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Latitude: 26.567008 Longitude: -97.270253
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Wreck of the Fairwind
Latitude: 26.567008 Longitude: -97.270253
(26° 34' 1" N Longitude -97° 16' 13" W)

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Name FAIRWIND
Distance 0.00 Miles 0.00 Nautical Miles 0.00 kilometers
Heading NA NA°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 26.56701° 26° 34.01' N 26° 34' 1" N
Longitude -97.27025° 97° 16.21' W 97° 16' 13" W
Chart # 11306 AWOIS 5840 Accuracy: Low
History LNM69/72-THE F/V FAIRWIND HAS BEEN REPORTED SUNK IN APPROX.POS. LAT. 26-34.0N LONG. 97-16.2W. (ENTERED 11/27/87 MCR) DESC. 01-F/V SUNK 8/15/72; 48 GT; 53.6 FT. LONG; 18.4 FT. WIDE; 6.4FT. DEEP; WOOD; BUILT 1951; STRAND

Name UNKNOWN
Distance 0.45 Miles 0.39 Nautical Miles 0.72 kilometers
Heading S 178°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 26.56062° 26° 33.63' N 26° 33' 38" N
Longitude -97.26895° 97° 16.13' W 97° 16' 8" W
Chart # 11306 AWOIS 5838 Accuracy: Poor
History " CL1135/71-USPS; LARGE SHRIMP BOAT RAN AGROUND OUTSIDE OF SOUTHJETTY (PORT MANSFIELD CHANNEL ENTRANCE). WRECK APPEARSNON-SALVAGEABLE AND IS VISIBLE. CL1148/81-USPS; TWO ""VISIBLE"" WRECKS CHARTED ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF CHANNELOUTSI"

Name UNKNOWN
Distance 0.58 Miles 0.51 Nautical Miles 0.93 kilometers
Heading S 176°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 26.55937° 26° 33.56' N 26° 33' 34" N
Longitude -97.26617° 97° 15.96' W 97° 15' 58" W
Chart # 11306 AWOIS 5837 Accuracy: Poor
History " CL983/78-USPS; SUNKEN DREDGE REPORTED ABOVE WATER AT ALLTIMES. CL1148/81-USPS; TWO ""VISIBLE"" WRECKS CHARTED ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF CHANNELOUTSIDE OF JETTY NOT OBSERVED. ONE WRECK REPORTED SALVAGED. WRECKIN GIVEN GP NOW CHARTED"

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 2.26 Miles 1.96 Nautical Miles 3.64 kilometers
Heading S 178°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 26.53507° 26° 32.1' N 26° 32' 6" N
Longitude -97.26220° 97° 15.73' W 97° 15' 44" W
Chart # 11304 AWOIS 5836 Accuracy: Low
History CL1179/62-WILLACY COUNTY NAVIGATION DISTRICT TX; THREEDIAMOND SHAPED WHITE MARKERS ON POLES 20FT IN HEIGHT SOUTH OFPORT MANSFIELD JETTIES AND PLACED TWO FOUR AND SIX STATUTE MILESAPART SOUTH OF JETTIES. POS. OF MARKER CHARTED AS

Name BIG DADDY
Distance 3.55 Miles 3.08 Nautical Miles 5.71 kilometers
Heading N 359°
Type Unknown
Latitude 26.61701° 26° 37.01' N 26° 37' 1" N
Longitude -97.28359° 97° 17.01' W 97° 17' 1" W
Chart # 11300 AWOIS 136 Accuracy: Low
History 00136NM14/67 F/V; SUNK IN PORT MANSFIELD APPROACH DESC. 01 F/V; 43 GT; 51.2 FT L; 17.6 FT W; 7.4 FT D; WOOD; BUILT 1943; OWNER: E.B. MOBLEY PO BOX 621 PORT ISABEL TX.

Name BIG DADDY
Distance 3.55 Miles 3.08 Nautical Miles 5.71 kilometers
Heading N 359°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 26.61701° 26° 37.01' N 26° 37' 1" N
Longitude -97.28359° 97° 17.01' W 97° 17' 1" W
Chart # 11306 AWOIS 5841 Accuracy: Low
History LNM14/67-THE F/V BIG DADDY HAS BEEN REPORTED SUNK IN APPROX.POS. LAT. 26-37-00N LONG. 97-17-00W. (ENTERED 1/12/87 MCR) DESC. 01-F/V; 64 GT 61.6 FT L 18.4 FT. W 8.5 FT D; BUILT 1958.

Name CAPTAIN READY
Distance 4.77 Miles 4.15 Nautical Miles 7.68 kilometers
Heading N
Type Unknown
Latitude 26.61701° 26° 37.01' N 26° 37' 1" N
Longitude -97.21692° 97° 13.01' W 97° 13' 1" W
Chart # 11307 AWOIS 135 Accuracy: Low
History 00135LNM98/72 SUNK IN 54 FT. DESC. 01 F/V; 41 GT; 45.7 FT L; 16.9 FT W; 7.3 FT D; WOOD; BUILT 1958; OWNER: CONTINENTAL FISHERIES INC PO BOX 229 BROWNSVILLE

Name CAPTAIN READY
Distance 4.77 Miles 4.15 Nautical Miles 7.68 kilometers
Heading N
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 26.61701° 26° 37.01' N 26° 37' 1" N
Longitude -97.21692° 97° 13.01' W 97° 13' 1" W
Chart # 11304 AWOIS 5842 Accuracy: Low
History LNM98/72-THE F/V CAPTAIN READY REPORTED SUNK IN APPROX. POS.LAT. 26-37N LONG. 97-13W IN 54FT OF WATER. MARINERS ARECAUTIONED TO WATCH FOR DEBRIS IN THIS AREA. (ENTERED 11/27/87MCR) DESC. 01-F/V; 41GT 45.7FT L 16.9

Name BEULAH
Distance 15.67 Miles 13.60 Nautical Miles 25.22 kilometers
Heading E 96°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 26.55868° 26° 33.51' N 26° 33' 31" N
Longitude -97.01691° 97° 1' W 97° 1' 0" W
Chart # 11304 AWOIS 5839 Accuracy: Low
History LNM35/78-THE 75FT F/V BEULAH IS REPORTED SUNK IN APPROX. POS.LAT. 26-33-30N LONG. 97-01-00W. (ENTERED 11/23/87 MCR)

Name FISH HAVEN
Distance 18.05 Miles 15.68 Nautical Miles 29.05 kilometers
Heading SSE 153°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 26.42639° 26° 25.58' N 26° 25' 35" N
Longitude -97.02417° 97° 1.45' W 97° 1' 27" W
Chart # 11301 AWOIS 10933 Accuracy: Medium
History CL 603/98-NOS INQUIRY TO THE TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPT. PERTAINING TO A USACE PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT AN ARTIFICIAL FISHING REEF IN THE APPROXIMATE OF LAT. 26/25/35 N LONG. 97/01/27 W (NAD83). THE REEF IS TO INCLUDE 3 LIBERTY SHIP HULLS AND 14 PORTION


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Fairwind
Latitude: 26.567008
Longitude: -97.270253
Latitude 26° 34' 1" N
Longitude -97° 16' 13" W


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