Category: Dive sites

Webster

It was sunk as part of an artificial reef program and is an old liberty ship that survived the war. The holds are all open and massive so one should be careful when swimming...

Tiger

A 5,992 ton tanker 410” long sunk after being torpedoed by the U-754 commanded by Kapitanleutnant Oestermann on April 1, 1942. Except for the point of the bow, and the distinct boilers, there is...

Tower Reef

Tower Reef is located 0.6 nautical miles WSW of the Chesapeake Light Tower there are three excellent sites on this reef to dive. The first being the “TUG” E.B. Eskridge a tug boat donated...

Santore

A 7,117 ton bulk cargo carrier sunk after striking a mine laid by the U-701 commanded by Kapitanleutnant Degan ( protégé of Erich Topp) on June 17, 1942. The starboard gunwale was awash after...

John Morgan

A 7,176 ton 423’ Oil fired steam propelled Liberty ship sunk on its maiden voyage on June 1, 1943 after colliding with the SS Montana. The John Morgan was loaded with lend-lease cargo bound...

Lillian Luckenbach

A 6,369 ton freighter sunk on March 27, 1943 after colliding with SS Cape Henlopen. The wreck lies on its port side. The bow and stern are recognizably intact, the amidships section is more...

Hanks

The Hanks sits in 60 fsw and said to be a Coast Guard cutter. The wreck lays on its starboard side and is in tack but very small. There are no artifacts on this...

Gulf Hustler

A fishing trawler that sank during high seas in 1974. The wheel house is no longer attached to the deck after finally giving way to a storm. The upper portion of the wreck is...

Cuyahoga

A 320 ton USCG Cutter that sank after colliding with the 12,762 ton MV Santa Cruz II near Smith Point, Va. on October 20, 1978. Eleven men lost their lives in the collision. The...

Consoles (aka 1800 Line)

This wreck is in 85 fsw and is great dive. The wreck is deck side down and is only in-tact on the stern section. The prop is still there and is covered with a...