HMS PENTLAND FIRTH

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HMS PENTLAND FIRTH
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New Jersey: Top 50 Dive Site


Top
50 Dive Site (NJ)






Lat/Long



Loran



Charts



Depth



Distance
from Shore



40-27.7 / 73-51.2
(B)


40.4260 / 73.8596

(D)


40 25.260 / 73 52.123

(E)


40/25/25.96 / 073/52/12.25

(F)


26921.2 / 43682.8
(A)

26921.2 / 43682.8

(D)

26904.2 / 43016.4
(F)


12326

NOAA


70


6
Gentile also gives: 26923.0 / 43682.4 and 26923.3 / 43682.4


Websites



NJScuba.com

AquaExplorers.com

TheWreckSite.com


Charters


none found

“Hull plates and twisted metal are the most notable features.
She rises 10 ft or so off the bottom at best. Visibility is usually poor,
since she sits in an area once used as a dumping ground.”


NJscuba.com

“On September 19, 1942, she was performing convoy duty on loan
to the American Navy when she was struck by the minesweeper, USS Chaffinch,
and sunk a few miles west of Ambrose Light Tower. The wreck was determined
to be a hazard to navigation and was quickly wire dragged clear to a depth
of 50 feet.”


AquaExplorers.com

New Jersey: Top 50 Dive Site

Notes:

  • (A)
    Gentile, Gary
    “Shipwrecks of New Jersey – North” 2000
  • (B)
    Lonsdale, Adrian
    and Kaplan, H. R. “A Guide to Sunken Ships in American Waters”
    1964
  • (D)
    [AquaExplorers
    Inc.] “Loran and GPS Shipwreck Location Coordinates” 2006
  • (E)
    [ReefsandRealEstate.com]
    “GPS List – Manasquan Version” 2006 PDF
  • (F)
    NOAA Data

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Address 6+ miles east of
Town Sandy Hook
County NJ
lat 40.257000000000000
Lng -73.512000000000000

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