CAPTAIN DAN WRECK

Verenigde Staten, Florida

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The Captain Dan was sunk in February 1990 as part of the Rodeo Reef. The ship, originally named Hollyhock, was renamed the Captain Dan in memory of the famous fisherman, Dan Garnsey. It's a large wreck that is completely covered in colorful coral and inhabited by a wide variety of marine animals.

Particulars

Captain Dan Wreck lies 1.5 kilometers off the coast of Pompano Beach in Florida. The wreck is accessible by boat. The Captain Dan lies upright, on the bottom with the wheelhouse at 21 and the deck at 24.5 meters. The ship is 51.5 meters long and 10 meters wide. It was launched on March 25, 1937 at the Defoe Boat and Motor Works in Bay City, Michigan and decommissioned on March 31, 1982.

Warnings

Only experienced wreck divers can enter the Captain Dan wreck. There can be pleasure boats in the vicinity.

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CAPTAIN DAN WRECK Features

Nicknames
Hollyhock,Captain Dan Garnsey
Address
Pompano Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Parking
At boat charter
Distance
10 min.
Suitable for
Underwater photography, wreck divers
Permit
N.v.t. / NA
Access
Free access
Facilities
Boat dive facilities
Water
Salt
Kind of dive
Wreck dive
Current
Limited
Visibility
10 - 30 m.
Average visibility
20 m.
Depth
33 m.
Bottom
zand
Life
Barracuda, dolphin, turtle, reef shark
Other recreation
Boating, yachting

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