeira “San Ramón” logró socorrer a toda la tripulación y no hubo perdidas de vidas humanas. A una profundidad entre 14 y 25 metros, en…

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

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.

DON Pedro

DON PEDRO

Buque trasatlántico francés de vela y vapor que se fue a pique en el mes de mayo de 1895 tras encallar en los bajíos del Cabo Corrubedo, situados dos millas al suroeste del mismo. En el momento del naufragio llevaba a bordo 130 personas, de las que murieron 89. Procedía de El Havre (Francia) y tras haber hecho escala en Burdeos y Guipúzcoa, se dirigía a Carril, en Villagarcía de…

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.