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Underwater Photo Location: Mercurius's wreck

Underwater Photo Location: Mercurius's wreck

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"The company Mercurius Wilson, sounds, was a tug of medium, used in general services in the ports served by the company.
Along with the sailboat, played an important role in the trailer of the central span River Bridge in the 70s.
The two tugs acted in the twin ports of Recife and Suape. In recent years at the Mercurius was working at the port of Joao Pessoa, PB., Ending its operations in 2004, due to wear of more than 30 years of service in the same year was decommissioned and sent to Recife.

In 2006 it was donated by the company, along with the Vessel and Taurus, the project of artificial reefs in the city of Recife.

The Mercurius was maintained for a year, away from the tourist diving operations, and is open only to researchers design Car Wrecks, Artificial"

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by Edson Acioli
Side by side with the shark. Photo made with compact sony w5, without accessory lens, plus two external flash (YS-110 and YS-120).

by Edson Acioli
Leaving the hatch.

by Edson Acioli
Atlantic spadefish in Recife, Pernambuco.

by Edson Acioli
Dasyatis americana

by Edson Acioli
Diver and the wreck. Nikon D90, Tokina 10-17mm Lens and two YS-120 strobes.

by Edson Acioli
Shipwreck Mercurius, in Brasil.
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