Wreck Trek Deerfield
Type of DiveStandard Wreck Dive.
Skill LevelBeginner: Open Water Diver 15 years and older or Jr. Advanced Open Water Diver 12 to 14 years old.
Dive Site Depths55 feet on top of the Wreck & 70 feet to the sand.
Dive Site LocationDeerfield wreck trek is located at Deerfield wreck trek is located at The Ancient Mariner 2.07 Nm @ 174 from Boca Inlet & 2.89 Nm @ 025 from Hillsboro Inlet. 0.79 Nm off-shore from the beach.
The wreck trek Deerfield is actually three shipwrecks. The Ancient Mariner, former Coast Guard Cutter and sub chaser the ship’s hull is still intact however some of the top superstructure is been knocked over. The Berry Patch Tug is a small tugboat sitting upright in the sand and Quallman Barge a 100 foot barge sitting upright in the sand with lots of holes in it.
Wreck Trek Deerfield Reef Smart Guide
Dive Site InformationThe "Wreck Trek Ft. Deerfield" is a 3 wreck drift dive that includes The Ancient Mariner is decommissioned Coast Guard cutter approximately 165 feet long sitting upright in the sand with a slight list to port. The bow is pointing straight towards the 62 foot Berry patch tug approximately 200 feet away.
The tug is also sitting upright in the sand, the bow pointing to the east. In order to make it to the final wreck the Quallman Barge located about 500 feet to the south. You will have to be good on air, navigation and should only be attempted by experience divers.