Xlendi

Malta,Mediterranean

The Maltese ferry Xlendi was sunk as an artificial reef outside Gozo 12.November 1999. She was built in 1955 for Danske Statsbaner ( Danish State railroads ) but was sold several times before she ended in Malta with the name Xlendi.She was used as a local ferry between Valetta and Gozo before she was laid up in the late 1990s. The wreck 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:
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Xlendi
Helsingör,Royal Sheeba,Borgshorn
262,5 x 42,4 x 15,1 f
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
1123 grt / 404 nrt
Helsingör ( DK  ) 1955
Valetta ( MT )

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



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

Last updated: June 2019