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Latitude: 18.31334722 Longitude: -65.04138888
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Wreck of the Wit Shoal
Latitude: 18.31334722 Longitude: -65.04138888
(18° 18' 48" N Longitude -65° 2' 29" W)

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Name WIT SHOAL
Distance 0.00 Miles 0.00 Nautical Miles 0.00 kilometers
Heading NA NA°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 18.31335° 18° 18.8' N 18° 18' 48" N
Longitude -65.04139° 65° 2.48' W 65° 2' 29" W
Chart # 25649 AWOIS 9807 Accuracy: High
History "H10506/93-- OPR-I173-MI; SUNKEN WRECK OF THE M/V ""WIT SHOAL"" (KNOWN BY LOCAL DIVE MASTERS). APPROX. 400 FEET LONG 60 FEET WIDE. FATHOMETER LD OF 8.67 METERS IN LAT. 18-18-48.051N LONG. 65-02-29.003W. EVALUATOR RECOMMENDS CHARTING A 2"

Name MISS OPPORTUNITY
Distance 3.26 Miles 2.83 Nautical Miles 5.25 kilometers
Heading ENE 73°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 18.32619° 18° 19.56' N 18° 19' 34" N
Longitude -64.99355° 64° 59.61' W 64° 59' 37" W
Chart # 25649 AWOIS 9806 Accuracy: High
History "H10506/93-- OPR-I173-MI; SUNKEN BARGE ""MISS OPPORTUNITY"". APPROX. 400 FEET LONG 40 FEET WIDE. FATHOMETER LD OF 16.2 METERS (53 FEET) AT MLLW. LOCATED WITHIN FISH HAVEN LIMITS AND OUTSIDE THE LIMITS OF PROJECT AREA FOR OPR-I173 (WRECK"

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 4.11 Miles 3.57 Nautical Miles 6.61 kilometers
Heading E 97°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 18.30797° 18° 18.48' N 18° 18' 29" N
Longitude -64.97891° 64° 58.75' W 64° 58' 45" W
Chart # 25649 AWOIS 9795 Accuracy: High
History H10506/93-- OPR-I173-MI; SIDE SCAN SONAR CONTACT. DIVERS DESCRIBE WRECKAGE CONSISTING OF WOOD AND STEEL IN LAT. 18-18-28.704N LONG. 64-58-44.093W. LD (PNEUMO) OF 22.5 METERS (74 FEET). EVALUATOR RECOMMENDS CHARTING A 74 OBSTR (WRECKAG

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 4.18 Miles 3.63 Nautical Miles 6.73 kilometers
Heading E 98°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 18.30641° 18° 18.38' N 18° 18' 23" N
Longitude -64.97803° 64° 58.68' W 64° 58' 41" W
Chart # 25649 AWOIS 9796 Accuracy: High
History H10506/93-- OPR-I173-MI; SIDE SCAN SONAR CONTACT. DIVERS FOUND PIECE OF WOODEN WRECKAGE. APPEARED TO BE THE STERN SECTION OF A WOODEN SHIP KEEL UP. LD (PNEUMO)OF 24.1 METERS (78 FEET) IN LAT. 18-18-23.058N LONG. 64-58-40.922W. ONLY H

Name UNKNOWN
Distance 4.53 Miles 3.93 Nautical Miles 7.29 kilometers
Heading E 101°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 18.30307° 18° 18.18' N 18° 18' 11" N
Longitude -64.97326° 64° 58.4' W 64° 58' 24" W
Chart # 25649 AWOIS 9791 Accuracy: High
History H10506/93-- OPR-I173-MI; SUBMERGED WRECK LOCATED BY SIDE SCAN SONAR. DIVERS DESCRIBE A WRECKED SHIP 70 X 20 FEET. LD (PNEUMO) OF 22.5 METERS (74 FEET) AT MLLW JUST SOUTH OF FISH HAVEN (AUTH DEPTH OF 60 FEET). EVALUATOR RECOMMENDS CHART

Name UNKNOWN
Distance 4.71 Miles 4.09 Nautical Miles 7.58 kilometers
Heading E 87°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 18.31795° 18° 19.06' N 18° 19' 4" N
Longitude -64.96970° 64° 58.18' W 64° 58' 11" W
Chart # 25649 AWOIS 9789 Accuracy: High
History H10506/93-- OPR-I173-MI; SIDE SCAN SONAR LOCATED SUBMERGED WRECK. DIVERS DESCRIBE AN LCU (LANDING CRAFT UNIT) 13.7 X 5 METERS ORIENTED N-S. LD (PNEUMO) OF 14.6 METERS OBTAINED ON PILOT HOUSE IN LAT. 18-19-04.613N LONG. 64-58-10.909W.

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 4.89 Miles 4.25 Nautical Miles 7.87 kilometers
Heading E 88°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 18.31703° 18° 19.01' N 18° 19' 1" N
Longitude -64.96689° 64° 58.01' W 64° 58' 1" W
Chart # 25649 AWOIS 9793 Accuracy: High
History H10506/93-- OPR-I173-MI; LOCATED BY SIDE SCAN SONAR. DIVERS DESCRIBE A MOORING BUOY 5 FEET IN DIAMETER RISING 4.6 FEET OFF THE BOTTOM. LD (PNEUMO) OF 15.9 METERS (52 FEET) IN LAT. 18-19-01.300N LONG. 64-58-00.788W. EVALUATOR RECOMMEND

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 4.99 Miles 4.33 Nautical Miles 8.03 kilometers
Heading ENE 72°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 18.33490° 18° 20.08' N 18° 20' 5" N
Longitude -64.96876° 64° 58.13' W 64° 58' 8" W
Chart # 25649 AWOIS 8568 Accuracy: Medium
History SURVEY REQUIREMENT COMMENTS SWATH SEARCH REQUIRED FROM THE LISTED POSITION SHOREWARD (50 METERS ON EACH SIDE OF RUINS) H8877/66-- OPR-423; PIER RUINS; OFFSHORE END LOCATED IN LAT. 18-20-12.80N LONG. 64-58-09.00W. POSITION SCALED

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 4.99 Miles 4.33 Nautical Miles 8.03 kilometers
Heading E 88°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 18.31711° 18° 19.01' N 18° 19' 1" N
Longitude -64.96541° 64° 57.93' W 64° 57' 56" W
Chart # 25649 AWOIS 9800 Accuracy: High
History H10506/93-- OPR-I173-MI; DIVERS DESCRIBE A BOAT TRAILER 30 FEET LONG 9 FEET WIDE IN LAT. 18-19-01.596N LONG. 64-57-55.479W. EVALUATOR RECOMMENDS CHARTING A DANGEROUS SUBMERGED OBSTRUCTION (53 OBSTR) AS SURVEYED. (ENT 7/1/96 SJV)

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 4.99 Miles 4.33 Nautical Miles 8.03 kilometers
Heading E 90°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 18.31432° 18° 18.85' N 18° 18' 51" N
Longitude -64.96536° 64° 57.93' W 64° 57' 56" W
Chart # 25649 AWOIS 9801 Accuracy: High
History H10506/93-- OPR-I173-MI; SIDE SCAN SONAR CONTACT. DIVERS DESCRIBE A PIECE OF METAL WRECKAGE 46 FEET LONG 8 FEET WIDE. LD (PNEUMO) OBTAINED ON A METAL REBAR OF 15.9 METERS IN LAT. 18-18-51.559N LONG. 64-57-55.284W. EVALUATOR RECOMMEND


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Wit Shoal
Latitude: 18.31334722
Longitude: -65.04138888
Latitude 18° 18' 48" N
Longitude -65° 2' 29" W


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