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USS Jacob Jones - DE

USS Jacob Jones is a boat accessible fresh water dive site, located in DE. This dive site has an average rating of 4.50 out of 5 from 2 scuba divers. The maximum depth is 111-120ft/34-37m. The average visibility is 21-25ft/6-8m.

DD-130 Destroyer torpedoed by the U- 578 on February 28, 1942. Built: 1919. Length: 314 ft. Depth: 120 ft. The Jacob Jones is basically plastered all over the sea-bed. There are several sections, the largest being the mid-ship section consisting of boilers, engine and associated stern wreckage. The mid-ship torpedo tubes lie atop the mass of debris with the torpedoes still inside. Gun shells and calibration rings are commonly recovered from the site and the occasional personal article. Warheads are found as well, but best left alone. Large lobsters have come up recently from the Jones too.

This site is also dove by NJ diveboats coming out of Atlantic City NJ

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