The S.S. Jassim ferry shipwrecks – Sudan

We could not miss this famous shipwreck on google earth, in Red Sea, the S.S. Jassim, a Bolivian ferry, sunk on the Wingate Reef off the coast of Sudan in 2003.

The SS Jassim, a 2312-gross-ton Roro passenger/cargo ferry built in Norway and launched in 1961, sank at the Wingate Reef anchorage on 1 december 2003. 80.5m (265ft) long, 15m (50ft) wide width with a draught of 9.5 m (31ft), she was owned by Al Ramzani Sea Transport of Qatar and registred in La Paz, Bolivia. (reference : Dive the Red Sea by Guy Buckles)

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