Bishop Inverted

Local Name:

Bishop Inverted


About 50 feet.


Simply tie off on the surface buoy for Bishop Upright (see the page for Bishop Upright for details) and swim over to this wreck from there.


Latitude Longitude
Degrees Minutes Seconds Degrees Minutes Seconds
8 43 48.480 167 43 20.460
8 43.80800 --------- 167 43.34100 ---------
8.73013 --------- --------- 167.72235 --------- ---------


This wreck was discovered by Jim Bishop. Jim got very lucky that day and discovered this right after he found Bishop Upright which is just a few feet away and easily seen from this wreck.


Here's Blair Barnett taking a look at the bow.
Here's a shot of the screws from directly astern. There's a hole in the hull right between the two shafts. I suspect this is how these LCMs are scuttled.
Just another shot of the props from the side.

Nearby Attractions:

From: Bishop Inverted
AttractionDistance (feet)Bearing (deg mag)
MAR Fill Coral Head 608 153
Fischer Rubble Wreck #1 571 85
Bishop Upright 44 57
Phu Maru 667 245
GBR Rubble Wreck #2 328 270
Curry/Zurick LCM 717 314
Hamel/Bishop Inverted 276 194

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Created by Dave Fortin

Tue Jun 18 14:58:44 UTC 2024