El Meridian wreck
Name: El Meridian | KFK 469.
Type: German KFK kriegsfischkutter.
Length: 24.5 meter.
Width: 6.4 meter.
Sinking date: 23 October 2005.
Purpose: During here period in Tenerife she was used for whale and dolphin watching.
Built at: Burmester Swinemunde Ost, Germany under Nr. 282 in 1944.
Reason sinking: Scuttled as artificial reef.
Location: Near Palm Mar, Tenerife.
Depth: 30 meter.
- During World War II she was active as KFK 469 at the 31. minensuchflottille, gruppe D.
- Other source mention, vorpostensicherungsboote 2. sicherungs flottille.
- The El Meridian was in 1973 brought to Tenerife and modified for touristic purposes.
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