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over-under photo in the ocean at Governor's Beach with the Mega One Triton shipwreck The Mega One Triton on the beach at Grand Turk.

Photo Gallery of Turks and Caicos Shipwrecks

This photo gallery explores the shipwrecks that can be seen around the Turks and Caicos Islands. Many of these locations are quite remote, and the typical boat excursions do not visit them.

La Famille Express

the La Famille Express shipwreck in the turquoise ocean off Long Bay Beach in the Turks and Caicos
Probably the most famous ship wreck in the Turks and Caicos, this Soviet oil rig service vessel turned Dominican cargo ship is found about two miles of off Long Bay Beach on Providenciales.

The Mega One Triton

the beautiful Governor's Beach and the Mega One Triton shipwreck in the Turks and Caicos
This large vessel greets all visitors to Governor's Beach on Grand Turk. Washed ashore during Hurricane Sandy in 2012, efforts to remove the ship have been unsuccessful as of yet.

The River Arc

the River Arc freighter shipwreck on the barrier reef off of Whitby on North Caicos
This converted oil tanker wrecked on the barrier reef off of Whitby North Caicos in 1979. Rumours suggest that this ship was trafficking drugs and that much of the cargo was transported to planes for flight to the final destination. Much of what remained of the ship has disintegrated in recent years.

Salt Cay Long Bay Wreck

a Dominican transport ship grounded on the reef on the east coast of Salt Cay
This Dominican transport vessel ran out of fuel and washed ashore on Long Bay in Salt Cay in 2014.

South Dock Tugboat

tugboat shipwreck on a rock near South Dock on Providenciales
This tugboat can be seen stuck on a tiny rocky cay near the radar installation at South Dock, Providenciales.

Haitian Transport in the Mangrove Wetlands of North Caicos

small steel transport shipwreck in the red mangroves of North Caicos
Swept over the shallows off of North Caicos during some previous storm, this rusted hulk, the Erzulie Transport, is now stuck on the mangroves off the south side of North Caicos.

Fishing Boat at Bermudian Harbour Bay

fishing boat hulk at Bermudian Harbour Bay on Providenciales
This old fishing boat is stuck on the beach at Bermudian Harbour Bay near Five Cays on Providenciales.

The Invincible

the Invincible shipwreck on the Caicos Banks near Molasses Reef
The tiny Invincible freighter wreck is found near Molasses Reef and supports quite a bit of bird life.

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