Paddle steamer Patris

The paddle steamer Patris in Greece was built before screw steam machines were invented. It had two paddle wheels and sails. On February 23, 1868, and with 400 guests on board, the ship hit the Koundoudos reef near Kea and sank. We scanned the wrack and the entire reef in September 2023. The scanned area reaches from 1m to 54m and it was quite a challenge to scan it, because of the currents in the shallow waters.

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Making of video

The video also shows Alex aka DerWrackzeichner while creating the pencil art of the wreck

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