MV Superior Producer Shipwreck, Dive into Curacao’s History
At 16:30, three hours after cast-off on Thursday September 30, 1977, the MV Superior Producer disappeared below the waves and into the turquoise depths about 150 meters (500ft) from shore. Today, with its wide-open cargo holds and accessible wheel house,…
Sitting quietly upright on her keel with her bow facing west in roughly 30m (100ft) of water and about 150m (500ft) from the shoreline just west of the Curaçao Mega-pier.
This boat or shore dive is aptly named as Double Reef because of the smaller, shallower reef, followed by a sandy area and a larger reef plateau, but it is the second reef holds most of the action.
Fisherman’s Wharf, also known as “The Water Factory” is located beside the Double Reef dive site at the backside Curaçao’s main water desalination plant. There the fishermen’s village located there as well with a number of small wooden houses along the…