The Giannis D, Also known as the "wooden ship", was built 1969 in Japan. The dimensions of this "General Cargo Vessel" were about 100m length and 16m width. In April 1983 on its way from Croatia to Saudi Arabia, loaded with sawn softwood, it hit the northwest corner of Shaab Abu Nuhas Reef and sunk.
Stranded on the reef, the ship broke its back during a storm and sank in two pieces. The stern section has twin masts that reach up to 5 meters from the surface with the stern at 24 meters. The engine room can be visited by suitably qualified divers.