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Latitude: 27.666978 Longitude: -97.083597
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Wreck of the Empress
Latitude: 27.666978 Longitude: -97.083597
(27° 40' 1" N Longitude -97° 5' 1" W)

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Name EMPRESS
Distance 0.00 Miles 0.00 Nautical Miles 0.00 kilometers
Heading NA NA°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 27.66698° 27° 40.01' N 27° 40' 1" N
Longitude -97.08360° 97° 5.01' W 97° 5' 1" W
Chart # 11309 AWOIS 182 Accuracy: Low
History NM44/55-F/V EMPRESS HAS BEEN REPORTED SUNK IN LAT 27-40N LONG 97-05W PA. (UPDATED 9/85 RWD) DESC. 24 NO.1648; TWR SUNK 1955

Name UNKNOWN
Distance 2.58 Miles 2.24 Nautical Miles 4.15 kilometers
Heading N 349°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 27.70364° 27° 42.21' N 27° 42' 13" N
Longitude -97.09193° 97° 5.51' W 97° 5' 31" W
Chart # 11309 AWOIS 185 Accuracy: Low
History NM14/60-DANG SUBM WK F/V; 54 FT L; IN 42 FT; ANTENNA VISIBLE 3 FT REPORTED IN LAT 27-42-12N LONG 97-05-30W. (UPDATED 9/85 RWD) SURVEY REQUIREMENTSFULL-VERIFY BY VISUAL SEARCH AT CHART DATUM.IF NOT VISIBLE

Name UNKNOWN
Distance 4.29 Miles 3.73 Nautical Miles 6.90 kilometers
Heading SSW 200°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 27.60948° 27° 36.56' N 27° 36' 34" N
Longitude -97.11026° 97° 6.61' W 97° 6' 37" W
Chart # 11307 AWOIS 176 Accuracy: Low
History 00176NM11/54-DANG SUBM WK (STEEL DRILLING BARGE) PA IS LOCATED 250 YDS 310 DEG FROM BUOY ESTABLISHED IN LAT 27-36-30N LONG 97-06-30W WK IS PARTIALLY VISIBLE.

Name GYPSY GIRL
Distance 5.94 Miles 5.16 Nautical Miles 9.56 kilometers
Heading N
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 27.75281° 27° 45.16' N 27° 45' 10" N
Longitude -97.07860° 97° 4.71' W 97° 4' 43" W
Chart # 11309 AWOIS 4159 Accuracy: Low
History 04159LNM4/81(1/28/81)-8TH CGD; GYPSY GIRL F/V 35FT LONG 10FT REPORTED OVER WK IN LAT 27-45-09N LONG 97-04-42W PA. (ENTERED 9/85 RWD) SURVEY REQUIREMENTSFULL-VERIFY OR DISPROVE BY 400% SSS/WD INVESTIGATION (1

Name SOUNDING
Distance 6.41 Miles 5.57 Nautical Miles 10.32 kilometers
Heading NW 323°
Type Sounding
Latitude 27.74111° 27° 44.46' N 27° 44' 28" N
Longitude -97.14667° 97° 8.8' W 97° 8' 48" W
Chart # 11309 AWOIS 4830 Accuracy: High
History " CL119/75-USPS; 5 FT REP 1974 H10324/89-90- OPR-K229-AHP-89; DEPTHS OF THREE FEET LOCATEDVICINITY LAT. 27-44-28.0N LONG. 97-08-48.0W. EVALUATORRECOMMENDS DELETING CHARTED NOTE ""5 FT REP 1974"" AND CHARTINGACCORDING TO SMOOTH SHE"

Name SOUNDING
Distance 6.68 Miles 5.80 Nautical Miles 10.75 kilometers
Heading NW 314°
Type Sounding
Latitude 27.73364° 27° 44.01' N 27° 44' 1" N
Longitude -97.16276° 97° 9.76' W 97° 9' 46" W
Chart # 11309 AWOIS 4829 Accuracy: Low
History " SURVEY REQUIREMENTS COMMENTS DETERMINE CONTROLLING DEPTH OF CHANNEL CL119/75-USPS; 5FT REP. H10368/91- OPR-K229-AHP; 3-6-FOOT DEPTHS OBTAINED DURINGSURVEY. EVALUATOR RECOMMENDS CHARTING NOTE ""3 FT 1991"". (UP4/27/92 SJV)"

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 6.79 Miles 5.90 Nautical Miles 10.93 kilometers
Heading E 79°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 27.68750° 27° 41.25' N 27° 41' 15" N
Longitude -96.97500° 96° 58.5' W 96° 58' 30" W
Chart # 11307 AWOIS 10962 Accuracy: Poor
History LNM39/96 (9/24/96)-CGD8; REPORTS A 2' X 1' ORANGE STYROFOAM BUOY IS REPORTED SUBMERGED IN APPROXIMATE POSITION LAT. 27/41/15.00N LONG. 096/58/30.00W (NAD83) . THE BUOY IS ATTACHED TO A DUMMY MINE SINKER AND MAY BE TRAILING CABLE. DEPTH OVER THE OBS

Name TEACHERS PET
Distance 6.82 Miles 5.93 Nautical Miles 10.98 kilometers
Heading NE 54°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 27.72500° 27° 43.5' N 27° 43' 30" N
Longitude -96.99333° 96° 59.61' W 96° 59' 37" W
Chart # 11307 AWOIS 10961 Accuracy: Poor
History LNM25/95 (6/20/95)-CGD8; REPORTS THE 29-FT F/V TEACHERS PET HAS BEEN SUNK IN APPROXIMATE POSITION LAT. 27/43/30.00N LONG. 096/59/36.00W (NAD83). (ENTERED 4/01 BY MBH)

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 6.85 Miles 5.95 Nautical Miles 11.02 kilometers
Heading ENE 76°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 27.69197° 27° 41.51' N 27° 41' 31" N
Longitude -96.97526° 96° 58.51' W 96° 58' 31" W
Chart # 11307 AWOIS 4153 Accuracy: Medium
History " CL66/70- OBSTR. FISH HAVEN REPORTED IN LAT. 27-41-30N LONG.96-58-30W. CL63/85- COE; ""LONE STAR"" FISH HAVEN PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT BYSINKING ABANDONED VESSELS OR BARGES IN GIVEN POSIT"

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 7.02 Miles 6.09 Nautical Miles 11.30 kilometers
Heading NW 315°
Type Obstruction visible at high water
Latitude 27.73795° 27° 44.28' N 27° 44' 17" N
Longitude -97.16568° 97° 9.93' W 97° 9' 56" W
Chart # 11309 AWOIS 4827 Accuracy: Low
History CL83/71-USPS; PIPE PA REP IN LAT 27-44-15.5 LONG 97-09-55.5(ENT SRB 12/87) H10324/89-90- OPR-K229-AHP-89; FATHOMETER AND DIVE SEARCHESNEGATIVE. EVALUATOR RECOMMENDS DELETING FROM CHART. (UP 11/16/90SJV)


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Empress
Latitude: 27.666978
Longitude: -97.083597
Latitude 27° 40' 1" N
Longitude -97° 5' 1" W


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