Located in the east of the country 110 kms from San Salvador, Madresal Island, Puerto El Triunfo Usulután. According to studies, it is assumed that the estuary has been formed by means of two partial developments that differ greatly with respect to its hydrographic, morphological and sedimentary character and that the own Bay of Jiquilisco originally comes from one to several arms of the primitive delta of the River Lempa.
The mouth of El Bajón forms the mouth of the estuary of Jiquilisco of 2 km wide. (Gierloff – Emden, 1976) The importance of this site for conservation has been validated by UNESCO as a “Xiriualtique” Biosphere Reserve which means “The Bay of Stars” and has been named RAMSAR wetland.
The wreck is located on a loose sand substrate between 18 and 70 feet; The organisms that are observed on the surface of the ship are Carijoa multiflora and sponges, besides species like the lobster (Panulirus gracilis) and fishes; Including the most prominent Epinephelus itajara, “mero” (goliath grouper goliath) that is in danger of extinction of the IUCN red list and in the national list of threatened and endangered species of the ministry of the environment and Natural resources, where it is prohibited for sale or extraction of their habitat.