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Tacoma Tug - Chicago IL

Tacoma Tug is a boat accessible fresh water dive site, located in Chicago, IL. This dive site has an average rating of 3.82 out of 5 from 11 scuba divers. The maximum depth is 31-35ft/9-11m. The average visibility is 26-30ft/8-9m.

A 72 foot steam powered wooden tug sank on November 4th, 1929 when her bow split open during a tow. Today she sits at a depth of 37 feet in an upright position. Very intact with a large boiler. The pilot house is gone but much of the remaining wreck is intent. The propeller offers great photo opportunities and the decking around the steam engine is open offering a good view without penetration. Lately many salamanders have been living inside the engine. The large propeller offers great photos.

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adventuregrrl929 - 1/02/2014 8:55 PM
Rating Added: 4
nice wreck