ThistlegormFollowing an intense operation, conservation work to preserve the wreck of the Thistlegorm has been successful and finished on schedule.

Diving boats and operators can now make use of the new mooring system.

More details of the newly installed moorings can be found on the HEPCA website.

In addition to the moorings, a quantity of holes have been drilled in the wreck as air-escape outlets. Further holes will be drilled at a later date but will not require further closure of the site.

The conservation work on the SS Thistlegorm will now be followed by a similar project on the Rosalie Moller and other wrecks under threat as part of the HEPCA ‘Saving the Red Sea Wrecks’ Campaign.


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