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The Big Wreck  New York and New Jersey's (Wreck Valley)
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BIG WRECK

The Big Wreck or the Deep Wreck as she is sometimes called is the remains of a massive  unidentified iron steamship. According to Hank Garvin he obtained the wrecks location from Captain George Hoffman from the dive boat Sea Lion. The wreck is close to the Texas Tower. Her steel hull can be reached at 165 feet. Her stern is mostly intact and has is rounded. She has a single screw.  Her steel propeller is  buried up to its hub. The one flute that stands out of the sand rises a good six feet. Hank reports depth to the sand is 185 feet. Amidships is broken up, the wreck must be over 350 feet long. Divers will recognize three Boilers and loads of pipes scattered across the wreck.  Hank, and diver from the Wahoo were apparently the first divers to visit this wreck in 1985.

 
 
   

 

 

 

 
 

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