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Alexander Ramsey (Liberty Ship) is a boat accessible salt water dive site, located in Wrightsville Beach, NC. This dive site has an average rating of 3.41 out of 5 from 17 scuba divers. The maximum depth is 41-50ft/12-15m. The average visibility is 11-15ft/3-5m.

The Alexander Ramsey is a liberty ship that was sunk in 1984. It is about 2.5 miles from Masonboro inlet in 45 ft of water. It is known as a good beginners level ocean dive. It is commonly used by dive instructors for the open water check out dives. There is usually abundant aquatic life present and an occasional sand tiger shark and a barracuda or two. There is also a swim through in the hull of the ship. It is a good simple fun dive.

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Holovnia1 - 2/15/2018 8:28 PM
Rating Added: 5
Holovnia1 - 2/15/2018 8:27 PM
Did My checkout dives there July of 2016. Vis was AWESOME! Not an abundance of aquatic life though
TDAVE80 - 10/23/2017 3:09 PM
I went scuba diving here on 10/15/2017. Average viz: 36-40ft/11-12m. Water temp: 71-75°F/22-24°C.
Sharkyjones - 9/03/2016 12:30 PM
I went scuba diving here on 8/19/2016. Average viz: Under 5ft/2m. Water temp: 81-85°F/27-29°C.
First dive at this site, 3-5ft vis., buddy was a new-ish diver (nervous) hung out around the anchor chain. Want to go back during the day to get a better feel of this wreck
watergypsy - 3/22/2013 4:18 PM
Rating Added: 3
When the viz is good it’s a simple, nice wreck to do.
jcobb62 - 9/11/2012 5:17 PM
Rating Added: 3
Limited Visablility
Love2DiveGirl - 3/04/2012 7:48 PM
Rating Added: 5
Very cheap dive ($45 through Scuba Now). Shallow so long bottom time & short boat ride. Definitely use a wreck reel to see the other sections of the wreck. Very surprised at decent viz & so much to see for a shallow wreck. Was expecting it to be more broken up.
Diveman1971 - 12/27/2011 7:29 AM
Rating Added: 3
On the day that I went the surf was very rough and vis. on the site was not very good. Water temp was in the 60’s. Can not really comment on the wreck itself because of the poor vis. Would like to return on a better day to check it out.