WWII-Vintage Ship Latest Sunk on to Delaware’s Artificial Reef

A World War II-vintage vessel became the latest ship intentionally sunk to enhance the artificial reefs off the coast of Delaware. While it was the first ship this year, it is the fourth vessel recently added to the reef along with a variety of other objects by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC).

Built in 1944, the 180-foot long vessel, most recently known as the Reedville, originally sailed for the U.S. Navy and Army as a freight and supply vessel...


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