The Commerce Wreck is located on the northern coast of Anguilla. The capital of Anguilla is The Valley. Anguilla is lying north of Saint Martin and east of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Anguilla belongs to Leeward Islands, on the northeastern Caribbean Sea and the western Atlantic Ocean.
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Scuba Diving in Wells Burt, Chicago, Illinois USA
One great attraction near Chicago in Lake Michigan is the wreck of a schooner, the Wells Burt that is lying on the bottom of the lake since 20/05/1883. The wooden ship was built in 1873 and was used for transport purposes.
The 64.6 x 10.4 x 4.3 m/211.3 x 34.1 x 14.1 ft sailing ship weighted 756 tons and had a 3 mast rigging. The wreck is protected, so it is recommended to dive with a scuba diving school and not alone, because they have the appropriate licenses.
The only way to reach the point is by boat, on a trip that lasts less than 10 minutes. The spot is easy to find and has a great diving quality. It is suggested to have some kind of experience, as the diving level for the spot is CMAS */ OW.
When you reach the site and find the exact point, you will be down at an average of 12.2 m/40 ft depth, which is also the maximum depth. Bio interest of the area is poor, but you have more important things to observe such as this great shipwreck!
Visibility is medium, but adequate enough in order to see the glorious ship resting peacefully in its water grave. If you are a wreck diving enthusiast, this place will thrill you!!
How to Get to Destination
If you wish to travel by train, Amtrak has stations almost in the entire Illinois. Take a train from anywhere in the US or Illinois and abort in Chicago – Union Station, IL (CHI). From there you can use the public transportation or rent a car.
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