Missile Tower Technical Dive Site
Depth ~ 155ft
Minimum Qualifications: Advanced Nitrox/Deco Certification
The MISSILE TOWER, formerly utilized by the US Navy for testing Trident submarine missiles, boasts a unique and intriguing structure resembling a miniature castle. With dimensions of approximately 60' in height and 25' square on the sides, it features a catwalk encircling the perimeter. After completing its service in 1993, the tower was purposefully sunk as an artificial reef in approximately 165' of water.
Now resting on its side, the tower is adorned with Metridium anemones, a common feature of many deeper dive sites in the area. Within the center of the structure, divers will find a large tube with a diameter of around 10'.
Diving at the MISSILE TOWER site is reserved for advanced divers with the necessary training in Nitrox and Decompression procedures. As it lies at a depth of approximately 155ft, proper qualifications and equipment are essential to ensure a safe and enjoyable dive.
To catch a glimpse of this fascinating underwater site and access spectacular pictures, you can refer to the description provided by Ashley Armstrong at AshUnderwater.com. The MISSILE TOWER offers a unique opportunity to explore a former Navy structure turned artificial reef, providing divers with a remarkable and unforgettable experience.