The Berry Islands are comprised of over thirty small islands with
and most frequented by tourists being Great Harbour Cay and Chub
The Berry Islands lie 35 miles north of Nassau, and are known for
excellent game fishing, bone fishing, and of course diving. There
of wall diving to be done along the barrier reef of Chub Cay. Due to
great visibility, averaging over 100 feet, and the large assortment
life living on the reef, divers will find many nice photo
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of the Panther, a 70 foot long tugboat sitting in 60 feet of water.
Photo courtesy Cathie Cush.
The Panther wreck was a steel, 70 foot long tug boat. She rests on a
starboard tilt in 60 feet of water still completely intact and
cause and actual date of her sinking is still unknown.
Wide angle photography is best for this dive. Dramatic bow or stern
or photos taken of divers entering her wheel house should result in
photos worth framing. The Panther is, to say the least, a beautiful
This site is a bit
more than just a four seated, single engine Piper airplane.
Other wreckage close by includes a Toyota truck and a Ford van. In
opinion, this site should be called "The Junkyard". Depth of the
wreckage ranges from 40 to 60 feet, and the plane, van and truck are
decent photo opportunities.
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