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The Great Barge

Barge Transfer is a wooden barge suck off Milwaukee in 1910. She lies about 2 miles due east of the Prins Willem V.

Barge Transfer can be an interesting dive particularly toward dusk as the wreck becomes home to an abundance of Burbots (freshwater cod) that often can be seen sleeping among the debris. Barge Transfer is not intact, and debris is scattered over a rather large area. If a mooring is not present, it can be somewhat difficult to locate this wreck.

Maximum depth: 110-120 feet
Distance to deck: 105 feet
Dimensions: 200' x 34'
Moorings: Unreliable at best. Because the wreck is in the shipping lanes, mooring are often cut off by cargo ships. It is common not to have a mooring at this site.
Skill level: Advanced

Special considerations: Because of the depth and potential lack of a mooring line, this wreck should be viewed as an advanced dive. Great Lakes wreck diving experience is mandatory. Navigation when visibility is limited can be difficult as the wreck is spread out over a significant area and feature references are far poorer than most of the other wrecks off Milwaukee.

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  Destination Boat Start Date Places Available Price  
Milwaukee Car Ferry Len-Der Sunday 09 May 2021 2 US$ 85.00

  • Start Date: Sun 09 May 2021 at 09:00
  • Places Available: 2
  • Our Price: US$ 85.00

Skill Level: Advanced. Advanced Open Water certification required. Deep certification recommended. Departs Jerry’s Dock at 9 a.m. Divers should arrive 30 minutes before boarding. All dive charter sales are final.

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Prins Willem V Len-Der Sunday 13 Jun 2021 0 US$ 125.00

  • Start Date: Sun 13 Jun 2021 at 08:00
  • Places Available: 0
  • Our Price: US$ 125.00

Skill Level: Intermediate. Advanced Open Water certification required. Departs Jerry’s Dock at 8 a.m. Divers should arrive 30 minutes before boarding. All dive charter sales are final.

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Dredge No. 6 Sarah Jane Thursday 17 Jun 2021 2 US$ 85.00

  • Start Date: Thu 17 Jun 2021 at 17:30
  • Places Available: 2
  • Our Price: US$ 85.00

Skill Level: Intermediate. Advanced Open Water certification required. Departs Jerry’s Dock at 5:30 p.m. Divers should arrive 30 minutes before boarding. All dive charter sales are final.

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Prins Willem V Len-Der Sunday 18 Jul 2021 2 US$ 125.00

  • Start Date: Sun 18 Jul 2021 at 08:00
  • Places Available: 2
  • Our Price: US$ 125.00

Skill Level: Intermediate. Advanced Open Water certification required. Departs Jerry’s Dock at 8 a.m. Divers should arrive 30 minutes before boarding. All dive charter sales are final.

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S.S. Wisconsin Len-Der Sunday 25 Jul 2021 5 US$ 125.00

  • Start Date: Sun 25 Jul 2021 at 08:00
  • Places Available: 5
  • Our Price: US$ 125.00

Skill Level: Advanced. Advanced Open Water certification required. Deep certification recommended. Departs Kenosha Marina at 8 a.m. Divers should arrive 30 minutes before boarding. All dive charter sales are final.

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Appomattox Sarah Jane Thursday 05 Aug 2021 3 US$ 85.00

  • Start Date: Thu 05 Aug 2021 at 17:30
  • Places Available: 3
  • Our Price: US$ 85.00

Skill Level: Beginner. Open Water certification required. Departs Jerry’s Dock at 5:30 p.m. Divers should arrive 30 minutes before boarding. All dive charter sales are final.

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Niagara Len-Der Sunday 22 Aug 2021 5 US$ 125.00

  • Start Date: Sun 22 Aug 2021 at 08:00
  • Places Available: 5
  • Our Price: US$ 125.00

Skill Level: Intermediate. Advanced Open Water certification required. Departs Port Washington Marina at 8 a.m. Divers should arrive 30 minutes before boarding. All dive charter sales are final.

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Northerner Len-Der Sunday 22 Aug 2021 6 US$ 85.00

  • Start Date: Sun 22 Aug 2021 at 14:00
  • Places Available: 6
  • Our Price: US$ 85.00

Skill Level: Advanced to Technical. Advanced Open Water certification required. Deep or Tec 40 certification recommended. Departs Port Washington Marina at 2 p.m. Divers should arrive 30 minutes before boarding. All dive charter sales are final.

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Lumberman Sarah Jane Saturday 28 Aug 2021 4 US$ 125.00

  • Start Date: Sat 28 Aug 2021 at 08:00
  • Places Available: 4
  • Our Price: US$ 125.00

Skill Level: Intermediate. Advanced Open Water certification required. Departs Jerry’s Dock at 8 a.m. Divers should arrive 30 minutes before boarding. All dive charter sales are final.

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Prins Willem V Len-Der Sunday 19 Sep 2021 4 US$ 125.00

  • Start Date: Sun 19 Sep 2021 at 08:00
  • Places Available: 4
  • Our Price: US$ 125.00

Skill Level: Intermediate. Advanced Open Water certification required. Departs Jerry’s Dock at 8 a.m. Divers should arrive 30 minutes before boarding. All dive charter sales are final.

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