City of Houston Frying Pan Shoals Wreck

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City of Houston Frying Pan Shoals Wreck
City of Houston Frying Pan Shoals Wreck
City of Houston Frying Pan Shoals Wreck
July 22, 2017 11:20 pm EST
Location: 33.436N 77.743W
Wind Dir: SW (220°)
Wind Speed: 21 knots
Wind Gust: 25 knots
AT Ps: 29.95 in (1014.3 mb)
Air Temp: 83°F (28.5°C)
Dew Point: 78°F (25.5°C)
Water Temp: 84°F (28.8°C)

City of Houston Frying Pan Shoals Wreck
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City of Houston

Frying Pan Shoals Wreck

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COORDINATES: 45170.6, 59281.6

Built in 1871, this iron-hulled steamer was designed to carry passengers and freight between Galveston, Texas, and New York. She sank in a storm on 24 October 1878 off the tip of Frying Pan shoals. Her broken and scattered remains now rest in 90' of water with much of the wreck sanded in. Rediscovered in 1987



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