Ancient Mariner
Physical Data
and Notes

by Dave Gillings.
August 9, 2003

Dive Notes:

This is first dive on this wreck for PBCRRT. Mappers obtain GPS coordinates for stern, midship gangway, SE corner of wheelhouse, and bow. Wreck lists to port side and sits with bow to ESE, and stern toward WNW. South side of wreck has considerable relief. Thermocline (78'F)was present at about 55 feet and portions of the bottom of the wreck. Several large barracuda seen hanging over wreck. Wreck has good swim-throughs for divers.





Physical Data

Weather

Partly Cloudy.
Air temp 85F
Wind from SE at 10-15 knots

Seas

2-3 ft. 

Current

to the North at 0.3 knots

Visibility

40 feet vertical,
40 feet horizontal at depth.

Max depth

70 feet.

Water temp

at bottom 82F

Time of Dive

Start: 10:34 a.m.
 End: 11:13 a.m.