Jupiter Star / Cleve Jones
25° 48.975' N
80° 04.890' W
August 14, 2002
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Launched: May 19, 1956. At B.V. v/h Scheepswerven Gebr. Van Diepen at their Waterhuizen, Netherlands, shipyard, for South Holland Shipping Company as a general cargo freighter.
1961: Converted to an alive stock carrier for the purpose of ferrying horses. Its capacity was os 202 horses
1961 to 1966: carried more than 52,000 horses between Amsterdam and the Baltic Sea port of Klaipéda, Lithuania
1966: Retrofitted into a general cargo ship.
1968: Sold to Peter Schaa Sr. (Leer, Germany)
1976: Sold to a Cypriot company
1979: Sold to a Greek company
1983: Sold to Cassandra Shipping Co.
1990: Sold to Gaya Shipping, Inc.
1993: Sold to a Honduran company
1994: Rose Shipping Limited (Belize)
August 14, 2002: Scuttled at the Pflueger Artificial Reef Site off Miami, after being abandoned to rust on the Miami River. The Atlantic Gamefish Foundation helped prepare the freighter, which was renamed the Cleve Jones, Sr.
Hella Schaa (1968)
Katerina El (1976)
Nita II (1983)
Eleni M. (1990)
Christopher 8 Natalie (1994)
Jupiter Star (????)
The former Ubbergen now rests intact on its port side, in approximately 160 feet of water. It is possible for divers with the requisite training and experience to penetrate down the funnel into the engine room, where numerous gauge panels can be observed.