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Latitude: 30.27718611 Longitude: -81.22840833
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Wreck of the Gulf America
Latitude: 30.27718611 Longitude: -81.22840833
(30° 16' 38" N Longitude -81° 13' 42" W)

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Name GULF AMERICA
Distance 0.00 Miles 0.00 Nautical Miles 0.00 kilometers
Heading NA NA°
Type Unknown
Latitude 30.27719° 30° 16.63' N 30° 16' 38" N
Longitude -81.22841° 81° 13.7' W 81° 13' 42" W
Chart # 11488 AWOIS 452 Accuracy: Low
History DESC 24 NO.493; TANKER 8081 GT; SUNK 4/11/42 BY SUBMARINE; POSITION ACCURACY WITHIN 1 MILE; LOCATED 2/8/44 BY 6TH ND HEADQUARTERS. 27 NO.431; TKR 4805 NT; SUNK 4/

Name GULF AMERICA
Distance 0.08 Miles 0.07 Nautical Miles 0.13 kilometers
Heading NA NA°
Type Unknown
Latitude 30.27802° 30° 16.68' N 30° 16' 41" N
Longitude -81.22758° 81° 13.65' W 81° 13' 39" W
Chart # 11480 AWOIS 453 Accuracy: Low
History 00453 1ST CHARTED IN 1942 FE211/71(FE2/71)--SP-AMC-6-R/H-71; 1/2 MILE RADIUS SEARCH NOT FOUND AREA CLEARED TO 47 FT USCG REPORTED MOORING CHAIN OF WK BUOY SHOWED CHAFING

Name UNKNOWN
Distance 0.18 Miles 0.16 Nautical Miles 0.29 kilometers
Heading SW 221°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 30.27590° 30° 16.55' N 30° 16' 33" N
Longitude -81.23107° 81° 13.86' W 81° 13' 52" W
Chart # 11480 AWOIS 10085 Accuracy: High
History FE441/98-- OPR-G354-WH; UNASSIGNED (450 METER RADIUS). SIDE SCAN SONAR SEARCH LOCATED WRECK. DIVERS DESCRIBE A DETERIORATED BARGE APPROX. 100 FEET LONG. LARGE SCOURS AT BOTH ENDS OF WRECK. LD OF 57.7 FEET (17.6 METERS) WAS TAKEN ON A B

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 0.67 Miles 0.58 Nautical Miles 1.08 kilometers
Heading N
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 30.28663° 30° 17.2' N 30° 17' 12" N
Longitude -81.22590° 81° 13.55' W 81° 13' 33" W
Chart # 11490 AWOIS 10841 Accuracy: High
History "H10901/99--OPR-G354-WH; SIDE SCAN SONAR LOCATED SIGNIFICANT CONTACTS. DIVERS DESCRIBE THREE ""HYBRID JETS/HELICOPTERS"" WITH THE WINGS AND ROTORS REMOVED. LD OF 42.7 FEET (13.3 METERS PREDICTED TIDES) TAKEN ATOP THE SOALEST FUSELAGE IN LAT."

Name UNKNOWN
Distance 4.90 Miles 4.26 Nautical Miles 7.89 kilometers
Heading N
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 30.34714° 30° 20.83' N 30° 20' 50" N
Longitude -81.21454° 81° 12.86' W 81° 12' 52" W
Chart # 11490 AWOIS 10171 Accuracy: High
History H10799/98--OPR-G354-WH; CONTACT LOCATED BY SIDE SCAN SONAR SEARCH DURING MAIN SCHEME HYDROGRAPHY. DIVERS DESCRIBE REMAINS OF BARGE WITH NUMEROUS PIECES OF CONCRETE CULVERT SURROUNDING IT. NONE OF THIS SURROUNDING DEBRIS WAS SHOALER THAN THE BA

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 6.11 Miles 5.31 Nautical Miles 9.83 kilometers
Heading NNW 339°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 30.35024° 30° 21.01' N 30° 21' 1" N
Longitude -81.28619° 81° 17.16' W 81° 17' 10" W
Chart # 11490 AWOIS 10013 Accuracy: Low
History SURVEY REQUIREMENT COMMENTS THERE IS NO REQUIREMENT TO SURVEY WITHIN THE ACTIVE DUMP SITE AD JOINING THE ITEM OM THE WEST. THE EASTERN EDGE OF THIS DUMP SITE IS THE WESTERN LIMIT OF THE ITEM INVESTIGATION. CL535/74-- HYDROGRAPHIC

Name UNKNOWN
Distance 8.27 Miles 7.18 Nautical Miles 13.31 kilometers
Heading NNE 14°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 30.38767° 30° 23.25' N 30° 23' 15" N
Longitude -81.17521° 81° 10.5' W 81° 10' 30" W
Chart # 11490 AWOIS 10170 Accuracy: High
History H10799/98-- OPR-G354-WH; CONTACT LOCATED BY SIDE SCAN SONAR SEARCH DURING MAIN SCHEME HYDROGRAPHY. DIVERS DESCRIBE DETERIORATED BARGE. LD OF 53.7 FEET (16.2 METERS) TAKEN ON A PIPE RISING OFF THE TOP DECK IN LAT. 30-23-15.602N LONG. 81/10/

Name UNKNOWN
Distance 8.31 Miles 7.21 Nautical Miles 13.37 kilometers
Heading NNE 13°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 30.38892° 30° 23.33' N 30° 23' 20" N
Longitude -81.17694° 81° 10.61' W 81° 10' 37" W
Chart # 11490 AWOIS 10166 Accuracy: High
History H10799/98-- OPR-G354-WH-; CONTACT LOCATED BY SIDE SCAN SONAR SEARCH DURING MAIN SCHEME HYDROGRAPHY. DIVERS DESCRIBE A BARGE EXTENDING 4-6 FEET OFF THE BOTTOM. LD OF 61.1 FEET (18.6 METERS) TAKEN ON A BIT (SIC) RISING OFF THE TOP DECK IN LAT.

Name UNKNOWN
Distance 8.43 Miles 7.32 Nautical Miles 13.57 kilometers
Heading NNE 15°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 30.38834° 30° 23.3' N 30° 23' 18" N
Longitude -81.17025° 81° 10.21' W 81° 10' 13" W
Chart # 11490 AWOIS 10167 Accuracy: High
History H10799/98-- OPR-G354-WH; CONTACT LOCATED BY SIDE SCAN SONAR SEARCH DURING MAIN SCHEME HYDROGRAPHY. DIVERS DESCRIBE THE REMAINS OF A BARGE. LD OF 64.3 FEET (19.6 METERS) TAKEN ON A PIPE RISING OFF THE TOP DECK IN LAT. 30-23-18.029N LONG. 81-

Name UNKNOWN
Distance 8.61 Miles 7.48 Nautical Miles 13.86 kilometers
Heading NNE 18°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 30.38624° 30° 23.16' N 30° 23' 10" N
Longitude -81.15846° 81° 9.5' W 81° 9' 30" W
Chart # 11490 AWOIS 10169 Accuracy: High
History H10799/98-- OPR-G354-WH; CONTACT LOCATED BY SIDE SCAN SONAR DURING MAIN SCHEME HYDROGRAPHY. DIVERS DESCRIBE A DETERIORATED BARGE. LD OF 65.9 FEET (20.1 METERS) ON PIPE RISING OFF THE TOP DECK IN LAT. 30-23-10.481N LONG. 81-09-30.449W. EVALU


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Gulf America
Latitude: 30.27718611
Longitude: -81.22840833
Latitude 30° 16' 38" N
Longitude -81° 13' 42" W


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