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It was a little difficult of a dive because the current was very strong. However, we got to swim... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2015
Kelly M
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Gardiner, New York
Great Wreck

when in the Keys, as a diver, you should dive the Duane. Of course the same wreck is a different... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2015
RDavisDiver
,
Honolulu, Hawaii
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The 329-foot Coast Guard cutter Duane was sunk in 1987 to create an "artificial reef," which was specially prepared for advanced divers with clear, open hatchways and open rooms to explore.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Key Largo, FL
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Reviewed 6 October 2015

It was a little difficult of a dive because the current was very strong. However, we got to swim through parts of the boat and it was beautiful.

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 30 August 2015

when in the Keys, as a diver, you should dive the Duane. Of course the same wreck is a different dive depending on the dive shop, so do your homework.

Thank RDavisDiver
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Great wreck, one of my favorites, i am a retired scuba instructor and this is a fave among dive pros. Lots of places to enter the wreck, lots of profile and sea life. Current can be strong.

Thank Oceanpro40
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Great wreck with lots to see. Had a RIPPING current the day that we were there so had to GI Joe around the deck a bit , but hey, it's diving.....

1  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 27 July 2015

I really loved this site. So glad we booked it. I had read online it was the place to go so I booked it, but then my buddy was telling me all the wrecks she had done in Florida pretty much sucked, so we were...More

Thank ivegotnews
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

We did couple dives in here week ago and it was really incredible experience ;-) What I loved the most ..was swimming with the huge sea turtle :-)

Thank Marketa R
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Had a very nice dive on this ship. Sea was like glass. Saw a big grouper just as we hit the deck and then it slowly swam off. Had a guide so it was a typical dive.

Thank Gluehuffer
Reviewed 5 June 2015

The Duane is a great dive - well worth looking into the history of this ship. There can be some current, but it is manageable and you will be completely comfortable if you're with a good operation. I went with Silent World Divers and loved...More

1  Thank waltea2015
Reviewed 1 June 2015

This wreck is a great dive! Lot's of sea life, including a huge grouper, a coupe of large nurse sharks and lots of smaller fish. This wreck is in about 120 feet of water.

1  Thank Bill-from-Dallas
Reviewed 24 May 2015

This is a great dive. The ship is upright and sits at roughly 100 ft. There was no current while we were there, though I'm told it can occasionally get fairly strong. Fish life was great - there was a large 8 ft. nurse shark...More

1  Thank DarkRoads
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