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I'm looking for recent dive/fishing reports of the Radford. If you've been there in the last year or two, I'd like to hear what you found. In particular, where is the stern now? I can find no reports since 2012.

Western World ( "Spring Lake Wreck" )

NJ Coast Chart

Shipwreck Western World

Type:
shipwreck, sailing ship, England
Specs:
( 287 x 38 ft ) 2458 gross tons, 300+ passengers & crew
Sunk:
Saturday October 22, 1853
ran aground in heavy fog - no casualties
Depth:
25 ft

Shipwreck Western World
"two congealed lumps"

Beach replenishment operations in the vicinity of this wreck can not have improved it.

Shipwreck Western World ranges

Images from New Jersey Beach Diver courtesy of Capt. Dan Berg of AquaExplorers.


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