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Notice to Mariners No 21 of 2018

20 July 2018

SOUTH AUSTRALIA – ENCOUNTER BAY – SHIPWRECK EXCLUSION ZONE

Mariners are advised that a historic shipwreck zone around the shipwreck “South Australian” in Encounter Bay (Victor Harbor) has been declared under section 7 of the Historic Shipwrecks Act 1981.  The protected zone prohibits entry, including underwater activities such as diving, within a 30 metre radius of the following coordinates: 35° 34.641’ S, 138° 36.213’ E.  The protected zone has been declared to add an additional layer of protection to a historic shipwreck that is of high significance to the State of South Australia.

Chart affected:  Aus 127

Adelaide, 5 July 2018

GORDON PANTON

Manager Marine Operations

Department of Planning Transport & infrastructure.

DPTI 2017/02277/01

www.dpti.sa.gov.au