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Shipwreck Peltastis

Location: Soline, N 45 09.014, E 14 35.973

The sea gives, the sea takes. In the night between 7 and 8 January 1968 not far from Šilo, the sea, with the help of the wind, pulled to its depths a Greek freight ship called Peltastis. From the twelve crewmembers, only four survived. The captain’s body was found in the shipwreck a few months later. Peltastis still stands in one piece in an upright position at the depth of 33 meters. This tragic ship later became one of the most popular diving sites in the Kvarner Region.