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“Moudros”: A WW2 wreck at a depth of 100 metres in the Saronic Gulf

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos and video: © Marinos Giourgas, published under license Aegeantec on Instagram:   Marinos Aegeantec on facebook: Mr. Marinos Giourgas is an experienced technical scuba diver and Instructor, credited with the exploration of several WW2 Wrecks in Greece. Recently, along with a technical scuba diving team, consisting of Vasilis Spyropoulos OC diver, and Tasos Papapanos and Antonis Strouzas […]

FOUND! A WW2 German mine at a depth of 28 metres in Greece

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos by Aviation Archaeology/Nikos Karatzas The Aviation Archaeology Scuba Diving Team found at a depth of 28 metres, close to Patroklos Island, Saronic Gulf, Greece a WW2 EM German mine (Einheits Minen), with a size of 1.23 x 1.18 m. Its anchor was also found close to the mine. The EM type […]

Bombs away! Scuba divers locate WW2 500lb aerial bombs used in 1943 allied attacks in Greece

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos by Nikos Karatzas A scuba diver hovers above a ΑΝ-Μ64 bomb found in the Saronic Gulf, Greece. Photo by Nikos Karatzas, Scuba divers conducting research in the Saronic Gulf, Greece, close to Patroklos Island, made an… explosive discovery! The diving team located two unexploded World War 2 aerial bombs, most probably used […]

The Ju52 found off Rodos island, possibly identified as DR + UA, ditched on March 31, 1944

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos and video: © Marinos Giourgas, published under license aegeantec on Instagram:  Marinos Aegeantec on facebook: READ MORE ABOUT THE INITIAL DISCOVERY OF THE ILL-FATED Ju52  FOUND! A Ju 52 off Rodos island: The discovery, the exploration and the unanswered questions Mr. Marinos Giourgas B.Eng, M.Sc., DSAT Tec Trimix Instructor and a team of experienced […]

The lost Spitfires: Searching for the aircraft wrecks of the WW2 legends

By Pierre Kosmidis WW2 Aviation enthusiasts in Greece, members of have initiated a search for the Spitfire wrecks lost between April 4th to August 7th, 1945. Those three Supermarine Spitfires crashed in the area of Vari (see map below) and belonged to the 335 and 336 Fighter Squadrons of the Royal Hellenic Air Force (RHAF). According to […]