Famous Shipwrecks Off the West Coast
Florida’s Paradise and Suncoast areas are home to a treasure trove of shipwrecks, dating back to the early 20th century. Submerge yourself in Florida’s nautical history with a sail back in time.
Mexican Pride Wreck
Located about 35 miles off the coast of St. Petersburg, the Mexican Pride Wreck was once a cargo ship that transported phosphate. The remains were eventually sunk.
N27° 31.31” W83° 24.412”
A British freighter that sunk off the West Coast during a hurricane on September 13, 1919. The remnants are located 30 miles offshore in about 110 feet of water.
N26° 45.937” W82° 50.756”