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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  • Looks of interesting things to see on the wreck. A great deep dive, just be ready for the current you are likely to experience. Just note that after hurricane Irma in September 2017, lots of the key.....  more »
  • This wreck is a great way to hone your skills. She is never without challenges. It always reminds me to rely on the basics. This site also reminds me a great crew makes all the difference. The top...  more »
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