Avocet

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The Avocet is a 247ft long, 40ft wide, 2,640-ton clamshell dredge built in 1943. The Avocet was intentionally sunk to become an artificial reef site #20 in May of 1991. The Avocet has a breach spanning it’s beam, and separating the hull into two sections about seven feet apart. The most forward section of the bow rests in 117ft of water while rearmost section of the stern sits in 110ft. There is about 45ft of relief at her tallest point.

Avocet

Max Depth: 117 ft

Top of Wreck: 72 ft

Legnth: 247 ft

Width: 40 ft

Distance from Pass: 22 NM

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