Lake Constance

The wreck of the steam boat "Jura" is the most famous diving attraction of Lake Constance (Bodensee in german). It sank 1864 and was rediscovered in 1976 by Hans Gerber (Jurahans). Today one can get there from harbour in Bottingen in five minutes by diving boat with Neutaucher. Saturday, October 12, 2013, 16 photos.

Wreck of Jura Name: The letters of the name "Jura" on the portside are not original. They were added by Hans Gerber (Jurahans). On the starboard side only can only recognize the remnants of the name on the wood. Maybe the letters have eroded or most likey were stolen. — Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 10.5mm Fisheye, Sea&Sea YS-110α Wreck of Jura, Lake Constance, 12 October 2013. Nikon D200, 1/125 s, F/4.0, 10.5 mm, ISO 160, Saturday, October 12, 2013 09:55:15

Jura Paddle Wheel: The paddle weel on portside. — Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 10.5mm Fisheye, Sea&Sea YS-110α Wreck of Jura, Lake Constance, 12 October 2013. Nikon D200, 1/125 s, F/4.0, 10.5 mm, ISO 125, Saturday, October 12, 2013 09:55:49

Jura porthole: One of the portholes of the Jura. — Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 10.5mm Fisheye, Sea&Sea YS-110α Wreck of Jura, Lake Constance, 12 October 2013. Nikon D200, 1/125 s, F/4.0, 10.5 mm, ISO 125, Saturday, October 12, 2013 09:58:05

Jura steering wheel: Only the gears from the steering wheel are left. The wheel itself is no longer there. — Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 10.5mm Fisheye, Sea&Sea YS-110α Wreck of Jura, Lake Constance, 12 October 2013. Nikon D200, 1/125 s, F/4.0, 10.5 mm, ISO 125, Saturday, October 12, 2013 09:59:11

Jura Davits: Die two davits on the stern of the ship. Here was the lifeboat attached. — Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 10.5mm Fisheye, Sea&Sea YS-110α Wreck of Jura, Lake Constance, 12 October 2013. Nikon D200, 1/125 s, F/4.0, 10.5 mm, ISO 125, Saturday, October 12, 2013 09:59:35

Jura stairs: The stairs on the wreck's starboard side. On the top one can see the funnel lying on deck. — Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 10.5mm Fisheye, Sea&Sea YS-110α Wreck of Jura, Lake Constance, 12 October 2013. Nikon D200, 1/125 s, F/4.0, 10.5 mm, ISO 125, Saturday, October 12, 2013 10:01:28

Jura paddle wheel box starboard 1: The paddle wheel box on starboard was destroyed by the collision. — Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 10.5mm Fisheye, Sea&Sea YS-110α Wreck of Jura, Lake Constance, 12 October 2013. Nikon D200, 1/125 s, F/4.0, 10.5 mm, ISO 125, Saturday, October 12, 2013 10:03:32

Jura paddle wheel box starboard 2: The paddle wheel box on starboard was destroyed by the collision. — Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 10.5mm Fisheye, Sea&Sea YS-110α Wreck of Jura, Lake Constance, 12 October 2013. Nikon D200, 1/125 s, F/4.0, 10.5 mm, ISO 125, Saturday, October 12, 2013 10:03:58

Jura windlass: The windlass on the bow. Anchor, chain and bell are missing. — Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 10.5mm Fisheye, Sea&Sea YS-110α Wreck of Jura, Lake Constance, 12 October 2013. Nikon D200, 1/125 s, F/4.0, 10.5 mm, ISO 125, Saturday, October 12, 2013 10:05:16

Jura bow: The bowhead of the steam boat Jura with carvings. — Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 10.5mm Fisheye, Sea&Sea YS-110α Wreck of Jura, Lake Constance, 12 October 2013. Nikon D200, 1/125 s, F/4.0, 10.5 mm, ISO 100, Saturday, October 12, 2013 10:06:15

Jura paddle wheel box portside: The paddle wheel box on the portside is in much better condition. It was used as toiled that time. — Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 10.5mm Fisheye, Sea&Sea YS-110α Wreck of Jura, Lake Constance, 12 October 2013. Nikon D200, 1/125 s, F/4.0, 10.5 mm, ISO 100, Saturday, October 12, 2013 10:08:44

Jura Stairs: These stairs lead to the interour. It is forbidden to go inside. This would damaga the wreck further. — Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 10.5mm Fisheye, Sea&Sea YS-110α Wreck of Jura, Lake Constance, 12 October 2013. Nikon D200, 1/125 s, F/4.0, 10.5 mm, ISO 100, Saturday, October 12, 2013 10:09:03

Jura diver: My dive buddy with his oxygen stage tank. — Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 10.5mm Fisheye, Sea&Sea YS-110α Wreck of Jura, Lake Constance, 12 October 2013. Nikon D200, 1/125 s, F/4.0, 10.5 mm, ISO 100, Saturday, October 12, 2013 10:09:11

Jura paddle shaft: View from above to the engine shaft for the paddle wheels. — Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 10.5mm Fisheye, Sea&Sea YS-110α Wreck of Jura, Lake Constance, 12 October 2013. Nikon D200, 1/125 s, F/4.0, 10.5 mm, ISO 100, Saturday, October 12, 2013 10:10:24

Jura steam boiler: This is the boiler of the steam engine. — Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 10.5mm Fisheye, Sea&Sea YS-110α Wreck of Jura, Lake Constance, 12 October 2013. Nikon D200, 1/125 s, F/4.0, 10.5 mm, ISO 100, Saturday, October 12, 2013 10:11:35

Jura funnel: The funnel lies on the deck. — Nikon D200, Nikkor AF-S 10.5mm Fisheye, Sea&Sea YS-110α Wreck of Jura, Lake Constance, 12 October 2013. Nikon D200, 1/125 s, F/4.0, 10.5 mm, ISO 100, Saturday, October 12, 2013 10:12:04