Rodina Shipwreck


Bulgarian ship, launched at sea in 1922. Displacement - 4159 GT.

On Sept 19, 1941 „Rodina” was sailing full of load from Istanbul to Varna. It was guarded by two Bulgarian mine-layers. In the region of Burgas, it came across two mines and sank very quickly. Three people died. The crews of the mine-layers saved 37 people. The depth is between 30 - 43 meters. The height which „Rodina” reaches from the bottom is 14.5 meters! There is free access to the superstructure and holds, which are empty. The vessel is intact and is a place of great interest to the experienced scuba divers.



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