Remnants of a French warship, Paris 2, that sank off the coast of Türkiye’s famed Mediterranean resort metropolis Antalya throughout World Struggle I, supply a splendid spectacle for divers and underwater photographers.
Among the many high 100 diving websites globally, the shipwreck garners important curiosity from diving lovers.
At a depth of 33 meters (108.6 ft), the Paris 2 boasts six anti-aircraft weapons and two torpedo tubes. Measuring 50 meters (164 ft) in size, eight meters (26 ft) in width and weighing 551 gross tons, the ship stays a exceptional sight for divers.
Positioned roughly 1.5 kilometers off the coast within the Kemer marina, the sunken wreck was found in 1995 and lies on a flat seabed.
Diving teacher Suat Karaman, who organizes diving excursions in Kemer, advised Anadolu Company (AA) that they began the diving season in Might and arranged day by day excursions of the shipwreck.
Karaman stated Paris 2, which was sunk by an artillery battery beneath the command of Turkish Capt. Mustafa Ertuğrul Aker in World Struggle I, was constructed as a fishing ship in 1896 however was changed into a warship and despatched to the Mediterranean throughout World Struggle I.