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Latitude: 27.791972 Longitude: -96.916928
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Wreck of the Scorpion
Latitude: 27.791972 Longitude: -96.916928
(27° 47' 31" N Longitude -96° 55' 1" W)

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Name SCORPION
Distance 0.00 Miles 0.00 Nautical Miles 0.00 kilometers
Heading NA NA°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 27.79197° 27° 47.51' N 27° 47' 31" N
Longitude -96.91693° 96° 55.01' W 96° 55' 1" W
Chart # 11307 AWOIS 4164 Accuracy: Low
History LNM38/84(9/5/84)- 8CGD; SCORPIAN DANG. SUBM WK 23 FT P/CREPORTED CAPSIZED AND POSSIBLY SUNK IN LAT 27-47-30N LONG.96-55-00W PA. LNM41/84(9/26/84)- 8CGD; SCORPIAN SAME DATA AS ABOVE; COULDNOT BE LOCATED. PA REVISED TO PD.

Name SUNRISE
Distance 1.75 Miles 1.52 Nautical Miles 2.82 kilometers
Heading NNW 347°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 27.81667° 27° 49' N 27° 49' 0" N
Longitude -96.92333° 96° 55.4' W 96° 55' 24" W
Chart # 11307 AWOIS 10958 Accuracy: Poor
History LNM29/95 (7/18/95)-CGD8; REPORTS THE 45-FT F/V SUNRISE HAS BEEN REPORTED SUNK IN APPROXIMATE POSITION LAT. 27/49/00.00N LONG. 096/55/24.00W (NAD83). (ENTERED 4/01 BY MBH)

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 2.43 Miles 2.11 Nautical Miles 3.91 kilometers
Heading W 268°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 27.79097° 27° 47.46' N 27° 47' 28" N
Longitude -96.95674° 96° 57.41' W 96° 57' 25" W
Chart # 11307 AWOIS 4163 Accuracy: High
History H9397/73WD- OPR-479-RU/HE; (UNVERIFIED) DIVERS REPORT OLD SEABUOY LYING ON BOTTOM AND PROJECTING 5 FEET OFF BOTTOM IN ABOUT 60FEET. CLEARED TO AN EFFECTIVE DEPTH OF 53.5 FEET (PREDICTEDTIDES). LOCATED IN LAT. 27-47.30N LONG. 96-57

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 2.43 Miles 2.11 Nautical Miles 3.91 kilometers
Heading W 281°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 27.79899° 27° 47.95' N 27° 47' 57" N
Longitude -96.95590° 96° 57.36' W 96° 57' 22" W
Chart # 11307 AWOIS 10959 Accuracy: High
History H10392/91- OPR-K220-WH; 200% SIDE SCAN SONAR SEARCH ACCOMPLISHED. CONTACT FOUND; LAT. 27-47-56.19N LONG. 96-57-21.23W EST. DEPTH 17.1 METERS (A). NO DIVE INVESTIGATION. EVALUATOR RECOMMENDS CHARTING AS SURVEYED. ADDITIONAL WORK RECOMMENDED. FE386S

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 2.44 Miles 2.12 Nautical Miles 3.93 kilometers
Heading SSW 206°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 27.76028° 27° 45.61' N 27° 45' 37" N
Longitude -96.93444° 96° 56.06' W 96° 56' 4" W
Chart # 11307 AWOIS 8760 Accuracy: High
History H10402/91- OPR-K220-WH; SIDE SCAN SONAR CONTACT LOCATED IN LAT.27-45-37N LONG. 96-56-04W. RETURN WAS FAINT 15 METERS ACROSSWITH FAINT SHADOW. 1.0 METERS OFF THE BOTTOM IN 21.1 METERS. THEHYDROGRAPHER SPECULATES THIS COULD BE AN OLD SHIP WRE

Name SNDG
Distance 2.56 Miles 2.22 Nautical Miles 4.12 kilometers
Heading S 189°
Type Sounding
Latitude 27.75547° 27° 45.33' N 27° 45' 20" N
Longitude -96.92383° 96° 55.43' W 96° 55' 26" W
Chart # 11307 AWOIS 7950 Accuracy: High
History D-107/88-89- OPR-K220-HFP; FORMERLY H-10207 RESCINDED.67-FOOT SPIKE LOCATED DURING OFFICE PROCESSING. UNINVESTIGATED BYPRESENT SURVEY. EVALUATOR RECOMMENDS THE 67-FOOT SHOAL NOT BECHARTED. ADDITIONAL SURVEY WORK RECOMMENDED. (ENT

Name UNKNOWN
Distance 3.01 Miles 2.62 Nautical Miles 4.84 kilometers
Heading SSE 148°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 27.75531° 27° 45.31' N 27° 45' 19" N
Longitude -96.89026° 96° 53.41' W 96° 53' 25" W
Chart # 11307 AWOIS 7906 Accuracy: Low
History LNM16/86- UNNAMED 28 FOOT P/C REPORTED TO HAVE BURNED TOWATERLINE AND SUNK IN VICINITY LAT. 27-45-00N LONG. 96-50-00W. LNM20/86- UNNAMED 28 FOOT P/C (TX-4746-WT) PREVIOUSLY REPORTEDBURNED TO THE WATER LINE AND SUNK IN APPROX. PO

Name MR. B
Distance 3.05 Miles 2.65 Nautical Miles 4.91 kilometers
Heading NNW 340°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 27.83364° 27° 50.01' N 27° 50' 1" N
Longitude -96.93360° 96° 56.01' W 96° 56' 1" W
Chart # 11307 AWOIS 7908 Accuracy: Low
History " LNM30/88- 46 FOOT F/V ""MR. B"" REPORTED SUNK OFF PORT ARANSASPASS IN APPROX. POS. LAT. 27-50-00N LONG. 96-56-00W. REPORTEDMARKED WITH AN UNLIGHTED STYROFOAM FLOAT. DEPTH OVER WRECKUNKNOWN. MARINERS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION IN AREA."

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 3.16 Miles 2.74 Nautical Miles 5.09 kilometers
Heading WSW 241°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 27.77038° 27° 46.23' N 27° 46' 14" N
Longitude -96.96246° 96° 57.75' W 96° 57' 45" W
Chart # 11307 AWOIS 8759 Accuracy: High
History H10402/91- OPR-K220-WH; SUBMERGED OBSTRUCTION LOCATED BY SIDESCAN SONAR IN LAT. 27-46-13.36N LONG. 96-57-44.86W. EXTENDS 1.3METERS OFF THE BOTTOM IN 16.1 METERS. EVALUATOR RECOMMENDSCHARTING A 17.8 OBSTR (A) AS SURVEYED. ADDITIONA

Name ESCAPADE
Distance 3.26 Miles 2.83 Nautical Miles 5.25 kilometers
Heading NNE 19°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 27.83667° 27° 50.2' N 27° 50' 12" N
Longitude -96.90000° 96° 54' W 96° 54' 0" W
Chart # 11313 AWOIS 10964 Accuracy: Poor
History LNM29/95 (7/18/95)-CGD8; REPORTS A 48-FT F/V THE ESCAPADE SUNK IN APPROXIMATE POSITION LAT. 27/50/12.00N LONG. 096/54/00.00W (NAD83). (ENTERED 4/01 BY MBH)


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Scorpion
Latitude: 27.791972
Longitude: -96.916928
Latitude 27° 47' 31" N
Longitude -96° 55' 1" W


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