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The Buoy 6 Wreck right into Lighthouse Channel was used as a submarine chaser during WWII.

Name Dive Site:Buoy 6 Wreck
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The Buoy 6 Wreck at Lighthouse Channel is a small fishing vessel, used in WWII as a Sub chaser, now resting upright near Channel marker 6. From 1941 onward, some 200 auxiliary submarine chasers of this class were built. Currents can be extremely strong, but one can find shelter on the leeward side of the wreck. Best to dive at slack high tide.

The wreck is overgrown with hard and soft corals and home to many tropical fish. A variety of Nudibranchs can be found on the wreck. In the shallow upper reef areas, a variety of soft & hard coral can be found on both slopes, including massive Gorgonian fans. Clusters of green Tubastrea corals decorate the sandy bottom around the wreck. A variety of Angel fish, Lion fish, Crocodile fish, Cuttlefish, Anemones, lots of silver & blue Chromis.

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