Zenobia

Cyprus,Mediterranean

Zenobia was built in Sweden at Kockums Verft AB in Malmö and was launched in 1979. She sank outside Larnaca under her maiden voyage to Syria in June 1980. On her way towards Cyprus earlier she had developed a listing and had to seek harbor in Larnaca for repairs. Since they didnt manage to solve the problem she was later towed out of the harbor and laid up at anchor 4.June 1980. Three days later she capsized and sank east of Makenzie Beach. The wreck of Zenobia rest today approximately one nautical mile outside Larnaca on a depth of 15 to 40 meter.


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Zenobia

584,0 x 92,0 x 42,7 f
     
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10000 grt Malmö ( S ) 1979 Malmö ( S )

34°53.5′ N 33°39.1′ E


Picture: Zenobia
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