Skip to main content
  1. Sports
  2. Recreation
  3. Water Sports

Deep Freeze, Miami-Dade

An oyster filter feeds on the current passing over the wreck of the Deep Freeze
An oyster filter feeds on the current passing over the wreck of the Deep Freeze
© 2010 Robin V. Burr

The Deep Freeze was sunk in the artificial reef site known as Pflueger, located north of Government Cut and south of Haulover Islet in approximately 135 feet of water. This is considered an advanced dive. You can reach her top deck in 100 feet of water.

The Deep Freeze is large, over 210 feet in length, and made of steel. It has been down for many years, sunk back in October 1976. Before the vessel was scuttled most of her superstructure was removed, but the deck and several cabins are intact. Hurricane Andrew separated a 35 foot section of the stern from the hull in 1992.

Colonies of Atlantic spiny oysters whose name comes appropriately from the pointy spines that protrude from their shells, seem to proliferate everywhere on the Deep Freeze.

The wreck is located at loran coordinates Lattitude 25 49' 18.2" Longitude 80 4' 57.1"

Robin V. Burr, Scuba Examiner
Personal Scuba Instruction
Miami, Florida USA

Comments

Advertisement

Sports

  • David Price rumors
    Should the bottom-dwelling Tampa Bay Rays trade or keep pitching ace David Price?
    Video
    MLB Rumors
  • Maria Kirilenko slideshow
    Feast your eyes on the former fiance of Alex Ovechkin: The newly-single Maria Kirilenko
    Camera
    20 Photos
  • Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has Alzheimer's disease, will step down
    NFL News
  • Sam responds to Dungy
    Michael Sam has the perfect response to Tony Dungy's controversial comments
    NFL News
  • Bella wardrobe malfunction
    Sexy diva Nikki Bella suffers wardrobe malfunction during WWE show
    Fight Sports
  • LeBron gives cupcakes
    LeBron James sends cupcakes to neighbors after press overtakes neighborhood
    Food & Drink