Top Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in Brittany

Ready to check out the best sites in Brittany for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 83 dive sites, snorkel spots, beaches, and more. Discover hand-curated maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. No matter what you're looking for, you can find a diverse range of the best ocean activities in Brittany to suit your needs.
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El Houalerez

#1 - El Houalerez

France, Brittany South, Morbihan gulf

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Er Houalerez is a nice shoal. The top is just above the surface, and the max depth around 20-23 m deep (depending on the tide). There is a nice canyon starting at 12 m deep going down to 20 m deep. A multi-level and very colourfull dive with algae forest, octopus, etc. Quibron bay. NW side of Houat Island, not far from the buoy named La Teignouse.
Sperrbrecher 134

#2 - Sperrbrecher 134

France, Brittany South, Groix

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This ship were built in July 1909 in Bremen and was used as merchand ship untill the war begann in 1939. His role was to escort the U.boat and the ship at the entrance of the Lorient harbor. It was sunk by a british air-raid August 8th, 1944. Approx 800m from Groix island in 24m of water. Only by boat. Sperrbrecher 134 is also known as Falke.
L'Elektra

#3 - L'Elektra

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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Small Greek cargo. Sunk march 18, 1963. Nice wheel to take in picture. Near Amoco Cadiz wreck, in front of Portsall village.
Le Keradog

#4 - Le Keradog

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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The wreck is scaterled on a rocky slope, upside down. Lampaul bay, Ouessant island. Le Keradog is also known as Le minéralier.
L'Eildon

#5 - L'Eildon

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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Steam vessel built in Glasgow, 1904. Sunk in 1915. Length: 79m. Near Le Colombian, between Ouessant island and the Corsen CROSS.
Le Peter Sif

#6 - Le Peter Sif

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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Danish carco built in 1978. Sunk in 1979. South of Ouessant island
L'Okawongo

#7 - L'Okawongo

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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German steam vessel. Sunk may 28th, 1913. S of Ouessant island, near La Jument lighthouse
Le Sarracen

#8 - Le Sarracen

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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English steam vessel, 115m long. Sunk december 26th, 1917 (mine bomb). In Helle channel
Le Colombian

#9 - Le Colombian

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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Old mixed (sail/steam) English vessel. Sunk in 1865 while its first travel between Liverpool and Panama. Length: 76m. Great deep dive ! Between Ouessant island and Corsen CROSS.
La Meuse

#10 - La Meuse

France, Brittany South, Douarnenez

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Two other wrecks near by: La Perle and Le Castel-Meur. Warship vessel type: French Aviso. Sunk probably october 1954 (training target for Jean Bart vesel). Size: - Length: 78m - Width: ~10m In the middle of Douarnenez bay.
L'île d'Ouessant

#11 - L'île d'Ouessant

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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Small wooden ferry boat, lying on a sandy floor. Lampaul bay, Ouessant island.
L'Arras

#12 - L'Arras

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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French war vessel (Aviso). Built in 1917, sunk in 1947. Length: 72m. Best is to dive 45 minutes before low or high tide. In front of Corsen CROSS.
L'Amoco Cadiz

#13 - L'Amoco Cadiz

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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Supertanker from Liberia. Sunk march 16th, 1978. Length: 330m ! (about 1080 Ft.) It's actualy the bigest Werck you can dive in the world. (the Oriskany is 200 Ft. smaller) Portsall's reef.
Le Taboga

#14 - Le Taboga

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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Panamean steam vessel of 80m long. Sunk in 1955. South of Corsen CROSS point. An isolated danger buoy signal a rocky shoal. The wreck is on the East.
Les gorets

#15 - Les gorets

France, Brittany South, Morbihan gulf

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Thi is the most famous dive site of the Gulf. Best is to dive at high tide. There are a lot of life and a great wall with orange gorgonians. SW side of l'Ile Longue. Four mooring buoys are available.
Alja wreck

#16 - Alja wreck

France, Brittany South, Glenan

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Alja was a 43m long Netherlandish cargo that sank february 18th 1940. The boat is broken in two part; the poop is upside down. The wheel is still out of the sand, as well as the safety wheel. Chenal des Moutons (Sheep channel), between Concarneau and the Glenans Islands.
The France Wreck

#17 - The France Wreck

France, Brittany South, Morbihan gulf

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La France was a 165m long French cruiser and sunk august 26th, 1922 around 1 am after hurting a reef in La Teignouse strait. Between Ouat Island and Quibron. The France Wreck is also known as La France.
Angers Wreck

#18 - Angers Wreck

France, Brittany South, Morbihan gulf

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Sunk date: november 4th, 1918 Sizes: - Length: 76m - Width: 13m The Angers wreck is located 4 nautical miles east from La Teignouse. Angers Wreck is also known as L'Angers.
L'Hanan

#19 - L'Hanan

France, Brittany South, Belle-ile

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The Hanan was a Dutch fishboat that was sunk july 28th, 1944. Size: 30m x 6m x 2.50m Marine life: Conger eels, poutings... Between Quibron and Belle-île. Approx 2 nautical miles northeast from Le Palais (Belle-Ile).
Le phare de La Croix

