GBR Rubble Wreck #2

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GBR Rubble Wreck #2


About 60-70 feet.


We anchor on what I refer to as GBR Coral Head (I'll add that location very soon). Take a bearing to the wreck with your GPS and just swim out to it. I suppose you could anchor right on it, but it would be a little deep.


Latitude Longitude
Degrees Minutes Seconds Degrees Minutes Seconds
8 43 48.900 167 43 17.220
8 43.81500 --------- 167 43.28700 ---------
8.73025 --------- --------- 167.72145 --------- ---------


I found this wreck some time ago. It is a heap of junk. It may be some sort of landing craft. There is a propeller and rudder, so I suppose it qualifies as a shipwreck. We seem to stumble upon this when going between the GBR Coral Head and Bishop Upright and Bishop Inverted.


This is pretty much the whole wreck! The prop and rudder are towards the bottom.
For some reason I seem to like prop shots! It seems like the colorful sponges like the props, so that's probably why I like to protograph them!
Stepping back a bit, here the prop and rudder. While this is not a terrible exciting wreck, I wonder what this might have been.

Nearby Attractions:

From: GBR Rubble Wreck #2
AttractionDistance (feet)Bearing (deg mag)
GBR Coral Head 434 281
Bishop Upright 365 86
Britain Upright 728 242
Phu Maru 391 225
Curry/Zurick LCM 535 340
Burt Side 690 231
Hamel/Bishop Inverted 372 136
Bishop Inverted 328 90

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Tue Jun 18 14:50:38 UTC 2024