The Spiegel Grove Sinking

15th Anniversary Celebration

March 30 - September 4, 2017

Diving the “Spiegel”

Depth Range: 60-134 feet

Experience Level: Advanced to Expert

Sunk June 10, 2002

This world-famous artificial reef was until recently the biggest wreck in the world sunk especially for divers. The wreck is now upright. Most of the openings have been widened and secured with lines, so that advanced divers can easily do a variety of exciting swim-throughs with daylight. For "pros", the wreck offers lots of additional possibilities.

The USS Spiegel Grove is the flag ship of all wreck dives in the Florida Keys. The USS Spiegel Grove was originally a Landing Ship Dock (LSD 32). It was sunk of the coast of Key Largo in 2002 to create an artificial reef. The ship measures 510 feet in length and 84 feet across at its widest point. The ship now lies at 134 feet at its deepest point, its highest point being around 60 feet.

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Join us on the anniversary dives on the Spiegel Grove shipwreck (May 18), the unveiling of the Spiegel Grove exhibition at the History of Diving Museum (March 30), the evening reception at the Key Largo Chamber of Commerce (May 18) and much more!

Come celebrate the 15th anniversary of the sinking of the Spiegel Grove with us here in Key Largo!

Key Largo - Dive Capital of the World

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