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Sinking ships for wreck diving sites

Index Sinking ships for wreck diving sites

Sinking ships for wreck diving sites is the practice of scuttling old ships to produce artificial reefs suitable for wreck diving, to benefit from commercial revenues from recreational diving of the shipwreck, or to produce a diver training site. [1]

91 relations: Aklan, Albany, Western Australia, Algarve, Archaeology of shipwrecks, Artificial reef, Artificial Reef Society of British Columbia, Avoca Beach, New South Wales, Baja California, Ballast tank, Bay of Islands, Boracay, California, Cape May, Cape May, New Jersey, Checheng, Pingtung, Chumphon Province, Comino, Copper, Corrosion, Daytona Beach, Florida, Delaware Bay, Demolition, Destin, Florida, Dunsborough, Western Australia, Eilat, Florida's Shipwrecks, Glen Strathallan, Grand Bahama, Green Island, Taiwan, Haifa, Herzliya, Hulk (ship type), Hurghada, Hydraulic fluid, INS Sufa, Istria County, Italian submarine Scirè (1938), Key West, Ko Chang District, Ko Lan, Ko Phai, Ko Tao, Lee County, Florida, List of wreck diving sites, Lists of shipwrecks, Looe Key, Matauri Bay, Michael C. Barnette, Miller's Point, Western Cape, Mooloolaba, ..., Morehead City, North Carolina, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Nova Scotia, Oahu, Ocean City, Maryland, Palm Beach, Florida, Panama City, Phi Phi Islands, Plymouth Sound, Polychlorinated biphenyl, Port St. Lucie, Florida, Puerto Morelos, Queensland, Recreational diver training, Recreational diving, Rigs-to-Reefs, Rosarito Beach, Rottnest Island, San Diego, Scuttling, Ship, Ship motions, Shipwreck, Sliema, Stanegarth, Stoney Cove, Stuart, Florida, Superstructure, Texas Clipper, Tugboat, Um El Faroud, Veracruz, Wachapreague, Virginia, Waianae, Hawaii, Whitsand Bay, Wreck Alley, Wreck diving, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, Xiaoliuqiu, Yankalilla, South Australia, YO-257. Expand index (41 more) »

Aklan

Aklan (Akean) (Aklanon pronunciation) (Akeanon: Probinsiya it Akean; Kapuoran sang Aklan; Lalawigan ng Aklan) is a province in the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region.

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Albany, Western Australia

Albany is a port city in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, 418 km SE of Perth, the state capital.

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Algarve

The Algarve (from الغرب "the west") is the southernmost region of continental Portugal.

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Archaeology of shipwrecks

The archaeology of shipwrecks is the field of Archaeology specialized most commonly in the study and exploration of shipwrecks.

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Artificial reef

An artificial reef is a man-made underwater structure, typically built to promote marine life in areas with a generally featureless bottom, to control erosion, block ship passage, or improve surfing.

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Artificial Reef Society of British Columbia

The Artificial Reef Society of British Columbia (ARSBC) is a registered non-profit society based in Vancouver, British Columbia (BC), and is a registered tax-deductible charity in Canada.

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Avoca Beach, New South Wales

Avoca Beach is a coastal suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, about north of Sydney.

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Baja California

Baja CaliforniaSometimes informally referred to as Baja California Norte (North Lower California) to distinguish it from both the Baja California Peninsula, of which it forms the northern half, and Baja California Sur, the adjacent state that covers the southern half of the peninsula.

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Ballast tank

A ballast tank is a compartment within a boat, ship or other floating structure that holds water, which is used as ballast to provide stability for a vessel.

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Bay of Islands

The Bay of Islands is an area on the east coast of the Far North District of the North Island of New Zealand.

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Boracay

Boracay is a small island in the Philippines located approximately south of Manila and off the northwest tip of Panay Island in Western Visayas region of the Philippines.

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California

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Cape May

Cape May is a peninsula and island (divided by a narrow channel); the southern tip of the island is the southernmost point of the U.S. state of New Jersey.

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Cape May, New Jersey

Cape May is a city at the southern tip of Cape May Peninsula in Cape May County, New Jersey, where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean.

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Checheng, Pingtung

Checheng Township is a rural township in Pingtung County, Taiwan.

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Chumphon Province

Chumphon (ชุมพร) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand on the Gulf of Thailand.

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Comino

Comino (Kemmuna), formerly called Ephaestia, is a small island of the Maltese archipelago between the islands of Malta and Gozo in the Mediterranean Sea, measuring in area.

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Copper

Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu (from cuprum) and atomic number 29.

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Corrosion

Corrosion is a natural process, which converts a refined metal to a more chemically-stable form, such as its oxide, hydroxide, or sulfide.

