|Wrecks and Reefs of the Red Sea
|The British ship SS Carnatic hit a reef and sank in 1869 with 40,000 British Pounds in gold along with trade goods headed
for India. Rumor has it, that only 75% of the gold was recovered. It was equipped with both sails and a steam engine.
|Beams that once
supported a wooden deck.
|Right, Two ships carrying Italian floor
tiles crashed into the same reef
nearly at the same time, 1981, and no
one is sure which this is. It is either
the Crisoula K, or the Marcus.
Most just call it "The Tile Wreck".
|The Giannis D, (Ghannis D), lies next to the tile wreck, sinking in April of 1983.
A large 'D' can be seen on the stack, left.
|These valve springs are about 4 inches across,
and the rocker arms are 16 inches or more.
|A tour to some of the antiquities of
Egypt can be seen HERE.
|A photo tour of the pyramids,
sphinx, the valley of the kings,
Cairo Museum and more can be