Saint George Wreck


The ship St. George was built 1962 in Scotland to transport wheat and barley between Norway and Americas, used for 20 years and abandoned in Santo Domingo port after. It was renamed St George after the hurricane Georges that hit Dominican Republic (and the whole Caribbean and the gulf of Mexico) in September 1998. In June 1999 the ship was sunk about 800 m / half mile off the beach, it is a great artificial reef, home to schools of many different fish, especially barracudas.

In Brief:

Depth:  30-40m

Currents: none

Visibility: Good 10-30m

Skills: Advanced OW

 

 

 

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