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Divers can explore the large remnants of a 35-foot oil tanker that was...

Divers can explore the large remnants of a 35-foot oil tanker that was torpedoed during World War II by a German submarine.

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Nice shallow wreck dive

I dove twice on this wreck site. It's a very easy and shallow dive, excellent for beginners, but still very nice for more experienced divers.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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Veldhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

We have gone to Aruba annually for the past 27 years. The island is the safest, friendliest Paradise to visit. The people are the most honest and highly educated in all the Caribbean.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

One of many wreck dives we did with Mermaid Dive Center. This is an easy shallow dive. Not as interesting as some of the other wrecks but okay for a second dive after one of the deep dives.

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Thank Tennessee50plus
Veldhoven, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I dove twice on this wreck site. It's a very easy and shallow dive, excellent for beginners, but still very nice for more experienced divers.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We dove this on our discover Scuba trip and then again as one of our final checkout dives to get certified OW. There are better sites to see in my opinion and we haven't been back to this spot since being certified.

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Canton, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We were a little too spoiled as divers to love this dive site. We did enjoy Unique Water Sports that took us out. We had the 30 foot boat to ourselves and got to enjoy a private dive. The dive master Bart really made the dive. He knew where we could find all the little creatures to keep the dive... More 

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Buckhannon, West Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

Good tune up dive to refresh your skills after a while away from diving. Normally several divers on this dive. We followed a Dive Master over the wreckage. It's not really recognizable as anything other than pieces of a ship. A fair amount of different fish. We didn't use wetsuits so at the end of the dive we were getting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We dove this wreck with Red Sail Sports. 25 feet down, and the wreck is split into about four/five pieces. Bottom temp was about 70 degrees, and visibility was about ten-fifteen feet, with minor current. We spent about 40 minutes, which was just enough time. I'd recommend this dive for any level diver.

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Leander, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Wreck is spread out into 4 or five areas so you need an experienced dive leader from Fly and Dive to take you there. So much diversity on the wreck, very easy dive for beginners and great dive for seasoned underwater photo hounds, so much so see and photograph. They say it is a great night dive but I have... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

There are many wrecks to dive in Aruba. This was ok and had some interesting sea life but was limited. There are only 3 pieces remaining of the wreck since the bow and stern were salvaged.

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is a great dive, particularly if you are a beginner. Lots of color, and sea life at a shallow depth. Because of the spread out nature of the barges, there's plenty to see, and each barge presents a whole new area to explore

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