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“Amazing Dive” 5 of 5 stars
Review of USCG Duane

USCG Duane
Key Largo, FL
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Ranked #6 of 58 things to do in Key Largo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Scuba diving
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Owner description: 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.
Stanley, Falkland Islands
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“Amazing Dive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Apparantly we dropped lucky with the Duanne, we were told there was always a current, sometimes quite strong. We dived twice with no current on different days. Brilliant dive, loads of life and the wreck looks amazing. Needed more than 2 dives to fully explore though.

Visited October 2012
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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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“Diving the Duane”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Great wreck! Lots to see and shoot on superstructure from 85-105 ft. You can go deeper if you want but it's not necessary. Current was pretty strong on the line.

Visited October 2012
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France
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“cool dive - inside and out!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

went with Scuba-do, no problem. small dive club, the boat was parked by oceans dive, a bigger club that also lookd pretty cool.

Visited September 2012
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“Do not miss this dive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012 via mobile

This is one dive you do not want to miss. Amazing dive at this site mid September 2012..saw so much life including a nurse shark, reef shark, and 2 bull sharks plus turtles and more. My only regret is the depth...wanted more time. But that just means I WILL be back.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Awesome Dive with Great Visibility”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

I heard so much about this dive, and the current that I was pretty freaked out before heading down. While the current was an interesting aspect of the dive, it was handled by not terribly demanding fin strokes. Most importantly the visibility was quite good the day we went. We saw one of those really jumbo sized turtles, an ocotopus, and of course a school of barracuda. The boat itself was fun to traverse, and in the end it was a really cool dive.

Visited September 2012
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