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bobbywm
Captain Paul - GPS Info in Louisiana
Marlin Rig
Need some help in finding a latitude and longitude for what they call the Marlin Rig in the gulf, any help would be great, thanks.....

~ Captain Paul's response to: ~Bobbywm

MARLIN
I have a location for the A-Marlin, AMOCO-VK-915-1 in about 3200 feet of water, in block is in block 915 of the Viosca Knoll and is about 4.5 miles at a bearing of 146° Mag. from Neptune, and is at or about 29° 06.481’ N. Lat. ~ 87° 56.590’ W. Long .about 63.2nm from South Pass in Block 915 of the Viosca Knoll Leased Blocks. It is in about 590 fathoms of water.

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I have also included several other platforms near the Marlin platform around the Viosca Knoll leased block area.

RAM-POWELL
Shell/Amoco/Exxon-VK-956A is in about 3200 feet of water in Leased block number 965 of Viosca Knoll (VK). It is at or about 29° 03.640’ N. latitude and 88° 05.505’ W. long. It is about 62.2 miles at a bearing of 085* magnetic, (southeast) from the U.S.C.G., ATON red “2” buoy bell located at the southeastern end of the South Pass channel of the Mississippi River. It is also about 10.5 miles at a bearing of 248* mag. from Marlin.

PETRONIUS (CT)
Texaco –VK-786A-A, is located in Viosca Knoll block 786 in about 1700 feet of water. It is the northern most of these listed rigs. It is about 73 miles from Orange Beach, AL at a bearing of 192* magnetic. It is at or about 29°13.758’ N. Lat. ~ 87° 46.838’ W. Long. ~

NEPTUNE
ORYX-VK-826a in about 1900 feet of water, in block 826 of the Viosca Knoll, and is about 13 miles from Petronius, at a bearing of 252° magnetic and is at or about 29° 09.837’ N. Lat. ~ 87* 59.204’ W. Long. ~

Unless otherwise stated, all positions are stated as DDD,MM.MMM and were determined by using WGS 84 Datum.

~ Captain Paul ~
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