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Old 12-01-2009, 11:32
fonch fonch is offline
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Wreck of battleship Bouvet.

Hi,
I would like to know if someone have any information concerning the wreck of french battleship Bouvet ( sank in the Dardanelles straits in 1915)
Has she already been visited? are there any pictures? because I did not find anything on the web.Have-you any informations about this wreck?
Thanks for your answer.
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fonch.
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Old 12-01-2009, 16:55
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Try here

http://www.cityofart.net/bship/bouvet.html

here

http://www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk/bouvet.htm

here

http://www.diggerhistory2.info/grave...nits/fleet.htm

And try contacting these guys

http://www.divingturkey.com/gallipoli.htm

Let us know how you get on could be an interesting wreck
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Old 12-01-2009, 18:55
fonch fonch is offline
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thank you for the links,techno, I sent a message to diveinturkey.com and I still await the answer. I have had contact with Savas Karakas( [url]http://www.savaskarakas.com/) and he told me about the Bouvet:"Bouvet lies at 70 meters and her propellers are removed by Turkish salvage divers in 1965-70. I have interviewed the divers, but did not dive the wreck myself. It is very close to shipping line and the sea traffic is very heavy today. This is why there is no footage or picture. We have dived and filmed Irresistible at 60 meters in the Dardanelles."
I think it should be turned inside out if they managed to remove the propellers.But without pictures it is difficult to get an idea of the state of the battleship.
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