El Meridian wreck

Wreck diving Aquarius Tenerife




Name: El Meridian | KFK 469

Type: German KFK kriegsfischkutter

Length:  24.5m

Width:  6.4m

Sinking date:  23-10-2005

Cargo: During here period in Tenerife she was used for whale | dolphin watching

Built at: 1944, Burmester – Swinemunde Ost, Germany. Nr. 282

Reason sinking: Scuttled as artificial reef

Location: Palm Mar bay, Tenerife

Depth:  30m


The ship was in 1973 brought to Tenerife and modified for touristic purposes.

During World War II she was active as KFK 469 at the 31. minensuchflottille – gruppe D.

Other source mention, vorpostensicherungsboote 2. sicherungs flottille.

El Meridian is a wreck what is not yet included in the WMP – Wrecks Mapping Project, more info about WMP.


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