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Chepanoc was a steel-hulled, 129-foot-long tugboat sunk as an artificial reef by Okaloosa County on December 1st, 2005. Resting upright at 107 feet deep with the bow at 240°, there is plenty of relief for recreational divers to explore (28 feet worth). Divers can swim through the pilothouse and watch French angelfish, barracuda, and other reef fish swim by. The vessel is also home to many resident sea urchins. The wreck is part of the larger Starfish Reef Complex also deployed by the County, which brings the ship into its larger environment and offers more for divers to explore.

Date of Sinking Depth Length Beam Location
December 1, 2005 107 ft. 129 ft. Unknown 30° 08.8332’ N
086° 37.6122’ W
Date of Sinking December 1, 2005
Depth 107 ft.
Length 129 ft.
Beam 0 ft.
Location 30° 08.8332’ N
086° 37.6122’ W

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