Ship found in Red Sea
JEDDAH - Anatolia News AgencyWreckage of an Ottoman ship was pulled out of the water near a Red Sea port just south of Jeddah.
According to the daily Al-Madina newspaper, Italian warships sank the ship in 1909 off Qunfudah sea port, 400 km south of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
It cost about $800,000 for officials to haul out the over 100-year-old wreckage. Qunfudah was under the rule of Ottoman Empire at the time of the shipwreck.
According to historian Gazi Bin Ahmed El Fakih, that the Ottoman ship was docked in Qunfudah port and that it would be preserved there.