#20 - Le phare de La Croix

France, Brittany North, Paimpol

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Smal wall and boulders on the NW side. Lighthouse at the entrance of Trieux chanel in Bréhat archipelago (between Bréhat and Lézardrieux islands)
L'Emile-Allard 1945

#21 - L'Emile-Allard 1945

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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Near le Conquet L'Emile-Allard 1945 is also known as Baliseur.
Canons Santa Rosa 1860

#22 - Canons Santa Rosa 1860

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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16 canons from the Santa Rosa Spanish shipwreck that sunk in 1860
Le Kleber

#23 - Le Kleber

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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South of Molène island, near Le Conquet.
Canons du Rhone

#24 - Canons du Rhone

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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Canons du Rhone is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
La Vandrée

#25 - La Vandrée

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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2 wrecks down to the drop off. The Forest Castle sunk in 1905 and an unknown one.Very nice dive. La Vandrée is also known as Le Forest Castle.
Le Bugalet

#26 - Le Bugalet

France, Brittany South, Morbihan gulf

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A danger buoy is marking the wreck location in the middle of the Quibron bay. 47°31 285N - 003°05 359W (E50)
Fetlar

#27 - Fetlar

France, Brittany North, Saint Malo

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Feltar sunk in 1919. It was a cargo ship from England to St. Malo. It carried leather shoes, that are still visible in the boat today. All sailors survived the crash.
Pors Kamor

#28 - Pors Kamor

France, Brittany North, Trebeurden

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Pors Kamor is also known as La Cale de Ploumanach, La Cale.
Laplace

#29 - Laplace

France, Brittany North, Saint Malo

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Laplace is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Saint Malo which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Heinrich Hey

#30 - Heinrich Hey

France, Brittany North, Saint Malo

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German vessel sunk July 4th, 1944 5 miles north of La pointe de la Varde. Heinrich Hey is also known as Hinrich.
Ile de la Truie

#31 - Ile de la Truie

France, Brittany South, Morbihan gulf

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Ile de la Truie is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany South, Morbihan gulf which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
M4600

#32 - M4600

France, Brittany North, Saint Malo

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Dive site is forbidden since 24/10/88 M4600 is also known as Umuiden, Maria Van Hattem.
Timac

#33 - Timac

France, Brittany North, Saint Malo

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Forbidden dive site since 22/12/92
Pointe de Cancavale

#34 - Pointe de Cancavale

France, Brittany North, Saint Malo

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Take care to the current: from poor when the Rance ram is closed, to dangerous once the ram is open.
Les Jardins de la Conchée

#35 - Les Jardins de la Conchée

France, Brittany North, Saint Malo

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Les Jardins de la Conchée is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Saint Malo which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Le Diben

#36 - Le Diben

France, Brittany North, Baie de Morlaix

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Sea life, spider crabs, Tacaud sar, sar tambour
Penharn

#37 - Penharn

France, Brittany South, Douarnenez

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Penharn is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany South, Douarnenez which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Les Fillettes

#38 - Les Fillettes

France, Brittany North, Brest

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Les Fillettes is also known as Plateau Les Fillettes.
Men er Broc

#39 - Men er Broc

France, Brittany South, Morbihan gulf

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Men er Broc is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany South, Morbihan gulf which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Le grand coin

#40 - Le grand coin

France, Brittany South, Morbihan gulf

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Le grand coin is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany South, Morbihan gulf which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Balise le chien

#41 - Balise le chien

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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Balise le chien is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Le T-29

#42 - Le T-29

France, Brittany North, Trebeurden

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Le T-29 is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Trebeurden which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Arcouest

#43 - Arcouest

France, Brittany North, Paimpol

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Arcouest is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Paimpol which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Pointe de Penhir

#44 - Pointe de Penhir

France, Brittany North, Brest

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Pointe de Penhir is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Brest which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Le "charbonnier"

#45 - Le "charbonnier"

France, Brittany North, Paimpol

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Le "charbonnier" is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Paimpol which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Lanveoc

#46 - Lanveoc

France, Brittany North, Brest

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Lanveoc is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Brest which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Camaret le trez Roux

#47 - Camaret le trez Roux

France, Brittany North, Brest

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Camaret le trez Roux is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Brest which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Morgat

#48 - Morgat

France, Brittany North, Brest

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Morgat is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Brest which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Le Henry R. James

#49 - Le Henry R. James

France, Brittany North, Trebeurden

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Le Henry R. James is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Trebeurden which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Le Skewell

#50 - Le Skewell

France, Brittany North, Trebeurden

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Le Skewell is also known as Skewell.
Ranolien

#51 - Ranolien

France, Brittany North, Trebeurden

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Ranolien is also known as La Herès.
Marco Polo I

#52 - Marco Polo I

France, Brittany North, Brest

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Marco Polo I is also known as V-722 ; Pilote 13.
Swansea Vale

