Dunraven. SS Dunraven was built in 1873 in New Castle as a metal sailing ship with a steam -powered . Three years later, during his voyage from Bombay, where was carrying cargo of spices , cotton and silk, Day 25 April 2, 1876 years struck the reef Beacon Rock, on the southern parts of Ras Mohammed.
It was probably due to an error in navigation. Generations of fishermen knew the location of the wreck, but only in 1977 did the divers to locate and examine it. In 1979 the wreck was identified by the inscription on a porcelain plate.
Diving on the wreck - is a good place also for less experienced divers and for nitrox dive. It lies on the slope of the bottom to the top with a few cracks in the hull . Around lie the masts. Top preserved rear part - beautifully overgrown propeller lies at a depth of 29 m entire hull can swim inside , where you can see the remains of the cargo, ropes and giant steam boilers. The interior of the wreck filled with flocks of glass fish . Here and there you will see moray eels, grouper, lionfish, and with any luck the crocodile fish.
Dive Site: Dunraven
Location: 27°42'15"N; 34°07'30"E
Description: British steamship
Length: 78 metres (256 feet)
Depth: 28 metres max (92 feet)
Visibility: 30 metres (100 feet)