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SC Memorial Reef Update From NOAA Vessel Pisces

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in Updates | Comments Off

SC Memorial Reef Update From NOAA Vessel Pisces

SCDNR Received an email from the NOAA ship Pisces. They have located both barges and they sent side scan sonar images of each site. Barge 1 is in the current MPA boundary in the northwest corner. Barge 2 is about 4 miles south about 1.5 miles west of the boundary. Both barges landed upright and the crane on Barge 1 is upright and the poles and cell tower that were attached to the deck of Barge 2 are also upright. At Barge 1 there is a pile of containers just off the southwest corner. At Barge 2 all the materials appear to be on or directly...

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SC Memorial Reef Update – Barge 2 Going Down!

Posted by on May 23, 2014 in Events, Updates | Comments Off

SC Memorial Reef Update – Barge 2 Going Down!

Barge 2 of the SC Memorial Reef will be deployed this Sunday morning at 10:00 am. Coordinates are: 32 07.225’ N – 079 07.765’ W WE DID IT!

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SC Memorial Reef Update – Barge 2

Posted by on May 12, 2014 in Updates | Comments Off

SC Memorial Reef Update – Barge 2

Due to the weather forecast for Thursday – Sunday, the deployment date for Barge 2 looks like it will be next week at the earliest. We will let you know as soon as we get an update.

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SC Memorial Reef – Check This Out!

Posted by on May 10, 2014 in Updates | Comments Off

SC Memorial Reef – Check This Out!

Less than a week after placing Barge 1, not a bad view from above. Thanks Shannon Seabrook for the image!

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SC Memorial Reef Update – Barge 2

Posted by on May 10, 2014 in Events, Updates | Comments Off

SC Memorial Reef Update – Barge 2

Deployment scheduled for May 15th, 16th or 17th depending on the weather. Planned deployment coordinates: 32.07.225N079 07.765W Stay tuned for official go date!

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