#53 - Swansea Vale

France, Brittany North, Brest

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Swansea Vale is also known as SS Swansea Vale.
Basse du Lys

#54 - Basse du Lys

France, Brittany North, Brest

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Basse du Lys is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Brest which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Marco Polo III

#55 - Marco Polo III

France, Brittany North, Brest

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Marco Polo III is also known as M4031 ; Pesce Spada.
Marco Polo II

#56 - Marco Polo II

France, Brittany North, Brest

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Marco Polo II is also known as V-713 ; Leipzig.
La grande fourche

#57 - La grande fourche

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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La grande fourche is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Thuringen

#58 - Thuringen

France, Brittany South, Lorient

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Thuringen is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany South, Lorient which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Men Porz Plouz

#59 - Men Porz Plouz

France, Brittany South, Morbihan gulf

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Men Porz Plouz is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany South, Morbihan gulf which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Men Du

#60 - Men Du

France, Brittany South, Etel

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Men Du is also known as Pierres Noires.
Le Corbeau

#61 - Le Corbeau

France, Brittany North, Baie de Morlaix

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Le Corbeau is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Baie de Morlaix which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Phare des triagoz

#62 - Phare des triagoz

France, Brittany North, Trebeurden

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Sea lions underwater if they like to come to you Boat diving Phare des triagoz is also known as Plateau des triagoz.
Basse Rozen

#63 - Basse Rozen

France, Brittany North, Brest

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Basse Rozen is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Brest which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Epave 4 pompes

#64 - Epave 4 pompes

France, Brittany North, Brest

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Epave 4 pompes is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Brest which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Tombant du Belge

#65 - Tombant du Belge

France, Brittany North, Brest

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Tombant du Belge is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Brest which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Epave digue sud

#66 - Epave digue sud

France, Brittany North, Brest

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Epave digue sud is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Brest which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Mingant

#67 - Mingant

France, Brittany North, Brest

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Mingant is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Brest which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Ducs d'Albes

#68 - Ducs d'Albes

France, Brittany North, Brest

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Ducs d'Albes is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Brest which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
La Cormorandiere

#69 - La Cormorandiere

France, Brittany North, Brest

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La Cormorandiere is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Brest which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
La Catis

#70 - La Catis

France, Brittany North, Saint Malo

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La Catis is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Saint Malo which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Les Buharats

#71 - Les Buharats

France, Brittany North, Saint Malo

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Les Buharats is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany North, Saint Malo which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Pointe de Beuzec

#72 - Pointe de Beuzec

France, Brittany South, Douarnenez

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Pointe de Beuzec is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany South, Douarnenez which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Baie de Brezellec

#73 - Baie de Brezellec

France, Brittany South, Douarnenez

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Baie de Brezellec is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany South, Douarnenez which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Le Dellec

#74 - Le Dellec

France, Brittany North, Brest

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Le Dellec is also known as Chaland du Dellec.
Kelhuit

#75 - Kelhuit

France, Brittany South, Groix

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Kelhuit is also known as Quelhuit.
Pointe de Pen Men

#76 - Pointe de Pen Men

France, Brittany South, Groix

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Pointe de Pen Men is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in France, Brittany South, Groix which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Brannech

#77 - Brannech

France, Brittany South, Morbihan gulf

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Nice wall full of fish shoals, sponges, gorgonians, etc. End the dive at the sandy dune and the sea-grass field. You may encounter some sepia and se-horses... Brannech is a small island inside the Morbihan Gulf. The dive site is located at the NW side of the island.
An Houarbou

#78 - An Houarbou

France, Brittany South, Glenan

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Beg Meil
U 171 wreck

#79 - U 171 wreck

France, Brittany South, Groix

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Sunk at 13:00 on 9 Oct, 1942 in the Bay of Biscay near Lorient, France, by a British mines. 22 dead and 30 survivors. This is a very good wreck dive. Since 1999 it is forbiden to dive inside the wreck Folowing the demand of the german submarines friendship which want to make a memorial from the wreck. A very good page (in french): http://perso.orange.fr/cdasm.56/u171.htm 2.5 miles west northwest of Groix island west point. U 171 wreck is also known as U-171, U-boat 171.
Le Louis David

#80 - Le Louis David

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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Belgium steam vessel. Sunk august 3rd, 1879. The wreck is very broken, only the engine looks something. Take care of the current. Dive at low tide (45min to 1h before). W side of Ouessant island, near Men Korn lighthouse and Stiff bay.
Lake Borgne

#81 - Lake Borgne

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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Lake Borgne is also known as Lake Borgne 1915, ARRAS.
War Balloon

#82 - War Balloon

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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93m English cargo sunk in 1918 0,5 mile SSW of La Roches Bozmen Orientale and 2,5 miles WSW of La pointe Saint Mathieu.
Joannis Carras

#83 - Joannis Carras

France, Brittany North, Iroise Ouessant

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WW1 wreck. Nice wheel.