Mystery Wreck in Deep Cove

Mystery Wreck in Deep Cove
Vancouver Island, BC


Site Review by
 Noel Currie
Date: 01/27/2004


Site Condition
(1=worst, 5=best)

Name:  Noel Currie Entry:    3.00
Email:   Click Here Bottom:    3.00
City:   Reef:    3.00
State:   Animal:    3.00
Country:   Plant:    3.00
Diving:   0 years Facilities:    3.00
 Dives:   0 Solitude   3.00
    Roads:    3.00


*Average:    3.00
Ignore the 'ratings'; they're all set at default levels. This is 'THE OWNER' speaking! Sorry to disappoint you, but there is no Mystery, only a wreck. The wreck is that of an ex-railway services barge which was actually moored to the NW of the Marina dock as a protective breakwater. It sank in a NW storm some time in the 1970's (or possibly 60's, so I am told by 'old-timers' who live here). To the Northwest of the wreck, you can still see some of the old railway locomotive wheels in the mud (or you could 5 years ago, which is the last time I looked). I'm sorry to inform you that the fill station no longer exists. Not enough business, so I sold the equipment to Sidney Dive & Surf, a new dive shop which opened in Sidney (about 7 Km away).    

Enjoyment Level

Snorkel:    3.00
Beginner:    3.00
Intermediate:    3.00
Advanced:    3.00
Night diving:    3.00

Seasonal Information

Season:    Winter
Year:    2004
Visibility:    3.00
Current:    3.00
Surf:    3.00

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