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tkaelin
04-25-2012, 05:18 PM
Heading down to Bonaire this Summer. Been to Bonaire before. Reading Shore Diving Made Easy and it states that there is a tug boat wreck off Front Porch. Had not heard of this before. Can anyone confirm and let me know some details of the wreck? How big, is it intact etc. Thanks.

Rolf
04-25-2012, 07:54 PM
The Tug was called the New York. Not much to see there I'm afraid6425

Vann Evans
04-25-2012, 09:46 PM
We've been there recently-agreed, not much left-but worth doing once. go in at front porch where the yellow rock says " no Fishing" in Papimentu (nos pa pisce or similar) . Straight out are a couple of poles sticking up out of the water. Directly out from them is a tangled mass of old iron girders and beams. There used to a cable from the iron wreckage down to the boat wreck-it may be on the bottom, but no longer suspended.From the iron wreckage, go slightly left but mostly down(traverse across the dropoff) you will come to the wreck at about 80 feet. It's a wooden boat lying on its side. Not much left, but you can say you 've been there and dived another Bonaire wreck.It's fun to do once.

Vann Evans
A4 Sand Dollar