USS MULIPHEN AKA-61

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(underwater images courtesy of SeaWolf Productions)

The USS Muliphen (AKA-61) was a 459 foot Andromeda Class amphibious assault ship. Built in 1944 the vessel participated in several Pacific island assaults, including the Philippines campaign, Okinawa and Iwo Jima. Slated for use as an artificial reef she was sunk off Ft. Pierce, FL in 1989. This huge wreck rests upright in 190 fsw, with her masts reaching to 90 fsw.


(l) After deckhouse and AA gun tubs; (r) After hold twain decks.


(l) Radio mast; (r) Cargo deck ladder.


(l) Rudder.; (r) View of screw shaft tunnel.

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