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Bill Cranford Reef

This reef was deployed on 2/9/2000 and is composed of 50 tons of concrete culverts and pipes donated by Sikes Concrete of Panama City Fla. This reef is named after Bill Cranford, the first MBARA president who served from 1997 to 1999. 5 Florida Limestone Artificial Reefs measuring 8 feet tall added on 12 Nov 2016. This reef addition was constructed under FWC Grant 15158 with funds from the Natural Resources Damage Assessment Phase III. Verified 3 Jan 2021.

Bell Shoal

Latitude: 29° 55.589 N
Longitude: 85° 29.167 W
Range: 3.29 nm
Bearing: 243.2
Depth: 24 feet

Range and Bearing is taken from mouth of Mexico Beach Canal.

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