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Freighter Anna Artificial Reef
Fast FactsAverage Rating: 4.25Average Depth: 90 ft.Max Depth: 110 ft.Features: 11,13
The Anna, a 225-foot freighter, was reefed in 1986 off the coast of Jacksonville. She lies on her starboard side in 110 feet of water.
She once served the shipyards of Scotland and ran supplies during World War II. In 1981 she was confiscated for drug smuggling off the coast of Florida. She was later purchased by the Jacksonville Offshore Sportfishing Club and the Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament Committee. With the help of the Jacksonville Reef Research Team and the Navy Explosive Ordinance Team, the Anna was reefed and now lies on her starboard-side in 110 feet of water, providing a habitat for sea life. Her placement as an artificial reef occurred on July 16th, 1986 offshore Jacksonville.
Waypoint: ANNA Latitude Longitude Degrees 30.4634833333333 -80.9328833333333 Degrees/Minutes Degrees/Minutes/Seconds
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