MFV Helen was a wooden fishing trawler, which was sunk deliberately in 1990, being beyond viable economic repair.
Initially she was planned to be sunk just off the Seven Sisters, however due to a strong northerly current at the time she finally came to rest alongside the South Mole.
MFV Helen is found on a sandy seabed in 22 meters of water. She is 20 meters in length and 6 meters wide, home to a wide range of marine life typical of Gibraltarian dive sites. Great for wreck penetration dives and divers with a keen interest in photography due to the abundance of aquatic life and pleasing asthetics of the wreck itself.
What can be found on the site:
Conger and Moray eels
Spider crabs and common lobster
Wide range of fish species
Great photo opportunities
This dive site is suitable for experienced divers due to the depth and the upredictable currents around the vicinity.