BEGINNER WRECK DIVES: Flora Hill & Illinois Holly Barge

We'll be taking a long morning charter to the Flora Hill and Illinois Holly Barges - and seeing three wrecks at two locations!WRECKSFlora M. HillA 130 foot iron steamer crushed by ice and sank on March 11th, 1912. Today she sits scattered at a depth of 38 feet with a lot to see. The boiler, propeller, and rudder are still very much intact. Several salamanders have been spotted on this wreck. both in and around the boiler tubes. Illinois Holly BargeTwo wrecks at one site! A hydraulic dredge sank on December 9th, 1907. Today she sits at a depth of 36 feet with crane, bucket and tool lockers. A 120? Holly Marine deck barge relocated from the Calumet River on May 6, 2000. ~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~DIVE DETAILSDate: AM Charter, Sunday, July 15, 2007 Location: Pastrick Marina, East Chicago, IN Car Pool: If you can give a ride, or if you need a ride, please post a note in the comment section of your RSVP. For directions and a map: Beginner Depth: Flora Hill - 38 fsw; IL Holly - 36 fsw Currents: Minimal to none Water temp: High 50s to Mid 60s Suit Requirements: 7mm wetsuit or drysuit, hood, gloves, and booties Waves: Depends on weather Visibility: 10-30 ft, depending on conditions ~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~REQUIREMENTSC-Card - Open Water is OK All gear (BCD, exposure suit, reg/gauges, mask, snorkel, fins, booties, hood, gloves) TWO FULL TANKS (air fills are not available) Snacks Sea sickness medication ~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~PAYMENT* Cost is $104. This covers PayPal charges, the cost of the charter (but not rental gear, tanks, and air fills), and a $5 meetup fee.* Cancellation policy: We will issue you a refund if you cancel 7 days before the trip and we get another person to take your spot.Another great scuba diving event brought to you by Chicago Scuba Meetup. Let's Dive!

Name Sales End Price
Diver Spot Ended $104

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