Mount Hope Tug Boat

USA, Rhode Island
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9.8 ft

Snorkeling and Scuba Diving at Mount Hope Tug Boat

Lying shallow in 6-7m of water, this wreck is just submerged and can be seen from the surface at low tide. Be careful approaching the site since you can run your prop into the wreck at low tide. Visibility is terrible in the summer but can be a nice easy dive prior to May or after October. If you like spearfishing, big tautog (blackfish) can be found here in early spring and late fall in the remains of the wheel house and around the wreck. Tug boat is Steel Hull American 156 tons. 118ft long. Lost 02/18/1968 This is a tug boat wreck located to the southwest of Hope Island in Narraganset Bay. It is located in the middle of the bay and is easily accessible by boat from Wickford, Allen's Harbor, Jamestown, Newport and other local marinas and boat launches locations.
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Mount Hope Tug Boat Tide Chart and Surf Report (Beta)

Sunday
4:09 AM / 3.398ft
Sunday
9:14 AM / 0.009ft
Sunday
4:23 PM / 3.327ft
Sunday
9:33 PM / -0.127ft
Monday
4:58 AM / 3.480ft
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