The Belize Shipwreck Directory  Caribbean Shipwrecks
Historical and current Belize, Caribbean Shipwreck Information and images for scuba divers, fisherman and marine historians.




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BELIZE Western Caribbean

Belize is located along the eastern shore of Central America and borders
the Caribbean sea. Belize is a melting pot comprised of immigrants from
South and Central America, Africa, India, the Mid East, Asia, West Indies',
and lastly Americans. The Mayan Indians have left behind many archeological
sites that mark their existence between 1500 B.C. and 1000 A.D. when they
mysteriously disappeared. The coast is a lowland with marshes, swamps'
and lagoons.

Ranging from ten to 30 miles off shore lies the barrier reef. Due to the crystal
clear waters, coral gardens, sand and sea grass bottom, some of the largest
reef fish and shellfish in the Caribbean can be found here. Divers should
also visit the coral atolls surrounding Belize such as Turneffe Reef, and Glover's


Changa's Wreck is the busted up remains of an old wooden barge. She sits
in l0 feet of water and is home to a nice variety of fish, including an
occasional stingray.

The Sayonara, a wood hulled transport sunk in 1983. Photo courtesy Stephen Frink.

The 50 foot long wreck of the Sayonara was a wood hulled transport vessel
sunk in 1983. She is now sitting in 45 to 50 feet of water very close to a
wall. The name Sayonara is still visible on her stern section.
The wreck does not seem to attract too much in the way of marine life but
is, however, a pretty wreck to take pictures of. Wide angle 15 or 20mm
bow photos are nice. Getting your buddy to enter her wheel house while
taking photographs through her window openings can result in some great


Basic shipwreck information and images for the Caribbean section of this site was taken with permission from the book Tropical Shipwrecks by Daniel and Denise Berg.

You are invited to submit your shipwreck related articles, images and information. As long as the text, photographs, sketches etc are of professional quality we will showcase them. Full credit will be provide and a same page link to your web site can be arranged.
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