Cyprus Wreck

We recently returned from a family trip to Cyprus – great food and beautiful scenery.

One of the most striking views for me was that of the wreck of the Edro III, a ship that foundered in heavy seas en route to Rhodes from Limassol one stormy night in 2011. The crew were rescued by helicopter but the vessel ran aground just along the coast from Paphos.

Initial attempts to move the vessel were unsuccessful and it has remained in situ. I went along one morning before sunrise to take pictures; at first, it was impossible to make out but the early morning light gradually revealed the dark shape of this 80 metre hulk of metal…