Sheri-Lyn

SPECIFICATIONS

MAX DEPTH

RELIEF

COORDINATES

100

15

5

30

m

m

ft

ft

25° 40.090' N

80° 04.223' W

SUNK DATE

June 18, 1987

ft

m

235

ft

71.2

m

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HISTORY

  • Launched: January 9, 1952. Lekkerkerk, Netherlands shipyard of T. van Duijvendijk's Scheepswerf N.V.

  • Owned by the Greek Holland Shipping Company, ltd of Piraeus

  • 1977: Sold to a Panamanian company

  • 1980: acquired by a shipping company in the Cayman Islands

  • 1985: Neglected on the Miami River

 

Name History:

  • Mirach‐N (1952)

  • Silver Fox (1977)

  • Mirach‐N (1979)

  • Shei Lyn (1980)

 

Divesite:

Resting in approximately 100 feet of water , the freighter was significantly impacted by Hurricane Andrew’s storm surge, which ripped the vessel in half and separated the two sections by approximately 100 feet. The wreck of the Sheri Lyn rests close between, but slightly offshore of the Paraiso III and Rio Miami.

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