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BENWOOD

The Benwood was built in England in 1910 and sunk in 1942 when it collided with another ship. She lies between French Reef and Dixie Shoals on a bottom of low profile reef and sand in depths ranging from 25 to 45 feet. QUICK FACTS: Type: Wreck Min. Depth: 20ft. / 6m Max. Depth: 45 ft. / 14m…

CHRIST STATUE

Christ Statue is a 8 1/2 foot, 4,000 pound bronze sculpture of Jesus Christ that stands in 25 feet of water off of Key Largo, Florida. It is located near Dry Rocks, about six miles east-northeast of the Key Largo Cut, in the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. This reef is a very shallow dome…

FRENCH REEF

French Reef is one of the most spectacular reef areas in the Florida Keys. There are dozens of ledges, tunnels, and caves to explore; most large enough to swim through. Bring your flash light and dive lights to check for fish inside the arches. French Reef is known for its many caves and arches, easily…

MOLASSES REEF

QUICK FACTS: Type: Wreck Min. Depth: 30ft. / 10m Max. Depth: 50 ft. / 15m Skill Level: Open Water Diver Location: (See Map Below)

SPANISH ANCHOR ON MOLASSES REEF

One of our favorite dives on Key Largo is Spanish Anchor on Molasses Reef. Due to ts proximity to the Gulf Stream, this reef has some of the best visibility in the area. The coral-encusted anchor measuring 10 feet in length lies in one of the most pristine sections of Molasses Reef, and in addition to passing pelagics, divers will…

USCGC DUANE

The US Coast Guard ‘Duane’ was a Treasury-class cutter with a length of 327 feet. It has been submerged since 1987. The Duane is generally considered one of the advanced Florida Keys diving sites, its maximum depth is around 120 feet. The Duane was well prepared to be an artificial reef with doors and big openings…

USS SPIEGEL GROVE

The USS Spiegel Grove served as a Navy supply ship in Operation Desert Storm in the Persian Gulf. At 510 feet in length, she is among the largest military ships ever scuttled to create an artificial reef. Hours before her scheduled sinking, the Spiegel Grove unexpectedly sank and rolled over onto her starboard side. In…

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