Gene Childs Memorial Reef
Old Mexico Beach dredge boat sunk as an artificial reef. This reef was deployed in deep water (~ 120 ft) in the Bay county Site B large area reef permit to the west of the shipping fairway. This reef is named for Gene Childs, a charter member of the Mexico Beach Artifical Reef Association. Verified by MBARA divers Bob & Carol Cox on 9 Jul 2010.