Robert Edmister

Type of Dive: Anchor Dive

Depth Range: 50-70 ft

Skill Level: Open Water Diver or Equivalent Experience

Location: Fort Lauderdale.

Description: The Edmister is a 95' Coast Guard Cutter. Hurricane Andrew was not kind the cutter leaving it flattened in some sections. The wreckage still attracts lots of fish and is covered in growth. The Jay Scutti wreck lies about 1,000' to the north.

History: Originally commissioned the Cutter Cape Gull in 1953 at the Coast Guard yard in Curtis Bay. The vessel was sold at auction to a Ft. Lauderdale businessman who renamed her Robert Edmister after a friend and associate who had passed away. The newly named Robert Edmister was sunk on December 11, 1989.