# 25: Diving on the Augustin Fresnel’s wreck (Gwada)

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# 25: Diving on the Augustin Fresnel’s wreck (Gwada)

Idea # 25: Diving on the wreck of the Augustin Fresnel II

The freighter, which is  53 meters long and 9 meters wide, with a tonnage of 660 tons , was built in the late 40,s in Canada. After serving in the Mediterranean to the Lighthouse and Beacon, he was assigned in 1990 to Pointe a Pitre (Antilles), to maintain the markup of the Antilles and French Guiana. Since 2003, he has landed on a sandy bottom, at  29 meters deep . With 15 cabins and gangways, this wreck is a excellent shelter for aquatic fauna and offers exceptional divings. Branch 30 meters!

Sites tested

  • Cousteau Reserve, Boiling (Guadeloupe)
  • Ile des Saintes (Guadeloupe)
  • Basse Terre (Guadeloupe)
  • Wreck of Franjack
  • Wreck of Augustin Fresnel
  • Wreck of Gustavia

Where is it?

Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, France.

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