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Gulf Coast Shipwrecks

Offshore Wrecks

Many wrecks are located in the Gulf's offshore waters. Some are at shallow depths and accessible to divers. Others are in extremely deep water. To view a map of the Gulf, click on the map image at right. 

Below is a partial list of the wrecks located in the Gulf's offshore waters. 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. 

 

 

Offshore Wrecks

Vessel Name Type Lost Location Depth
Alcoa Puritan  Freighter 1942 SE of Mississippi River Delta 6,400'
Amapala  Freighter 1942 S of Mississippi River Delta Deep
Anona  Yacht 1944 South of Mobile, AL 4,130'
Carrabulle  Tanker 1942 South of Mississippi River Delta 3,000'
City of Everett  Steamer 1923 Gulf of  Mexico - Off Florida 400'
Gulfoil  Tanker 1942 SE of Mississippi River Delta  4,000'
Gulfpenn  Tanker 1942 South of Mississippi River Delta 1,820'
Gwalia  Tug 1925 West of Bayport, FL 130'
Heidelberg  Ship 1859 Northwest of Key West, FL  
Holstein  Freighter 1992 West of St. Petersburg, FL 200'
Joseph M. Cudahy  Tanker 1942 West of Naples, FL 150'
Managua  Freighter 1942 South of Key West, FL 2,500'
Mardi Gras  Sailing Ship ca 1810 SE of Mississippi River Delta 4,000'
Marine Sulphur Queen  Bulk Carrier 1963 Straits of Florida or off Key West  
Mentor  Freighter 1942 West of Key West, FL 5,000'
Moira  Tanker 1942 Off Port Isabel, TX 1,000'+
Monterrey Wreck Sailing Ship 1800s Southeast of Galveston, TX 4,300'
Munger T. Ball  Tanker 1942 WNW of Key West, FL 423'
Norlindo  Freighter 1942 WNW of Key West, FL 400'
Ontario  Freighter 1942 SE of Mississippi River Delta 8,000'
Rhein  Freighter 1940 Off Key West, FL 250'
Roatan Express  Cargo Ship 1992 West of Fort Myers, FL 175'
Robert E. Lee  Streamer 1942 SE of Mississippi River Delta 4,500'
San Blas  Freighter 1942 East of Port Isabel, TX 5,000'
Three Marys  Schooner 1920 SE of Mississippi River Delta 9,000'
Torny Steamer 1942 South of Mobile, AL 10,000'
Tortugas Wreck  Sailing Ship 1622 SW of Key West, FL 1,700'
Touchet  Tanker 1943 WNW of Key West, FL 10,000'
U-157  Submarine 1942 SW of Key West, FL 1,000' 
U-166  Submarine 1942 SE of Mississippi River Delta 5,000'
Walter L. Plummer  Schooner 1894 Off Mississippi River Delta  
Western Empire  Ship 1876 Off Louisiana Coast 1,300'
         
         
         
         


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