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Latitude: 28.409447 Longitude: -96.303583
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Wreck of the Matagorda Pilot
Latitude: 28.409447 Longitude: -96.303583
(28° 24' 34" N Longitude -96° 18' 13" W)

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Name MATAGORDA PILOT
Distance 0.00 Miles 0.00 Nautical Miles 0.00 kilometers
Heading NA NA°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 28.40945° 28° 24.56' N 28° 24' 34" N
Longitude -96.30358° 96° 18.21' W 96° 18' 13" W
Chart # 11319 AWOIS 5810 Accuracy: Low
History NM25/66-THE BOAT MATAGORDA PILOT HAS BEEN REPORTED SUNK AND BROKEN UP ABOUT 500 YARDS NORTH OF MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL LIGHTED BUOY 4 AND OUT OF CHANNEL. APPROX. POS. OF BUOY LAT. 28-24-33N LONG. 96-18-12W (FORMERLY PSR #42).

Name FAITHFUL LADY
Distance 0.67 Miles 0.58 Nautical Miles 1.08 kilometers
Heading WSW 247°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 28.40528° 28° 24.31' N 28° 24' 19" N
Longitude -96.31358° 96° 18.81' W 96° 18' 49" W
Chart # 11316 AWOIS 5804 Accuracy: Low
History LNM53/84-F/V FAITHFUL LADY REPORTED SUNK 500 YDS. SE OF BUOY NO. 7 IN APPROX. LAT. 28-24-18N LONG. 96-18-48W.

Name GRAM KIRK
Distance 0.90 Miles 0.79 Nautical Miles 1.45 kilometers
Heading WNW 294°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 28.41528° 28° 24.91' N 28° 24' 55" N
Longitude -96.31691° 96° 19.01' W 96° 19' 1" W
Chart # 11319 AWOIS 8 Accuracy: Low
History LNM50/88- 41-FOOT S/V GRAM KIRK REPORTED SUNK IN THE AREA BETWEEN THE MATAGORDA JETTIES IN APPROX. POSTION LAT. 28-24-54.0N LONG. 96-19-00.0W (NAD27). SUBSEQUENT SEARCH NEGATIVE. VESSEL IS A FIBERGLASS MONOHULL WITH A 48-FOOT MAST. MARINERS

Name UNKNOWN
Distance 0.96 Miles 0.84 Nautical Miles 1.54 kilometers
Heading WNW 300°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 28.41694° 28° 25.01' N 28° 25' 1" N
Longitude -96.31691° 96° 19.01' W 96° 19' 1" W
Chart # 11316 AWOIS 5811 Accuracy: Low
History LNM34/78-8CGD; REPORTS A 20 FT. P/C BROKEN UP AND SUNK IN APPROX. POSITION LAT. 28/25N LONG 096/19W (NAD27). (ENTERED 3/01 BY MBH)

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 1.03 Miles 0.89 Nautical Miles 1.66 kilometers
Heading NW 305°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 28.41861° 28° 25.11' N 28° 25' 7" N
Longitude -96.31691° 96° 19.01' W 96° 19' 1" W
Chart # 11319 AWOIS 5805 Accuracy: Low
History LNM48/84-MAIN STRUCTURE OF A HELICOPTER BEING TOWED REPORTEDBROKEN OFF AND SUNK IN MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL IN APPROX. POS.LAT. 28-25-06N LONG. 96-19-00W.

Name DUMP SITE
Distance 1.29 Miles 1.12 Nautical Miles 2.08 kilometers
Heading S 175°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 28.39089° 28° 23.45' N 28° 23' 27" N
Longitude -96.30203° 96° 18.11' W 96° 18' 7" W
Chart # 11316 AWOIS 11031 Accuracy: Medium
History NOTETHE AWOIS POSITION IS THE APPROXIMATE CENTER OF THE CHARTED DUMP SITE. CL848/90-FEDERAL REGISTER VOL. 55 NO. 175; EPA DESIGNATION OF A DREDGED MATERIAL DISPOSAL SITE EFFECTIVE 10/10/90. THE COORDINATES OF THE DUMPSITE ARE: LAT. 28/

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 2.78 Miles 2.41 Nautical Miles 4.47 kilometers
Heading NW 313°
Type Obstruction visible at high water
Latitude 28.43828° 28° 26.3' N 28° 26' 18" N
Longitude -96.33546° 96° 20.11' W 96° 20' 7" W
Chart # 11319 AWOIS 5470 Accuracy: High
History SURVEY REQUIREMENT COMMENTS SEARCH RADIUS IS CENTERED ON LISTED POSITION WHICH IS THESCALED POSITION BETWEEN THE TWO DOLPHINS. CL1813/72-USPS; DOLPHINS REPOTED IN 6FT OF WATER TO MARK ASAFE ANCHORAGE. CHARTED AS TWO PILES ABOUT

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 2.88 Miles 2.50 Nautical Miles 4.63 kilometers
Heading NW 306°
Type Obstruction visible at high water
Latitude 28.43583° 28° 26.15' N 28° 26' 9" N
Longitude -96.34025° 96° 20.41' W 96° 20' 25" W
Chart # 11319 AWOIS 5469 Accuracy: Low
History SURVEY REQUIREMENT COMMENTS SEARCH WITHIN THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS MAINTAINED CHANNEL IS NOTREQUIRED. UNKNOWN SOURCE-FIRST SHOWN ON 1965 EDITION OF CHART 11316(1284) AS PLATFORM. CL1419/75-USPS; PLATFORM REPORTED MISSING. CHAR

Name UNKNOWN
Distance 3.00 Miles 2.61 Nautical Miles 4.83 kilometers
Heading WNW 300°
Type Visible Wreck
Latitude 28.43272° 28° 25.96' N 28° 25' 58" N
Longitude -96.34533° 96° 20.71' W 96° 20' 43" W
Chart # 11319 AWOIS 5467 Accuracy: High
History SURVEY REQUIREMENT COMMENTS INVESTIGATION OF ENTIRE SEARCH RADIUS MAY BE RESTRICTED BY THELOW WATER CURVE. LNM47/85(11/6/85)-USPS; A FISHING VESSEL (TERRY LYNN OR TANYA)REPORTED GROUNDED AT APPROX. POSITION LAT. 28-25-54N LONG

Name CHEETAH
Distance 3.02 Miles 2.63 Nautical Miles 4.86 kilometers
Heading NW 315°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 28.44194° 28° 26.51' N 28° 26' 31" N
Longitude -96.33692° 96° 20.21' W 96° 20' 13" W
Chart # 11319 AWOIS 5509 Accuracy: Low
History SURVEY REQUIREMENT COMMENTS IF NOT VISIBLE A BOTTOM DRAG IS REQUIRED. LNM7/87(2/18/87)-8TH CGD; 17 FOOT P/C CHEETAH REPORTEDSUBMERGED AT APPROX. POSITION LAT 28-26-30N LONG 96-20-12W. (ENTGM 3/88) H10412/91-92- OPR-K228


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Matagorda Pilot
Latitude: 28.409447
Longitude: -96.303583
Latitude 28° 24' 34" N
Longitude -96° 18' 13" W


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