WRECK SAN GUGLIELMO
A little history ...
The San Guglielmo was a luxury passenger ship first class, launched in Glasgow in 1911.
During the First World War was transformed into a troop transport.
L 'January 8, 1918, the San Guglielmo headed for Gibraltar her sister ship San Giovanni, under the escort of destroyers Bersagliere.
Suddenly, a German submarine launched a torpedo that struck the San Guglielmo; Commander immediately headed toward the coast, attempting to strand the ship to prevent it from sinking, but the damage was too severe, and the St. William sank near the coast of Loano. Nell'affondamento a man crew died.
The wreck lies on a sandy bottom at a depth of -28m about 900 mt. from the coast of Loano, is 117 meters long. and 20 meters wide.
The structures are still visible although, due to the recovery of precious metal, many parts were destroyed
And 'frequently encounter groupers, moray eels, octopus, Redfish and Sea slugs.
Easy dive, suitable for all divers, ideal for schools and courses, with read current or non-existent, and good visibility.
Patent minimum required: Advanced Open Water
Depth min: 25 mt
Maximum depth: 28 mt
presence networks: no
Biological interest: good
Photographic interest: very good