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Located in 75 feet of water this 441 foot wreck is also referred to as the Liberty Ship. With several bulkheads still visible, this is a nice intermediate dive site.
N 29° 59.020' W 085° 42.370'
Located in 75 feet of water this 185 foot supply ship was sunk in the 1990s as part of the artificial reef system. Cargo holds, the galley and the heads are open for exploring. You’ll need a light for the innermost parts.
N 30° 03.648' W 085° 49.433'
Located in 70-80 feet of water about 3 miles east of the St. Andrews channel entrance this 107 foot twin steam engine tug. This is an intermediate dive site with visibility that fluctuates from 40 feet to zero when huge shoals of baitfish descend on the wreck.
N 30° 04.960' W 085° 46.730'
Located in 96 feet of water 8 miles from the St. Andrews Jetties this 65 foot tug is sitting upright and basically intact on a sand bottom. This is a nice dive for those moving from novice to intermediate levels.
N 30° 03.270' W 085° 56.770'
This 93 foot tug is a great site for night diving due to large volumes very diverse marine life. Not much left of the tug or the schooner she was attached to at the time of sinking – but the boiler and engine are visible – often from the surface.
N 30° 03.231' W 085° 37.291'
Located in 108 feet of water about 20 miles from the St. Andrews jetties, this 105 foot old Navy tug has its steel hull and superstructure fairly intact. Popular with sport fishermen, there is a lot of monofilament tangled on the wreck.
N 30° 02.810' W 086° 05.530'
Located in 120 feet of water about 17 miles west of Cape San Blas, this 144 foot cutter has little left of its structure except for the boiler. There is some scattered wreckage. Lots of larger snapper, grouper and amberjack inhabit the site.
N 29° 53.358' W 085° 57.125'
Located in 25 feet of water just north of Shell Island, several lifeboats have been salvaged, cabled together and placed as an artificial reef inside St. Andrews Bay. Great novice or snorkeling site.
N 30° 07.110' W 085° 42.200'
Located in 20 feet of water at the northwest corner of Shell Island near Spanish Shanty cove. Nice novice/snorkeling site with a large variety of marine life.
N 30° 06.706' W 085° 42.246'
Located in 95 feet of water, 9 miles southwest of the St. Andrews jetties, this 130 foot, twin-screw steamer is a natural wreck. Although there is significant damage, the smokestack, bow and part of the stern are still relatively intact.
N 30° 05.702' W 085° 56.555'