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Latitude: 30.29661667 Longitude: -87.31233333
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Wreck of the USS Massachusetts
Latitude: 30.29661667 Longitude: -87.31233333
(30° 17' 48" N Longitude -87° 18' 44" W)

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Name USS MASSACHUSETTS
Distance 0.00 Miles 0.00 Nautical Miles 0.00 kilometers
Heading NA NA°
Type Visible Wreck
Latitude 30.29662° 30° 17.8' N 30° 17' 48" N
Longitude -87.31233° 87° 18.73' W 87° 18' 44" W
Chart # 11384 AWOIS 7082 Accuracy: Medium
History "UNKNOWN SOURCE--FIRST CHARTED IN 1920. CL1058/65--CPR PROJECT CP-565; PENSACOLA BAR PILOTS REPORTED WRECK IS BARELY VISIBLE AT LW. SHOWS ONLY AS BREAKERS. IDENTIFIED AS ""OLD BATTLESHIP MASSACHUSETTS"". (BP 69037) CL1810/76--CAS UNAVA"

Name BRIDE OF LORNE
Distance 0.33 Miles 0.29 Nautical Miles 0.53 kilometers
Heading S 176°
Type Unknown
Latitude 30.29187° 30° 17.51' N 30° 17' 31" N
Longitude -87.31164° 87° 18.7' W 87° 18' 42" W
Chart # 11382 AWOIS 454 Accuracy: Poor
History

Name UNKNOWN
Distance 0.72 Miles 0.63 Nautical Miles 1.16 kilometers
Heading NE 50°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 30.30076° 30° 18.05' N 30° 18' 3" N
Longitude -87.30117° 87° 18.06' W 87° 18' 4" W
Chart # 11384 AWOIS 7865 Accuracy: Low
History SURVEY REQUIREMENT COMMENTS SEARCH AREA INDICATED ON PSR. LNM42/83--8TH CGD;(363-83);UNKNOWN 16 FT. PLEASURE CRAFT IS REPORTED SUNK APPROXIMATELY 150 FT. SOUTH OF PENSACOLA BAY LIGHTED BUOY 4 IN PA LAT 30-18-02N LONG 87-18-05W (N

Name UNKNOWN
Distance 0.94 Miles 0.81 Nautical Miles 1.51 kilometers
Heading E 88°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 30.29687° 30° 17.81' N 30° 17' 49" N
Longitude -87.29664° 87° 17.8' W 87° 17' 48" W
Chart # 11384 AWOIS 7866 Accuracy: Low
History LNM37/89--8TH CGD; (173-89); 15 FT. JOHN BOAT REPORTED SUNK IN PA LAT 30-17-48N LONG 87-17-48W. (ENTERED MSD 10/90) H10387/91--OPR-J452-HE; HYDROGRAPHER REPORTS 200% SIDE SCAN SONAR COVERAGE WITH NEGATIVE RESULTS. EVALUATOR STATES 200% SSS COVE

Name ANCIENT AGE
Distance 0.95 Miles 0.82 Nautical Miles 1.53 kilometers
Heading SE 137°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 30.29020° 30° 17.41' N 30° 17' 25" N
Longitude -87.29830° 87° 17.9' W 87° 17' 54" W
Chart # 11384 AWOIS 7868 Accuracy: Low
History LNM29/86--8TH CGD; (204-86); 27 FT. FISHING VESSEL ANCIENT AGE IS REPORTED SUNK IN CAUCUS CHANNEL APPROXIMATELY 200 YARDS WEST OF PENSACOLA BAY ENTRANCE LIGHTED BUOY 2 IN PA LAT 30-17-24N LONG 87-17-54W (NAD27); POSITION IS IN A SA

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 1.15 Miles 1.00 Nautical Miles 1.85 kilometers
Heading ENE 72°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 30.29932° 30° 17.95' N 30° 17' 57" N
Longitude -87.29330° 87° 17.6' W 87° 17' 36" W
Chart # 11384 AWOIS 12467 Accuracy: High
History "H-10387/1991--OPR-J452-HE - DIVERS FOUND A LARGE MUSHROOM ANCHOR SHANK DOWN BURIED IN THE SAND. A LEAST DEPTH OF 7.7 METERS (25 FT) AND A HEIGHT OFF THE OBTTOM OF .2 METERS (.7 FT) WAS OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING POSITION: 3015'57.57""N 08717'35.88""W"

Name SNDG
Distance 1.19 Miles 1.03 Nautical Miles 1.92 kilometers
Heading NE 37°
Type Sounding
Latitude 30.30643° 30° 18.38' N 30° 18' 23" N
Longitude -87.29598° 87° 17.75' W 87° 17' 45" W
Chart # 11384 AWOIS 7083 Accuracy: High
History CL1810/76-- CES PE/76 (BP96977/76); SHOALING TO 11 FEET IN LAT. 30-18.6N LONG. 87-17.7W. NO FURTHER DEVELOPMENT. H9968/81--OPR-J217-81; PSR ITEM #163; 9-FOOT SOUNDING LOCATED IN LAT. 30-19-16.92N LONG. 87-18-04.55W; MOST SOUTHERLY

Name UNKNOWN
Distance 1.40 Miles 1.22 Nautical Miles 2.25 kilometers
Heading NNW 343°
Type Submerged wreck dangerous to surface navigation
Latitude 30.31417° 30° 18.85' N 30° 18' 51" N
Longitude -87.32411° 87° 19.45' W 87° 19' 27" W
Chart # 11384 AWOIS 7085 Accuracy: Medium
History SOURCE UNKNOWN--FIRST CHARTED AS VISIBLE WRECKS FROM A 1934 AIR PHOTO COMPILATION (FILE NUMBER UNKNOWN). BP41339/46--PROJECT PH-1(45); LOCATED VISIBLE WRECK BARING 20 FEET MHW (SEE T-7012B). CL498/46--COVER LETTER FOR PROJECT PH-1(45) AB

Name OBSTRUCTION
Distance 1.40 Miles 1.21 Nautical Miles 2.25 kilometers
Heading SE 129°
Type Submerged Obstruction
Latitude 30.28910° 30° 17.35' N 30° 17' 21" N
Longitude -87.29056° 87° 17.43' W 87° 17' 26" W
Chart # 11384 AWOIS 12469 Accuracy: High
History H10387/91--OPR-J452-HE; IDENTIFIED THIS ITEM (TARGET #4 IN DR) AS SEVERAL TIRES TIED TOGETHER WITH A LEAST DEPTH OF 10.2 METERS (33 FEET). HEIGHT OFF THE BOTTOM WAS .5 METERS (1.6 FEET).

Name ANNA PEPINA
Distance 1.52 Miles 1.32 Nautical Miles 2.45 kilometers
Heading N 359°
Type Unknown
Latitude 30.31853° 30° 19.11' N 30° 19' 7" N
Longitude -87.31331° 87° 18.8' W 87° 18' 48" W
Chart # 11382 AWOIS 458 Accuracy: Low
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USS Massachusetts
Latitude: 30.29661667
Longitude: -87.31233333
Latitude 30° 17' 48" N
Longitude -87° 18' 44" W


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