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
LOCATION: Reef Area: Bay County LAARS Site B TD1: TD2: 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.