Nanshin Maru Tanker
The Nanshin Maru Tanker was a Civilian tanker approx 834 gt.
The so-called "Black Island Wreck" can be easily identified as a small tanker converted to carry specific fuel (gasoline, Diesel, lube oil etc.) in small isolated tanks for replenishment of land-based depots.
The ship is approximately 50 meters long sitting upright on a sandy bottom.
Location: Close to Black Island Beach in front of the stranded vessel.
This dive site is perfect for beginner wreck divers and underwater photographers. It is a beautiful dive in clear water. You can see plenty of scorpion fish, lion fish, trumpet fish, groupers, and bat fish.
Max depth: 32 meters. The wreck starts in 21-meter deep water.
Recommended certification level:
- Advanced Open Water Diver
- Wreck Diver Specialty