24.5284, -81.7687

1225 Logged Dives

USS Vandenberg (Wreck)

This is one of the most famous dive sites in Key West. Sunk over 10 years ago this Ex-Military Missile Tracking Ship varies in depth from 70 feet to 100 plus feet and is for advanced and expert divers only.

Corals have started to take root on the structure and many fish call it home like grunts, snapper, barracuda, turtles, angelfish, and occasional reef sharks.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Diving
  • Wreck Dive
  • Artificial Reef

Level

  • Advanced
  • Expert

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 32m

Visibility

  • 15m
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
Blacktip Reef Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Turtles
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Blacktip Reef Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Turtles
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish

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