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False Cayru is a boat accessible salt water dive site, located in NJ. This dive site has an average rating of 4.00 out of 5 from 1 scuba divers. The maximum depth is 131-140ft/40-43m. The average visibility is 26-30ft/8-9m.


Type: shipwreck, freighter, Brazil
Built: 1919, Hog Island PA USA, as Scanmail
Specs: ( 390 x 54 ft ) 5152 gross tons, 83 passengers & crew
Sunk: Sunday March 8, 1942 torpedoed by U-94 - 53 casualties
Depth: 125-140 ft

The exact location of the Cayru is unknown; the location plotted is one of several wrecks thought to be it. If found, the wreck may be identified by its steam turbine engines, which are distinctly different from piston steam engines

Type VIIC U-boat U-94 at St Nazaire with Adm. Karl Donitz, sunk August 1942

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