Also known as
75m (avg), 76m (max)
35.8900° N 14.6900° E (Approx)
35°53.400' N 014°41.400' E
35°53'24" N 014°41'24" E
HMY Aegusa is a World War I wreck in Malta. Aegusa was a screw schooner built in 1896 and later transformed into a luxury yacht. During the war she was used as patrol vessel and hit a mine off Malta on 27th April 1916. The wreck is about 78.5 m in length and lies at a depth of maximum 76 metres.
There are two other WWI wrecks nearby: HMS Nasturtium (depth 70 m) and HMS Russell (115 m) sank in the same minefield on the same day as HMY Aegusa.
Other World War I wreck dives in Malta are SS Polynesien (depth 65 m) and SS Luciston (105 m).
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