2013 AquaWoman Dive
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The 2013 AquaWoman dive will be held
Saturday, August 3rd, 2013
Jeanne II - Capt. Bill Reddan
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application for the 2013 AquaWoman Dive
Boarding is at 5:00 AM at Pier 5, Sheepshead Bay, NY and leaves the
dock at 5:30 AM Sharp
Dive Site: USS Algol
(Andromeda class attack transport - freighter U.S.
Navy), also known as a "Victory Ship".
The Algol was 459'2 in length with a 63' beam and
displaced 6,830 tons. Her massive structure and
eight decks brought her height to nearly 100 feet.
She was manned by 44 officers, 30 petty officers and
350 crew. Powered by a single screw double reduction
turbine, the Algol could reach a top speed of 16.5
knots. Built as an attack cargo vessel the Algol was
designed to assist in an amphibious invasion by
carrying tanks, trucks and artillery to troops
Sunk November 21, 1991