35°55.560' N 014°33.960' E
35°55'34" N 014°33'58" E
HMS Olympus (N35) is a World War II submarine wreck in Malta. HMS Olympus was an Odin- or O-class British submarine, 86.5 m in length and 6 m wide. On 8th May 1942 Olympus struck a mine and sank few kilometres off the coast of Malta. 89 lives were lost and only 9 survived. HMS Olympus wreck was found in 2011. The wreck sits upright at depth of about 130 m and is largely intact.
As of 1st May 2019 HMS Olympus is under protection of Heritage Malta, and diving the wreck requires a special permit. Read more about diving the historical wrecks in Malta
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