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Copyright University of Malta/Heritage Malta. This service was created by the Department of Classics & Archaeology at the University of Malta. All material is subject to the University of Malta’s Intellectual Property Policy: https://www.um.edu.mt/knowledgetransfer/intranet/ippolicy2014

The permission to reproduce copyright material does not extend to any material on this site which may be the property of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material (e.g., mapping) must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned. All rights reserved.

All matters related to underwater cultural heritage in Malta are governed by the Cultural Heritage Act: http://www.justiceservices.gov.mt/DownloadDocument.aspx?app=lom&itemid=8911&l=1

Welcome to the online Virtual Museum – Underwater Malta. This portal displays data regarding some known wrecks and submerged aircraft contained within the Wreck Inventory of Malta Database (WIMD).

Please note that the development of this online museum is an ongoing project run by the University of Malta and the portal should not be relied upon as a comprehensive display of all known data/information about a particular site. Sites will be added, individually refined and updated on an ongoing basis. It is envisaged that this museum will be of interest to researchers, students, divers as well as to all stakeholders and the general public.  

All geographic coordinates are approximative and do not represent a precise location.

For information about historic wrecks that are covered by legal protection and Notices to Mariners please visit: https://www.visitmalta.com/en/heritage-malta-historic-wreck-sites

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