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“Awesome Dive!”
Review of USCG Duane

Ranked #20 of 71 things to do in Key Largo
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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.
Reviewed 27 June 2014

Great dive site. It is a deep dive, about 120 feet. Has nice swim through opportunities and love that it is sitting upright compared to the Bibb which is on it's side.

You will not regret diving this wreck.

1  Thank Fernando G
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

Sitting next to sister ship Bibb (Duane sits upright and Bibb rests on its side) these are two great AOW dives. Duane has some great penetration diving too. Artificial reef that was prepped for diving prior to being sunk.

Thank David H
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

Beautiful wreck, saw a huge Goliath Grouper. We had a great day out there -- current was there but diveable and even at over 100' we had time to do some serious diving.

Thank Charles C
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

What an amazing shipwreck to dive on!!! There is so many openings you can dive throe entire upper section, even for those who do not like penetrate it is a pure joy. Watch for currents, they are pretty strong. Marine life is exceptional, I had seen 300 lbs Goliath Grouper, many Barracudas.

Thank Tomek B
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Have been diving the Duane for 19 yrs and though it has gone through many changes it is still the best dive in the Fl Keys. Try to get the center buoy attached to the smoke stack. It allows you to go to bow or stern depending on the current as well as a multi level dive to end on. Awesome coral and fish. Night dives are beautiful as well!

Thank crissycraft1
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