Scuba diving in S-57 wreck

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From Boat
Diver level
Average: 20 m
Maximum: 37 m
Average: 5 m
Maximum: 10 m
This dive site is also known as the S-57 Schnellboot. The German S 57 torpedo boat is one of the most well-known shipwrecks in the Adriatic. It lies off the north coast of the Pelješac Peninsula. One of the main attractions is the ship’s anti-aircraft gun, still intact and with a functional mount. Two torpedo openings are visible on the bow and the bridge is well preserved. The ship’s interior is also visible: the engine room and three engines. The wreck is a national protected site and can only be visited through an authorized dive center.

When to go

It is possible to dive S 57 year-round, with the most pleasant time during the summer months, when the air temperature is about 27C/80F and the water temperature averages 22-25C/71-77F.

What to see

In this dive site divers can see groupers, sea bass, conger eels, octopuses, forkbeards, rainbow wrasse, sea urchins, scorpionfish, white mullet and striped and white bream.

Reachable from

Mljet island, Trstenik, Dubrovnik

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