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USS Saratoga

USS Saratoga (CV-3) was an aircraft carrier built for the US Navy in the 1920’s. She was surplus to postwar requirements and was assigned to Operation Crossroads in 1946. Operation Crossroads was a test conducted at Bikini Atoll to evaluate the effect of the atomic bomb on ships.

The wreck lies between 18 - 52 meters, and is home to many kinds of corals and fish species. This is a great Technical Wreck dive.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Wreck Dive

Level

  • Advanced

Programs

Entry

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

Maximum Depth

  • m

Visibility

  • m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sharks
Grey Reef Shark
Fishes
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Scorpionfishes
Soldierfish
Bannerfish
Crustaceans
Shrimps
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Grey Reef Shark
Fishes
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Scorpionfishes
Soldierfish
Bannerfish
Crustaceans
Shrimps

RECOMMENDED TRAINING

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Fish Identification

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