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Latitude: 30.09470278 Longitude: -85.94243333
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Wreck of the Tarpon
Latitude: 30.09470278 Longitude: -85.94243333
(30° 5' 41" N Longitude -85° 56' 33" W)

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Name TARPON
Distance 0.00 Miles 0.00 Nautical Miles 0.00 kilometers
Heading NA NA°
Type Submerged wreck nondangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 30.09470° 30° 5.68' N 30° 5' 41" N
Longitude -85.94243° 85° 56.55' W 85° 56' 33" W
Chart # 11360 AWOIS 2656 Accuracy: Medium
History 02656 NM35/39--WK W/12 FT OVER MAST 75 FT OVER WK. NM39/39--BUOY EST. NM41/39---BUOY DISCONT. 45 FT OVER WK.

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 11.15 Miles 9.68 Nautical Miles 17.94 kilometers
Heading NNE 17°
Type Obstruction visible at high water
Latitude 30.22631° 30° 13.56' N 30° 13' 34" N
Longitude -85.83437° 85° 50.06' W 85° 50' 4" W
Chart # 11390 AWOIS 4200 Accuracy: Low
History UNKNOWN SOURCE--FIRST CHARTED IN EARLY 1940'S AS VISIBLE PILES. POS. SCALED FROM CHART 11390 14TH ED. JULY 1983. PILES ARE CHARTED ABOVE LWL BUT SINCE THEY ARE ALSO CHARTED IN THE MOUTH OF A CREEK THEY MAY BE LOCATED IN SEV

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 11.52 Miles 10.01 Nautical Miles 18.54 kilometers
Heading NNE 17°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 30.23103° 30° 13.85' N 30° 13' 51" N
Longitude -85.83132° 85° 49.88' W 85° 49' 53" W
Chart # 11390 AWOIS 4206 Accuracy: Low
History CL973/72--USPS; PILING REP HOLDING SHRIMP NETS. (SEE AWOIS NO.04208 FOR CONSTRUCTION DETAILS) MANY NETS NOTED INSIDE LINE OF PILING COMPRISING SHRIMP FARM. LISHTED GP IS APPROX. POS. OF CENTER OF ROW OF PILING. (EN

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 11.57 Miles 10.05 Nautical Miles 18.62 kilometers
Heading NNE 18°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 30.22909° 30° 13.73' N 30° 13' 44" N
Longitude -85.82688° 85° 49.61' W 85° 49' 37" W
Chart # 11390 AWOIS 4203 Accuracy: Low
History UNKNOWN SOURCE--FIRST CHARTED IN EARLY 1940'S AS VISIBLE PILES. POSSIBLY USED AS MOORING PILES FOR LUMBER BARGES (SEE AWOIS NO.04202). CL973/72--USPS; PILES NOT VISIBLE. REVISED TO SUBMERGED PILES. 4 SUBM. PILES ARE

Name UNKNOWN
Distance 11.63 Miles 10.10 Nautical Miles 18.72 kilometers
Heading NNE 18°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 30.22982° 30° 13.78' N 30° 13' 47" N
Longitude -85.82633° 85° 49.58' W 85° 49' 35" W
Chart # 11390 AWOIS 4202 Accuracy: High
History H5812/35--SUNKEN BARGE EXPOSED 3 FEET AT MHW IN POS. LAT. 30-13-43.40N LONG. 85-49-40.50W. THREE POINT SEXTANT FIX. CL973/72--USPS; BARGE NOT VISIBLE. REVISED TO DANGEROUS SUBMERGED WRECK. (NO

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 11.67 Miles 10.13 Nautical Miles 18.78 kilometers
Heading NNE 18°
Type Obstruction visible at high water
Latitude 30.22964° 30° 13.76' N 30° 13' 46" N
Longitude -85.82493° 85° 49.5' W 85° 49' 30" W
Chart # 11390 AWOIS 4204 Accuracy: Low
History CL973/72--USPS; FENCE POSTS REPORTED. CHARTED AS POSTS REP ACROSS THE ENTRANCE TO BOTHERATION BAYOU. LISTED GP IS APPROX. POS. OF CENTER OF ROW OF POSTS. MAY HAVE BEEN ASSOCIATED WITH SHRIMP FARM. (ENTERED 10/85 SJV) H102

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 11.70 Miles 10.16 Nautical Miles 18.83 kilometers
Heading NNE 18°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 30.23282° 30° 13.96' N 30° 13' 58" N
Longitude -85.82899° 85° 49.75' W 85° 49' 45" W
Chart # 11390 AWOIS 7231 Accuracy: High
History H10260/87-88; OPR-J264-HFP-86--SNAG BY CHAIN DRAG FOUND AT LAT 30-13-57.42N LONG 85-49-44.62W. LEAST DEPTH (METHOD UNKNOWN) DETERMINED TO BE 4FT. (ENTERED 3/89 GM)

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 12.43 Miles 10.79 Nautical Miles 20.00 kilometers
Heading NE 40°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 30.17106° 30° 10.25' N 30° 10' 15" N
Longitude -85.75410° 85° 45.25' W 85° 45' 15" W
Chart # 11391 AWOIS 4675 Accuracy: High
History 04675 H10122/83--OPR-J264-HFP-83 (12/1/83-5/14/84); OBSTRUCTION COVERED 2.1 FT. IN POS. LAT. 30-10-15.08N LONG. 85-45-15.00W. CONSISTS OF TWO CONCRETE CLUMPS CENTERED AROUND LISTED POSITION. APPEAR TO BE ANCHORS OF FORMER SIGN.

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 12.80 Miles 11.11 Nautical Miles 20.60 kilometers
Heading ENE 69°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 30.12217° 30° 7.31' N 30° 7' 19" N
Longitude -85.73070° 85° 43.85' W 85° 43' 51" W
Chart # 11391 AWOIS 3136 Accuracy: High
History 03136 BP51996/54--10/54 COE; SHOAL AREA COMPOSED OF LOOSE JETTY STONE COVERING DEPTHS NOT GIVEN. OFF SHORE END OF SHOAL LOCATED IN APPROX. POS. LAT.30-07-19.20N LONG.85-43-58.90W.

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 12.84 Miles 11.15 Nautical Miles 20.66 kilometers
Heading ENE 57°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 30.14046° 30° 8.41' N 30° 8' 25" N
Longitude -85.73414° 85° 44.05' W 85° 44' 3" W
Chart # 11391 AWOIS 3145 Accuracy: High
History 03145 CL1813/76--CAS 11391 OPR-511-PE-76 ITEM 27; REPORTED MARKER NOT LOCATED REVISED TO SUBM. PILE IN APPROX. POS. LAT.30-08-21.00N LONG.85-44-03.00W. CL736/84--OPR-J264-84 (HFP-3): SUBM PILE IN 8FT LD 6FT IN LAT.30-08-24.93N


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Tarpon
Latitude: 30.09470278
Longitude: -85.94243333
Latitude 30° 5' 41" N
Longitude -85° 56' 33" W


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