Tug 2

Location St Julians
Type Wreck (Tugboat)
Maximum Depth 20 metres
Entry & Exit Shore
Typical Marine Life Wrasse, Sea Bream, Scorpion Fish, Moray Eel, Octopus

The tugboat is 30m long, has a 7.5m beam, built at Malta Drydocks and was decommissioned after more than a decade in operation. It was originally owned and operated by Kalaxlokk Co. Ltd and in 2000 it was purchased by Bezzina Marine Services Ltd.

The vessel had been docked at Bezzina Shipyards for the past 12 years, and it has recently undergone the necessary cleaning and preparation for use as a diving wreck.

The tug was scuttled on 20th June 2013 and now lies upright 250 metres off St Julians and 389 metres from Portomaso breakwater on a sandy bottom at a maximum depth of 20m.

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