Vandenberg Wreck, Key West

4.8
#10 of 24 in Parks in Key West
Add Vandenberg Wreck to your bucket list to discover the remnants of a squire-class transport ship 159 m (522 ft) in length. The ship served in the United States Navy during World War II and finally retired in the 1980s. Sunk purposely in 2009, the wreck now represents the second-largest artificial reef of its kind. Visitors can explore this underwater playground by scuba diving, as the deck of the ship sits 28 m (92 ft) below the surface of the water. Colorful schools of fish dart in and out of the rooms and hallways, and well-placed lights aid with visibility. Add Vandenberg Wreck to your Key West travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Key West itinerary planner .
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  • A great wreck to dive -- at approximately 100 feet so if you don't hold advanced certification you'll need a guide. A great beginner wreck that offers some good entry-level swim throughs to give new d...  more »
  • Powerful wreck to dive on. If you are in Key West for diving, take the opportunity to dive on Vandenberg.  more »
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