MFV Zeila (L758)

by tapi0


Year Built

1975

Year Sank

2008

Depth

3 ft (1 m)

Difficulty Level

Novice


MFV Zeila (L758)

Wreck Location

Skeleton Coast is the northern part of the Atlantic Ocean coast of Namibia.

~ GPS Shipwreck Location ~
Latitude:   -22° 14' 27.699" S      Longitude:   14° 21' 12.9618" E

Description

MFV Zeila (L758) was a South African wetfish trawler that was sold as scrap metal to an Indian company by Hangana Fishing of Walvis Bay and got stranded 20km North from Wlotzbaken, Namibia on the 26th August 2008 when it came loose from its towing line while on its way to Bombay, India shortly after it left Walvis Bay. She was owned by Hangana Seafood, Cape Town, SA.



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