Shipwrecks off the coast of Paphos

M/V Demettios II

The M/V Demetrios II was a cargo ship, built in 1964 by J. J. Sietas, at their shipbuilding yard in Hamburg-Neuenfelde, Germany. The Honduran-flagged M/V Demetrios II ran aground on 23 March 1998 in heavy seas, during a voyage from Greece to Syria with a cargo of timber. At the time of the accident, the ship had eight crew members – 4 Greeks, 2 Pakistanis and 2 Syrians. The crew were rescued and airlifted to the safety of Paphos ..

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