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The oriental shipwreck the Katzmaru or Katsu Maru makes a great but deep wreck dive.
|Name Dive Site:||Katzmaru|
|Depth: ||26-32m (85-104ft)|
|Visibility: ||3-12m (9-39ft)|
|Inserted/Added by: ||lars, © Author: Lars Hemel|
|GPS:||S34°03.20', E18°21.20' "|
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The Katzmaru (Katsu Maru) was an Asian trawler that sank in 1972, reached after a short boat ride out of Hout Bay harbor. She lies slightly upside down at a 45 degree angle on her starboard side and makes for a great intact wreck dive. Bring a flashlight to properly see the wide diversity of colors because of attached sponges and invertebrates.
A dive on this wreck is often combined with a glimpse on the fishing trawler the Aster as she is not more than 20 meter to the north and cannot be missed.
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