Tex Edwards Barge
Sunk in 1982 the Tex Edwards Barge sits in about 75′ of water roughly 7 miles east of Pensacola Pass. While the site has subsided some over the years, large sections of the barge remain intact. With several large overhangs, this site attracts a wide variety of sea life.
Diving the Tex Edwards Barge
This is a deep wreck that is a popular dive site for divers with deep diving experience, She sits in just over 75′ of water upright and fully intact. You may want to obtain your advanced open water certification before diving it.
Getting to the Tex Edwards Barge
The barge is a in-shore dive and is located about 7 miles from Pensacola Pass in about 75' of water. You can use the GPS Location of 30 16.138′ N and 87 10.157′ W to naviagte towards the barge. This is a pretty popular dive with the charter boats and can become busy at times.
Marine life seen around the Tex Edwards Barge
When diving the barge you will see a lot of different marine life, some of them are: