Pepper Park on North A1A Ft. Pierce, FL
Fort Pierce, FL 34949
The Urca de Lima Underwater Archaeological Preserve, at the site of one of the fabled Spanish plate flota (fleet) wrecks that sank during a hurricane in 1715 off present-day Fort Pierce, was opened to the public in September 1987. It was Florida’s first Underwater Archaeological Preserve. To locate or dive the wreck, visit the web site or call the number above.