Ship Wreck Kerynia –

Divers get your dive gear ready! Artificial Reef Number 5…. The OPV boat Kerynia 02 will be sunk in Ayia Napa on 28th February 2015.

History

OPV Kerynia Patrol Boat

Transferred to the Navy of the Republic of Cyprus.In 2000, the Cyprus Navy received the ex-Hellenic Navy patrol boat “Knossos”, which was renamed “Kyrenia”, designated P02 and formed the Kyrenia class.

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In 1978, three ABEKING-class air-salvors were added to the flotilla. Those were constructed in “HELLENIC SHIPYARDS”. They were given names of flourishing ancient cities. HS KNOSSOS: Commissioned on November 11, 1978. Knosos (P-268) ΑΝΣ Κνωσσός (1978–2000). Transferred to the Navy of the Republic of Cyprus.In 2000, the Cyprus Navy received the ex-Hellenic Navy patrol boat “Knossos”, which was renamed “Kyrenia”, designated P02 and formed the Kyrenia class.This vessel was Greek made, of the Dilos-class, previously designated P269. This vessel is armed with one single 20mm .70cal Oerlikon Mk10 AA cannon and one 2-round Mistral-SIMBAD air-defence missile launcher.

The boat will be the 5th vessel that will be deployed as a part of the Cyprus Artificial Reef program on date

NEW DATE!!! FEBRUARY 28th, 2015 at 11.00 am in Ayia Napa.

For bookings call Tel:++357 97850495.