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Louisiana Wrecks

The state of Louisiana has approximately 397 miles of general coastline (not including bays, islands, etc.). To view a map of Louisiana, click on the map image at right. 

Below is a partial list of the wrecks located off the Louisiana coast. Clicking on a Vessel Name link will take you to a wreck data page where you'll find the wreck's history, specifications and pictures (when available). Use your browser's back arrow to return here. 

 

 

Louisiana Wrecks

Vessel Name Type Lost Location Depth
USS Arizona  Gunboat 1865 Mississippi River, below New Orleans, LA  
CSS Arkansas  Ironclad 1862 Baton Rouge, LA  
Bayard  Freighter 1942 East of Mississippi River Delta 150'
Benjamin Brewster  Tanker 1942 Off Port Fourchon, LA 40'
Castine  Merchant Ship 1924 South of Grand Isle, LA 115'
Cities Service Toledo Tanker 1942 Southwest of Houma, LA 250'
USS Covington  Gunboat 1864 Red River, below Alexandria, LA  
El Cazador  Brigantine 1784 Off Louisiana Coast 300'
El Nuevo Constante  Merchant Ship 1766 Southwest Louisiana Coast 20'
George Prince  Car Ferry 1976 New Orleans, LA  
CSS Governor Moore  Ram 1862 Miss. River, south of New Orleans, LA  
Halo Tanker 1942 South of Mississippi River Delta 470'
Heredia  Freighter 1942 South of Houma, LA 100'
USS Lancaster  Ram 1863 Miss. River - Port Hudson, LA  
CSS Louisiana  Gunboat 1862 Miss. River, south of New Orleans, LA  
CSS Manassas  Ironclad 1862 Miss. River - South of New Orleans, LA  
CSS McRae  Gunboat 1862 Mississippi River, New Orleans, LA  
R. M. Parker, Jr.  Tanker 1942 Off Terrebonne Bay, LA 60'
R. W. Gallagher  Tanker 1942 SW of Mississippi River Delta 90'
Rawleigh Warner  Tanker 1942 South of Mississippi River Delta 266'
Sheherazade  Tanker 1942 Southwest of Houma, LA 90'
USS Signal  Gunboat 1864 Red River, below Alexandria, LA  
USS Varuna  Gunboat 1862 Miss. River, south of New Orleans, LA  
Virginia Tanker 1942 South of Mississippi River Delta 280'
USCGC White Alder  Buoy Tender 1968 Miss. River, near White Castle, LA 75'
         
         
         
         
         


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