Imperial Eagle

Malta,Mediterranean

Imperial Eagle was an English passenger ferry that eventually ended up in Malta in the late 1940s.She was used as a local freighter between the islands of Gozo and Malta before she was sold to a dive club in 1995. She was scuttled to create a dive attraction 19.July 1999. The wreck rest today on her keel on a depth of 40 meter northeast of Quwra Point.


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Imperial Eagle
Royal Lady, Crested Eagle 45,0 x 9,2 x ? m
     
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257 grt Sunderland ( UK ) 1938 Gozo ( MT )
35.9635 N 14.4338 E

Picture: Crested Eagle
Courtesy of Mike Tedstone