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Thistlegorm Photo Gallery

Welcome to the Thistlegorm underwater photo gallery. Please click a photo for an enlargement. All Photos copyright the photographer.

The Thistlegorm is one of the top ten dives in the world. It's an amazing wreck. Sunk in 1941 whilst carrying a cargo of war supplies, it still holds tanks, trucks, motorbikes, rifles etc. Thistlegorm is Gaelic for Blue Thistle. A British vessel, it was attacked from the air and sunk in 1941. More details on the Thistlegorm...

Bikes, Thistlegorm Axles, Thistlegorm Bedford, Thistlegorm Bren carrier, Thistlegorm Gun, Thistlegorm Gun, Thistlegorm Locomotive, Thistlegorm Superstructure,Thistlegorm Wagon, Thistlegorm Wagon, Thistlegorm Wreckage, Thistlegorm Anchor, Thistlegorm Deckgear, Thistlegorm Anchor, Thistlegorm Bow, Thistlegorm Bow, Thistlegorm Bow, Thistlegorm Bowser, Thistlegorm Bren Gun Carrier, Thistlegorm Car, Thistlegorm Car, Thistlegorm Car, Thistlegorm Drogue, Thistlegorm Gauges Rifles, Thistlegorm Gun, Thistlegorm Gun, Thistlegorm Gun, Thistlegorm Motorbikes, Thistlegorm Motorbikes, Thistlegorm Thistlegorm Propellor, Thistlegorm Propellor, Thistlegorm Shells, Thistlegorm Tender, Thistlegorm Tender, Thistlegorm Trailer, Thistlegorm Truck,Thistlegorm Truck, Thistlegorm Truck, Thistlegorm

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Further Reading

Shipwrecks from the Egyptian Red Sea
by Ned Middleton, Hardback, 196 pages (2006)
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The Underwater Photographer: Digital and Traditional Techniques
by Martin Edge, Paperback, 536 pages (2009)
Recommended by the SCUBA Travel photographers. See more details....
The Silent World DVD
by Jaques Couseau.
Includes footage of the finding of the Thistlegorm. Available from Ebay .