Welcome to our underwater photo gallery. This page is dedicated to the wreck of the Ulysses. Please click a photo for an enlargement. (All Photos copyright the photographer. Please ask for non-commericial re-use of these photos.)
On the 16th August 1887 the Ulysses had left Suez and entered the Red Sea. In the early hours she struck the Island of Gobal Seghir, in the busy Straits of Gobal. The damage at first seemed slight and another ship was asked to send for assistance from Suez. The Ulysses was grounded on a coral reef just north of Bluff Point. However, it was not until the 20th that help arrived and by then the reef had inflicted major damage on the ship and it had to be abandoned. She lies at 27 mMore details...
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- Shipwrecks from the Egyptian Red Sea
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