A Fascinating Shallow Wreck Dive
The Scotscraig was a small river ferry, measuring 25 meters in length. Originally used to ferry both passengers and up to six cars on the River Thames, it made its way to Malta to feature in the film Popeye. Additionally, it played a role in the construction of the concrete bridge at Anchor Bay. In 1981, the ferry was intentionally sunk in Ic-Cuumnija, located approximately 500 meters north of Anchor Bay. Resting on the sandy seabed at a depth of 21 meters, it has since become a popular underwater attraction for photography and filming. The wreck serves as a sanctuary for various marine species, including conger eels, groupers, rays, and octopi, making it a fascinating and vibrant ecosystem for divers to explore.