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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  • We had a great time on the Vandenberg diving. The ship is well worth viewing on dives. If you dive, this is a great dive.  more »
  • One of my favorite and most memorable dives since I was certified. Went down the midship line and worked into the current to the bow. No ship penetration (not prepared and buddy wasn't trained) but...  more »
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