Navy Landing Craft Utility (LCU) Wreck
 Island of Oahu
Hawaii

This vessel is one of three LCU's donated by the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard  in support of the artificial reef program to create manmade habitats for marine life. 

One LCU was sunk off the Southern coast of Oahu and other two (including this LCU) was sunk off Leeward  Oahu (Waianae).

The LCU wreck dive is a short ten minute boat ride from the Waianae Boat Harbor.

Underwater camera equipment  and film used during this dive:
Nikonos III  w/15mm lens   Dual Strobes
Film:  Kodachrome 64

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Navy Landing Craft Utility
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Navy Landing Craft Utility
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Concrete Blocks as Artificial Reefs at the LCU wreck
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Navy Landing Craft Utility
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Navy Landing Craft Utility
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Common Longnose Butterflyfish
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Regal Slipper Lobster
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Regal Slipper Lobster
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Regal Slipper Lobster
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White-Tipped Shark
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Navy Landing Craft Utility (LCU)
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Dive on the Landing Craft Utility (LCU) Wreck and Drift Dive
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