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AR372 5 Mile Boxcars is a boat accessible salt water dive site, located in Wrightsville Beach, NC. This dive site has an average rating of 2.00 out of 5 from 1 scuba divers. The maximum depth is 51-60ft/16-18m. The average visibility is 26-30ft/8-9m.

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Five-Mile Boxcars
GPS 34 06.217 / 077 44.950, AR 372
Approximately five miles from the inlet at a 154-degree heading, as the name suggests, this reef was originally built with 10 railroad boxcars in 1986. A couple of large 220-foot barges were sunk there in 1990. One hundred twenty-eight reef balls were dropped around the location in 2001. At a depth of 48 feet, king mackerel, Spanish mackerel, barracuda, cobia and assorted bottom dwellers like flounder and black sea bass are hooked here.

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