The tanker HENRY DESPREZ was completed in the 1932 by the Danish shipyard Burmeister & Wain for the Compagnie auxiliaire de navigation. On the 26th November 1942 she was in the Toulon harbor during the scuttling of the French navy. She was later taken over by the German government. On 3rd June 1943 she was torpedoed and sank by the British submarine HMS UNRUFFLED in front of Fiumefreddo Bruzio (Italy)

The wreck lies under 75m/246ft of water in upward position.
With its length of 150m/492ft, after the oil tanker HAVEN, it's the 2nd biggest divable wreck in Italian waters.


Shot on a Panasonic GH2 + Lumix 8mm fisheye loaded with Lee Powell’s Flow Motion 2.02 settings; Nauticam Housing and 2x FIX Aquavolt3500 lights.

Music: Laura’s Theme from the album “The Space Between Us” and “Piano Works” by Craig Armstrong.

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