Gene Childs Memorial Reef

Old Mexico Beach dredge boat sunk as an artificial reef. This reef was deployed in deep water (~ 120 ft) in the Bay county Site B large area reef permit to the west of the shipping fairway. This reef is named for Gene Childs, a charter member of the Mexico Beach Artifical Reef Association. Verified by MBARA divers Bob & Carol Cox on 9 Jul 2010.

Reef Area: Bay County LAARS Site B
TD1: 13954.3
TD2: 46832.7
LAT: 29 46.720
LON: 85 50.030
Range: 23.4
Bearing: 243.9
Depth: 121 feet
Range and Bearing is taken from mouth of Mexico Beach Canal.