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Vandenberg Wreck, Key West

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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. Use our Key West vacation generator to visit Vandenberg Wreck on your trip to Key West, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This should be the number one thing for people to do in Key West. Absolutely breath taking. Even with a strong current once you get down on the wreck you can really start adventuring. It is easy to pe...  more »
  • One of the great dives to go on when you are in Key West. So Much to see, 2 dives are not enough, Recommend a second trip.  more »
  • One of the best wreck diver I have ever done Well worthwhile- would certainly recommend A bucket list item ticked off  more »