Greek wreckship Kyrenia.


  • Shipwreck
  • visible
  • Location ± 100-500 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)



Kyrenia Shipwreck Museum [Cyprus]

Kyrenia Shipwreck Museum

Kyrenia Castle - Girne Kalesi

Byzantine castle built in the 7th century


OmnesViae import TPPlace2424

Saint Hilarion Castle

Saint Hilarion was originally a monastery (10th century). Fortified in 11th century.


Surroundings (Panoramio)


The Kyrenia ship found during the storm in 1967 close to Kyrenia. It is a merchant ship launched: in 389 (±44) BC.  and sank in288 (±62) BC. 1


  1. Richard J. Steffy: "The Kyrenia Ship: An Interim Report on its Hull Construction." American Journal of Archaeology 38.1 (January 1985), pp. 71-101
  2. idem: Ancient Ship Repair", in Harry Tzalas (ed.), Tropis V: 5th International Symposium on Ship Construction in Antiquity, Nauplia, 26, 27, 28 August 1993,  Proceedings, Athens 1993, pp. 395-408.
  3. Claudiu Munteanu, Andrei Vochiţu: Roof Tiles from the Ancient Greek Shipwreck ‘Mangalia B’, Black Sea Coast, Romania in: Nautical Archaeology, Vol. 39/ 2, September 2010, pp. 407–412
  4. Susan Womer Katzev: “The Ancient Ship of Kyrenia, Beneath Cyprus Seas.” Great Moments in Greek Archaeology. Ed. Pavos Valavanis and David Hardy. Oxford University Press, 2007, pp. 286-99.


  1. Kyrenia Shipwreck Museum