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- Windy City Diving
2013 Trip Pricing & Times 2-­Tank Half-­Day: $120.001 3-­Tank Full-­Day: $170.001 1-­Tank Night Dives: $ 95.001,2 Tech Dives: +$150 Training Dives: Please Call Commercial Use: Please Call A minimum of five divers is required.
Proof of certification and liability waiver
required from all divers. A 50% deposit
is required to hold your reservation and
the balance is due prior to our departure.
A $5.00 surcharge will be applied to
credit card purchases.
Trip Arrive Depart Return Morning 7:30A
8:00A
12:30P
Afternoon 1:30P
2:00P
6:30P
Night2 7:00P
7:30P
10:00P
Cancellations: Trips are canceled due to
storms and waves, not rain. If the captain
cancels any trip due to unsafe conditions,
divers are entitled to a refund; partial if
some diving has occurred and 100% if
no diving has occurred. As a general
rule, we go diving if the waves are 4-feet
or less. Divers with 10-days advanced
notice may cancel a trip without penalty.
Equipment is Not Included. 1
Fuel Surcharge Fee may apply. This
Fee is collected at the dock prior to
departure and applies as follows:
$20/diver for St. Mary, $70/diver for
Searcher and Thomas Hume. 2
Wednesday Nights: Dive & stay for the
fireworks.
Contact Captain Jim at: TX: 630.209.2445
[email protected] WRECK DIVE
R/V Aquatica
Fast Safe Comfortable Ride
Large Spacious Cockpit for Divers
& Equipment
Only 4 – 6 Divers per Trip
Large Swim Platform w/ Custom
Dive Ladder
Full Safety Equipment &
Electronics Package
Refreshments & Snacks
Centrally Located in Burnham
Harbor
Pick Up at: Dock EC Slip 18
Wisconsin Clipper
22-­Minutes to the SS Wisconsin 4 – 6 Divers per Trip Large Swim Platform w/ Custom Dive Ladder Full Safety Equipment & Electronics Package Refreshments & Snacks Located in Northpoint Marina, No matter what WCD boat you are
on, Windy City Diving offers you the
fastest and most comfortable ride to
and from the dive site. Fully
equipped with dive safety equipment
and a knowledgeable staff of diving
professionals, our only aim is to
insure your comfort, safety, and
pleasure.
Twice the Adventure!
Diving Out of:
Burnham Harbor
&
Northpoint Marina
Lake Michigan is home to hundreds of
shipwrecks of many different shapes and
sizes, from wooden schooners to steel
freighters to even WWII aircraft. Local
wrecks include:
M/V BUCCANEER
This 99’ vessel was intentionally sunk in
2010 in 70’ of water and is Chicago’s
newest shipwreck.
ILLINOIS & HOLLY BARGE
At the time of her sinking in 1907, the
Illinois was the largest hydraulic dredge on
the Lake. Today she rests in 35 feet of
water near another dive site, the Holly
Barge.
MATERIAL SERVICE BARGE
This 239’ self-loading barge was built in
1929. Today she sits upright in 30 feet of
water.
ROTARIAN
A 147’ side-wheel paddle steamer that was
intentionally sunk in 1937. Today she sits
in 85 feet of water.
ST. MARY*
This 120’ wooden schooner sits in 105 feet
of water. Although the wreck has collapsed
on itself all the pieces are there including
the ship’s wheel, anchors and more.
SEARCHER*
Sunk in 1985 this 100’ commercial fishing
boat sits upright on the bottom in 145 feet
of water.
STRAITS OF MACKINAC
Intentionally sunk in 2003, this 204’ car
ferry offers something for every diver.
Sitting upright in 82 feet of water with her
main deck just over 45’ down, the “Straits”
has become Chicago’s premier dive site.
TACOMA
Sunk in 1929 this 72’ wooden tug sits
upright on the bottom in 35 feet of water.
The large propeller offers great photos.
THOMAS HUME*
Sunk in 1891 this 3-masted wooden
schooner sits upright on the bottom in 147
feet of water. The intact bowsprit offers
great photos opportunities.
WELLS BURT
Sitting in only 40 feet of water, this three
masted schooner was built in 1873. Though
she sank in 1883, she is considered by
many to be one of the best shipwrecks in
Illinois waters.
WINGS OF WIND
Built in 1855 this 130’ wooden schoon er
sank as a result of a collision. Resting in 40
feet of water, today you can dive her 65’
bow section with bowsprit and windlass.
Many excellent photo opportunities exist.
Northpoint Wrecks SS WISCONSIN
Sunk on ‘Black Friday’ October 29, 1929,
this 210’ steel steamer offers something for
every advanced diver. Sitting upright in 130
feet of water with her main deck just over
100’ down, the Wisconsin is considered by
many to be one of the best wrecks in
Southern Lake Michigan.
MY ROSINCO
Once consider a palatial yacht this 95’ this
motor yacht sits upright in 195’ of water.
For technical divers looking to explore a
classic wreck in the southern basin of Lake
Michigan this is a good one.

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