Also known as
SS Luciston
Interest
Wreck
Popularity
Low
Depth
95m (avg), 105m (max)
Qualification
Technical
Shore access
Boat only
Location
35.7912° N 14.5917° E (Nearby)
35°47.472' N 014°35.502' E
35°47'28" N 014°35'30" E
Rating
N/A

Luciston Collier is a World War I wreck in Malta. SS Luciston was a British coal cargo ship (collier) that was torpedoed on 29th November 1916 on its way from Cardiff to Malta. Luciston was about 100 m in length with a beam of 25 m. The wreck is located approximately 6 km east of Delimara at a depth of 104 metres, making Luciston Collier a technical trimix dive.

SS Luciston was opened for divers on 1st May 2019, managed by Heritage Malta, and diving the collier wreck requires a special permit. Read more about diving the historical wrecks in Malta.

Other World War I wrecks in Malta are Le Polynesien (depth 65 m), HMS Nasturtium (70 m), HMS Aegusa (76 m), and HMS Russell (115 m).

More info about Luciston Collier dive site

https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?97315
https://heritagemalta.org/ss-luciston/

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