Balboa Wreck – Grand Cayman

Depth 15 – 35 feet

This is another wreck of a wreck just out in Georgetown Harbor.  This boat sank in 1932 after striking the wall in port during a hurricane.  When in tact the Balboa was a 375 foot lumber freighter.  Once it started taking on water it made it out into the inlet of the port and sunk just below the surface.  Both the US and British Navy took turns blowing it up into smaller pieces.

Part of the boiler room is still in tact as you can see the propellers in the back side of the dive.   Since this is a shallow dive there is abundant fish life and lot of natural light for photography.

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