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Daytona Beach, Florida

Daytona Beach is a city in Volusia County, Florida, United States.

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Delaware Bay

Delaware Bay is the estuary outlet of the Delaware River on the Northeast seaboard of the United States.

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Demolition

Demolition or razing is the tearing down of buildings and other man-made structures.

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Destin, Florida

Destin is a city located in Okaloosa County, Florida.

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Dunsborough, Western Australia

Dunsborough is a coastal town in the South West of Western Australia, south of Perth on the shores of Geographe Bay.

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Eilat

Eilat (help; 'aylaat or 'aylat, also 'Um 'al-Rashrash) is Israel's southernmost city, a busy port and popular resort at the northern tip of the Red Sea, on the Gulf of Aqaba.

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Florida's Shipwrecks

Florida's Shipwrecks is a 2008 history book by Michael C. Barnette about shipwrecks in the coastal waters of Florida.

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Glen Strathallan

Glen Strathallan was a British ship originally built as a trawler, but then converted into a private yacht, which also served in the Royal Navy in World War II.

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Grand Bahama

Grand Bahama is the northernmost of the islands of The Bahamas, lying off Palm Beach, Florida.

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Green Island, Taiwan

Green Island is a small volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean about off the eastern coast of Taiwan.

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Haifa

Haifa (חֵיפָה; حيفا) is the third-largest city in Israel – after Jerusalem and Tel Aviv– with a population of in.

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Herzliya

Herzliya (הֶרְצְלִיָּה; هرتسيليا) is an affluent city in the central coast of Israel, at the Northern part of the Tel Aviv District known for its robust start-up and entrepreneurial culture.

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Hulk (ship type)

A hulk is a ship that is afloat, but incapable of going to sea.

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Hurghada

Hurghada (الغردقة) is a city in the Red Sea Governorate of Egypt.

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Hydraulic fluid

A hydraulic fluid or hydraulic liquid is the medium by which power is transferred in hydraulic machinery.

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INS Sufa

The INS Sufa (סופה, Storm) is a Sa'ar 4.5-class missile boat of the Israeli Navy, built by Israel Shipyards Ltd. and commissioned in May 2003 making it the newest ship in the fleet.

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Istria County

Istria County (Istarska županija; Regione istriana, "Istrian Region") is the westernmost county of Croatia which includes the biggest part of the Istrian peninsula (out of, or 89%).

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Italian submarine Scirè (1938)

Italian submarine Scirè was an, built in 1930s which served during World War II in the Regia Marina.

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Key West

Key West (Cayo Hueso) is an island and city in the Straits of Florida on the North American continent, at the southwesternmost end of the roadway through the Florida Keys in the state of Florida, United States.

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Ko Chang District

Ko Chang (เกาะช้าง) is an amphoe (district) in Trat Province, Thailand.

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Ko Lan

Ko Lan (เกาะล้าน) is one of the eastern seaboard islands of Thailand.

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Ko Phai

Ko Phai (เกาะไผ่) is the largest island in Mu Ko Phai (หมู่เกาะไผ่), a small uninhabited archipelago on the eastern seaboard of Thailand.

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Ko Tao

Ko Tao (also often Koh Tao, เกาะเต่า,, lit. "Turtle Island") is an island in Thailand and is part of the Chumphon Archipelago on the western shore of the Gulf of Thailand.

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Lee County, Florida

Lee County is located in southwest Florida on the Gulf Coast.

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List of wreck diving sites

List of shipwreck sites which are popular amongst scuba divers for wreck diving.

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Lists of shipwrecks

This is an index of lists of shipwrecks (i.e. sunken or grounded ships whose remains have been located), sorted by region.

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Looe Key

Looe Key is a coral reef located within the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

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Matauri Bay

Matauri Bay is a bay in New Zealand, situated 30 km north of Kerikeri, in Whangaroa county, just north of the Bay of Islands.

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Michael C. Barnette

Michael C. Barnette is an accomplished diver, author, photographer and founder of the Association of Underwater Explorers.

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Miller's Point, Western Cape

Miller's Point is a headland and stretch of protected coastline in South Africa.

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Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba is a suburb and tourist resort township on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia.

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Morehead City, North Carolina

Morehead City is a port town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the East Coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina.

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Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia (Latin for "New Scotland"; Nouvelle-Écosse; Scottish Gaelic: Alba Nuadh) is one of Canada's three maritime provinces, and one of the four provinces that form Atlantic Canada.

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Oahu

O‘ahu (often anglicized Oahu) known as "The Gathering Place" is the third-largest of the Hawaiian Islands.

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Ocean City, Maryland

Ocean City, Maryland (OC or OCMD), officially the Town of Ocean City, is an Atlantic resort town in Worcester County, Maryland.

