Maritime Security

The sinking of the Voici Bernadette

  • 1.  The sinking of the Voici Bernadette

    Posted 06-27-2019 16:16

     

    One June 23, 2019 the Voici Bernadette, a Bolivian flag freighter built in 1965, was sunk to create an artificial reef approximately 11 miles off the coast of Fort Pierce, FL.  The Voice Bernadette had been seized and forfeited to the U.S. Government in June of 2016 for smuggling 2,000 pounds of cocaine worth approximately $35 million. Here is a great video of her sinking