Xlendi

Malta,Mediterranean

Helsingör was a ferry built by Helsingör Værft in 1955 for Danske Statsbaner, the Danish State railroads. She changed both owners and names several times before she ended up in the Maltese company Gozo Channel Company who named her Xlendi. She operated as a feryy between Valetta and Gozo until she was decommissioned and laid up in the late 1990's. She was deliberately scuttled as an artificial reef outside Gozo 12. November 1999, and rest today on a depth of 25 til 42 meter at Xatt-I Ahmar on the south side of the island Gozo.



Name:
Former names:
Dimensions:
Xlendi
Helsingör,Royal Sheeba,Borgshorn
262,5 x 42,4 x 15,1 f
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
1123 grt
Helsingör ( DK  ) 1955
Valetta ( MT )

36.0163°N 14.2849°E
( Source: Malta Dives )


Picture: Borgshorn in the 1980's
Originally from skovheim.org

Last updated: June 2019