Site 4 is another excellent site with shipwrecks and culverts. Site 4 is approximately 16.7 nm from the Bell Buoy at a bearing of 028°. The site is approximately 14 nm offshore at a depth of 70-80 ft.
1989 - Site 4 Center Culverts (V04-89C3)
DD MM.MMM: 29°19.260', -080°44.660'
DD.DDDDDD: 29.321000°, -080.744333°
Site 4 is one of the first four sites permitted by the Corps of Engineers in 1979. It is 17 nm northeast of the inlet and known as "Rainbow Reef" by older fishermen. In August 2012, the Volusia County Council passed a resolution naming Site 4 "John Lane Reef" in honor of John's more than 30 years of work in the development of the artificial reefs of Volusia County. The first culverts were deposited near the center of the site in 1989.
1992 - Site 4 SE culverts/small barge (V04-92SE31)
DD MM.MMM: 29°19.170', -080°44.540'
DD.DDDDDD: 29.319500°, -080.742333°
Additional deposits to the site were made in 1992 in the southeast part of the site. The depth is approximately 75 ft. Large masses of telesto and other soft corals are growing on the culverts. The soft corals and a variety of fish make Site 4 an excellent underwater photography and fishing site. Site 4 is often one of the first sites to clear after upwelling of cold, dirty water or after major storms.
1994 - Site 4 Ship Maxine D (V04-94NW1)
DD MM.MMM: 29°19.400', -080°44.840'
DD.DDDDDD: 29.323333°, -080.747333°
The Maxine D is a 165 ft. steel ship. She was placed on the site in 1994 and remains upright and intact. She lies in a general north-south direction.
2004 - Site 4 Ship Antilles Star (V04-04WSW1)
DD MM.MMM: 29°19.198', -080°44.770'
DD.DDDDDD: 29.319967°, -080.746167°
The 165 ft. Antilles Star was placed on Site 4 south of the Maxine D on June 29, 2004. On sinking, she was lying on her side; since the hurricanes in 2004, she is now almost upright.
2011 - Site 4 NNE Culverts (V04-11NE3)
DD MM.MMM: 29°19.500, -080°44.476'
DD.DDDDDD: 29.325000°, -080.741267°
On June 10, 2011, a barge load of large clean concrete culverts was placed in the north-northeast area of the site. The height of the deposit is approx. 10 ft.
2011 - Site 4 NNW Culverts (V04-11NNW3)
DD MM.MMM: 29°19.568', -080°44.976'
DD.DDDDDD: 29.326133°, -080.749600°
On June 13, 2011, a barge load of large clean concrete culverts was placed in the north-northwest area of the site. The height of the deposit is approx. 10 ft.
2011 - Site 4 SW Culverts (V04-11SW3)
DD MM.MMM: 29°19.019', -080°44.959'
DD.DDDDDD: 29.316983°, -080.749317°
On July 7, 2011, a barge load of large clean concrete culverts was placed in the southwest area of the site. The height of the deposit is approx. 9 ft.
2012 - Site 4 S Deposit (V04-12S3)
DD MM.MMM: 29°19.023', -080°44.658'
DD.DDDDDD: 29.317050°, -080.744300°
On August 3, 2012, a barge load of clean concrete culverts and seawall material from Rose Bay was placed in the southern part of the site. The deposit was made from both sides of the 80 ft. barge. The height of the deposit is approx 10 ft. and the length is 80 ft. The depth is approx 80 ft.
2013 - Site 4 E Deposit (V04-13E3)
DD MM.MMM: 29°19.286', -080°44.354'
DD.DDDDDD: 29.321433°, -080.739233°
On July 8, 2013, a barge load of clean concrete culverts and seawall material was placed in the eastern part of the site. The height of the deposit is approx. 10 ft. The depth is approx. 80 ft.
2013 - Site 4 W Deposit (V04-13W3)
DD MM.MMM: 29°19.268', -080°44.990'
DD.DDDDDD: 29.321133°, -080.749833°
On July 15, 2013, a barge load of clean concrete culverts was placed in the western part of the site. The height of the deposit is approx. 10 ft. The depth is approx. 80 ft.
2014 - Site 4 N Deposit (V04-14N3)
DD MM.MMM: 29°19.526', -080°44.694'
DD.DDDDDD: 29.325433°, -080.744900°
On September 16, 2014 a barge load of clean concrete culverts was placed in the northern part of the site. The height of the deposit is approx. 9 ft. The depth is approx. 76 ft.