Divers Mark Artificial Reef Spiegel Grove 15 Year Anniversary

Divers installed a bronze plaque last week identifying the final 250 of 1,000 contributors to a project that sank the former U.S. Navy ship Spiegel Grove 15 years ago as an artificial reef in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. On May 17, 2002, as the 510-foot-long former landing ship dock was undergoing final preparations […]
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Spiegel Grove is Not a Beginners’ Dive – Key Largo

We were headed out for a “double dip,” two successive dives, on the purposely sunk wreck of the USS Spiegel Grove, which is considered the backbone of the artificial reef system in the Keys. It lies in 130-feet of water near Dixie Shoals off Key Largo. Dives depths range from 60 to 130 feet with […]
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