Gladstone


Thanks to Trev Jackson we have lots of wrecks for Gladstone done with photos and info.If you have Photos or video still you like to share with us we would be happy to put them up and give you full credit for your work.

Dive Locations in Gladstone

SS Tambooroora

SS Tambaroora by Trev Jackson Photo By Anthony Cowan Position- Polmaise Reef GPS- 23 34 24s 151 40 51e Max Depth- 8m Diver Qualification- Open Water Rating-** Sometimes ships crash into rocks like penguins jump into the water, one after the other. It is not uncommon to find several ships of old piled up in … Continue reading SS Tambooroora

29/01/2015 06:43 hrs
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trimixguy

Red Dolphin

Red Dolphin by Trev Jackson Position- Gladstone GPS- 23 40 89s 151 25 91e Max Depth- 28m Diver Qualification- Advanced Rating- *** The Red Dolphin is a small steel yacht that was swamped in heavy seas in 1990. She can be difficult to locate as she is less than 10 metres in length but she … Continue reading Red Dolphin

29/01/2015 06:42 hrs
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trimixguy

Nautilus

The Nautilus By Trev Jackson The Nautilus was lost for 70 years after she broke her towrope somewhere near Port Curtis on the Queensland central coast and it took another loss at sea for her to be finally found. In the late nineties the Royal Australian Navy were conducting mine sweeping exercises off the coast … Continue reading Nautilus

29/01/2015 06:42 hrs
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trimixguy

Moreton Star

Moreton Star by Trev Jackson Position- Gladstone GPS- 23 45 37s 151 26 47e Max Depth- 24m Diver Qualification- Advanced Rating-*** This 15-metre trawler remains intact and in excellent condition and is right on the doorstep for Gladstone divers or those traveling through the area. Cobia, Bull rays and the ever-present sea snakes are all … Continue reading Moreton Star

29/01/2015 06:42 hrs
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trimixguy

Kotoktu

Kotoktu by Trev Jackson Position- Bunker Group GPS- Just in on reef from – 23 44 89s 152 17 29e Max Depth- 8m Diver Qualification- Open Water Rating-*** A great shallow dive in the right weather, the Kotoktu lies hard up in the shallows in the eastern side of Boult Reef. She is clearly visible … Continue reading Kotoktu

29/01/2015 06:41 hrs
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trimixguy

Joy Bird

Joy Bird by Trev Jackson Position- Cape Capricorn GPS- 23 27 90s 151 14 77e Max Depth- 25m Diver Qualification- Advanced Rating-*** This concrete racing yacht sank back in 1958 on this lonely part of the coast and was lost ever since until Gladstone?s ?Red Beanie Boys? Dive Club tracked it down in 2002. Like … Continue reading Joy Bird

29/01/2015 06:41 hrs
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trimixguy

FV Melissa

Melissa by Trev Jackson Position-Gladstone GPS- 23 29 69s 151 25 49e Max Depth- 32m Diver Qualification- Advanced /Deep Rating-*** Although very little remains of the Melissa after she burnt to the waterline and sank in 1990, the site makes a fantastic dive nonetheless. Huge Cod and Coral Trout rush out to greet divers as … Continue reading FV Melissa

29/01/2015 06:41 hrs
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trimixguy

FV Linda Jane

FV Linda Jane a Gulf Trawler sunk in 1996 Linda Jane by Trev Jackson Position- Keppel GPS- 23 17 81s 151 17 83e Max Depth- 35m Diver Qualification- Advanced Open Water Rating- **** This site is a spectacular dive on the right day but is well off the beaten track. The Linda Jane is an … Continue reading FV Linda Jane

29/01/2015 06:40 hrs
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trimixguy

Cetacea

Cetacea by Trev Jackson Photo by David Harasti Position- Northeast of Agnes Waters GPS- 24 03 04s 151 55 28e Max Depth- 28m Diver Qualification- Advanced Open Water Rating-*** Whenever I?ve been scanning through my list of GPS marks looking for the Cetacea, it never ceases to amaze me that this wreck and the Barcoola … Continue reading Cetacea

29/01/2015 06:40 hrs
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trimixguy

Bindaree

Bindaree by Trev Jackson Position- Gladstone GPS- 23 41 34s 151 23 62e Max Depth- 28m Diver Qualification- Advanced Rating-*** This 17-metre timber trawler wreck has faired poorly in the local weather conditions and has broken down to a greater degree than other similar wrecks in the central Queensland region. Although her trawl arms, nets … Continue reading Bindaree

29/01/2015 06:40 hrs
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trimixguy

Barcoola

Barcoola by Trev Jackson Position- East of Bustard Head GPS- 23 46 93s 151 55 28e Max Depth-41m Diver Qualification- Deep Rating-***** The Barcoola is a remarkable dive in several ways. Interestingly she is probably the only wreck you would ever dive that has actually been sunk twice [the tug Melbourne at Curtin Artificial Reef … Continue reading Barcoola

29/01/2015 06:39 hrs
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trimixguy

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