Activities Famagusta HMS Cricket Diving Site

HMS Cricket Diving Site

Location: Larnaka (Larnaca) Bay

Type of dive site: Wreck

Depth: 27 metres

Visibility: 25 metres

Access: By boat

Qualification Required: Advanced Open Water (AOW)

Features: There is a sandy dip under the wreck allowing divers to swim underneath it as well as inside the hull through escape hatches. The vessel is home to groupers and other fish.

Interesting Facts: This old British river gunboatrests upside down. It survived the war and was then anchored in Larnaka Bay and used as target practice by the RAF, but sank in 1947 due to bad weather.

 

Courtesy of the CTO

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