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Marine Fisheries - AR-315 Reef

Marine Fisheries

ATLANTIC BEACH REEF
AR-315

Average Depth: 49'
Buoy Location in GPS ddm: 34° 40.333' / 076° 44.667'
LORAN Coordinates: 27128.0 / 39660.8
General Location: 260° M, 3.5 nm from Beaufort Inlet at the Fort Macon jetty
Material
Deployment Date(s)
GPS
(Decimal Minutes)
440’ Liberty Ship
THEODORE PARKER
04-Jun-74
34° 40.350' / 076° 44.717' to
34° 40.350' / 076° 44.767'
Tires: 177,168
1974-1984
Throughout area N of Liberty Ship
Steel-hull sportfishing vessel FINEST KIND
02-Aug-77
34° 40.200' / 076° 44.703'
Atlantic Beach Bridge rubble
1989
34° 39.967' / 076° 45.050' and 34° 39.983' / 076° 45.033'
60' lash barge "#1" with 450 tons of concrete rubble
09-Jun-89
34° 40.233' / 076° 44.600'
60' lash barge "#2"
09-Jun-89
34° 40.400' / 076° 44.483'
Atlantic Beach Bridge steel framing
11-Jun-89
34° 40.350' / 076° 44.583'
34° 40.383' / 076° 44.583'
Aircraft: F-4
25-Mar-92
34° 40.350' / 076° 44.650'
Aircraft: F-4
25-Mar-92
34° 40.352' / 076° 44.636'
Aircraft: A-4E (2)
30-Mar-92
34° 40.367' / 076° 44.650'
Aircraft: CH-46 & OV10
30-Mar-92
34° 40.378' / 076° 44.655'
Concrete rubble: 80 tons
1991, 1992
34° 40.383' / 076° 44.650' to
34° 40.383' / 076° 44.667'
Concrete pipe: 150 tons ~60 pieces
05-Apr-99
34° 40.305' / 076° 44.516' 34° 40.305' / 076° 44.503'
Reef Balls®: 100
21-Feb-00
34° 40.383' / 076° 44.500' to
34° 40.400' / 076° 44.517' and 34° 40.400' / 076° 44.500'
34° 40.400' / 076° 44.483'
104' US Navy tug TAKOS
02-Nov-00
34° 40.329' / 076° 44.780'
Concrete pipe: Newport DOT
Dec-02
34° 40.316' / 076° 44.804'
Concrete pipe: Newport DOT Miscellaneous concrete items, Radio Island pilings
25-Jan-03
34° 40.330' / 076° 44.793'
Radio Island ramp pilings, T.D. Eure Construction
(6-12' length ~500 pieces in each of two areas)
2003
34° 40.280' / 076° 44.534'
- NE end, and
34° 40.217' / 076° 44.617'
- SW end
Concrete pipe (Heavy Concentration) Carteret County Sportfishing Association
Jan-Feb 2003
34° 40.243' / 076° 44.600'
Radio Island ramp pilings, T.D. Eure Construction (Round Dispersal Pattern)
Feb-03
34° 39.908' / 076° 45.189'
Broadcast of pilings and concrete pipe: This area is ideal for casual drift bottom fishing that is away from the heaviest reef trolling and diving activity. Carteret County Sportfishing Association and T.D. Eure Construction
Feb-03
Four corner area coordinates:
34° 39.957' / 076° 45.129' - NW 34° 39.925' / 076° 45.062' - NE 34° 39.863' / 076° 45.085' - SE 34° 39.839' / 076° 45.156' - SW
Miscellaneous concrete scrap and ramp pilings: approximately 190 tons
19&20-Feb-03
34° 40.329' / 076° 44.792' and 34° 39.911' / 076° 45.188'
Scrap concrete ramp pilings: 87 pieces
5-Mar-03
34° 39.903' / 076° 45.177'
Scrapped USCG buoy anchors
Ongoing
Center point is
34° 40.333' / 076° 44.770' ; spread between "THEODOR PARKER" and "TAKOS"
22 pieces concrete scrap
18-Mar-04
34° 40.200' / 076° 45.187'
Reef Balls®: 50 Ultra Reef Ball®: 1
19-Mar-04
34° 39.955' / 076° 44.800'
Bay balls: 2
21-Sep-04
340 40.206' / 0760 44.767'
Assorted concrete pipe and headers
22-May-07
340 40.200' / 0760 44.499'
Assorted manhole boxes & risers: 74 pieces
30-May-07
340 39.996' / 0760 44.640'
Concrete pipe: 157 tons
18-Nov-08
340 40.297' / 0760 44.525'
Concrete pipe: 160 tons
20-Nov-08
340 40.368' / 0760 44.477'
Concrete pipe: 162 tons
3-Dec-08
340 40.336' / 0760 44.487'
Concrete pipe: 161 tons
4-Dec-08
340 40.384' / 0760 44.459'
N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632

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