HYDRO ATLANTIC

Verenigde Staten, Florida

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The Hydro Atlantic is considered to be one of the ten most beautiful wreck dives in the United States. It's an advanced dive that should be conducted as a technical dive. The wreck lies at a depth of 53.5 meters. It's covered with many colorful corals and attracts a wide variety of fish. In addition, the Hydro offers plenty of opportunities to enter the wreck. Rightfully one of the dive spots in Florida.

Particulars

The Hydro Atlantic can be reached by boat. The ship was built in 1905 by the Mayland Steel Corporation for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under the name Delaware. After sailing under the names Sand Captain and Ezra Sensibar as well, she was renamed Hydro Atlantic. On her last voyage, the Hydro was towed to a salvage yard in Texas. She never reached this destination as the old hull broke, sending the ship to the bottom of the ocean on December 7, 1987.

Warnings

The Hydro Atlantic is located in an area frequented by pleasure boats. The wreck is suitable for experienced wreck divers and technical divers.

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HYDRO ATLANTIC Features

Nicknames
Delaware
Address
Deerfield Beah, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Parking
At boat charter
Distance
30 min.
Suitable for
Deep diving, experienced wreck divers
Permit
N.v.t. / NA
Access
Free access
Facilities
Boat dive facilities
Water
Salt
Kind of dive
Boat dive, wreck dive
Current
Medium, variable
Visibility
10 - 30 m.
Average visibility
20 m.
Depth
53,5 m.
Bottom
zand
Life
Amberjack, bull shark
Other recreation
Boating, yachting

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