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Palm Beach, Florida

The Town of Palm Beach is an incorporated town in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States.

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Panama City

Panama City (Ciudad de Panamá) is the capital and largest city of Panama.

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Phi Phi Islands

The Phi Phi Islands (หมู่เกาะพีพี) are an island group in Thailand, between the large island of Phuket and the west Strait of Malacca coast of the mainland.

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Plymouth Sound

Plymouth Sound, or locally just The Sound, is a bay on the English Channel at Plymouth in England.

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Polychlorinated biphenyl

A polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) is an organic chlorine compound with the formula C12H10−xClx.

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Port St. Lucie, Florida

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Puerto Morelos

Puerto Morelos is a town and seaport in Quintana Roo, Mexico's easternmost state, on the Yucatán Peninsula.

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Queensland

Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia.

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Recreational diver training

Recreational diver training is the process of developing knowledge and understanding of the basic principles, and the skills and procedures for the use of scuba equipment so that the diver is able to dive for recreational purposes with acceptable risk using the type of equipment and in similar conditions to those experienced during training.

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Recreational diving

Recreational diving or sport diving is diving for the purpose of leisure and enjoyment, usually when using scuba equipment.

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Rigs-to-Reefs

Rigs-to-Reefs (RTR) is the practice of converting decommissioned offshore oil and petroleum rigs into artificial reefs.

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Rosarito Beach

Rosarito is a coastal resort city in the Mexican state of Baja California located approximately 10 miles south of the U.S. border in Rosarito Beach Municipality.

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Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island (known as Wadjemup to the local Noongar people, and otherwise colloquially known as Rotto) is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located west of Fremantle.

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San Diego

San Diego (Spanish for 'Saint Didacus') is a major city in California, United States.

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Scuttling

Scuttling is the deliberate sinking of a ship by allowing water to flow into the hull.

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Ship

A ship is a large watercraft that travels the world's oceans and other sufficiently deep waterways, carrying passengers or goods, or in support of specialized missions, such as defense, research and fishing.

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Ship motions

Ship motions are defined by the six degrees of freedom that a ship, boat or any other craft can experience.

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Shipwreck

A shipwreck is the remains of a ship that has wrecked, which are found either beached on land or sunken to the bottom of a body of water.

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Sliema

Sliema (Maltese: "Tas-Sliema") is a town located on the northeast coast of Malta in the Northern Harbour District.

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Stanegarth

Stanegarth was built in 1910 as a steam-powered tugboat by Lytham Ship Builders Company for service with the British Waterways Board.

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Stoney Cove

Stoney Cove is a large flooded quarry which is a popular inland scuba diving site, located between Stoney Stanton and Sapcote in Leicestershire, England.

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Stuart, Florida

Stuart is a city in and the seat of Martin County, Florida, United States.

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Superstructure

A superstructure is an upward extension of an existing structure above a baseline.

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Texas Clipper

USTS Texas Clipper, 473 foot ship, served as a merchant marine training vessel with the Texas Maritime Academy at Texas A&M University at Galveston for 30 years beginning in 1965.

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Tugboat

A tug (tugboat or towboat) is a type of vessel that maneuvers other vessels by pushing or pulling them either by direct contact or by means of a tow line.

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Um El Faroud

Um El Faroud was a 10,000 ton Libyan owned single screw motor tanker.

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Veracruz

Veracruz, formally Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave,In isolation, Veracruz, de and Llave are pronounced, respectively,, and.

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Wachapreague, Virginia

Wachapreague is a town in Accomack County, Virginia, United States.

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Waianae, Hawaii

Waianae is a census-designated place (CDP) in Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States.

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Whitsand Bay

Whitsand Bay, situated in south east Cornwall, England, United Kingdom runs from Rame Head in the east to Portwrinkle in the west.

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Wreck Alley

Wreck Alley is an area a few miles off the coast of Mission Beach, San Diego, California with several ships intentionally sunk as artificial reefs and as Scuba diving attractions for wreck divers.

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Wreck diving

Wreck diving is recreational diving where the wreckage of ships, aircraft and other artificial structures are explored.

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Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

Wrightsville Beach is a town in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States.

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Xiaoliuqiu

Xiaoliuqiu, Little Liuqiu or Lamay Island is an island belonging to Taiwan administered as Liuqiu Township (琉球鄉; Liúqiú Xiāng) of Pingtung County.

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Yankalilla, South Australia

Yankalilla is an agriculturally based town situated on the Fleurieu Peninsula in South Australia, located 72 km south of the state's capital of Adelaide.

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YO-257

USS YO-257 was a Yard Oiler of the United States Navy that was scuttled two miles off Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii in 1989.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinking_ships_for_wreck_diving_sites

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