Spiegel Grove near Key West, FL
It is a superb place for divers and is considered the biggest ship sunk on purpose. Just imagine the fish that swim through the man made reef. If you are lucky you might even capture a barracuda swim by. It is rated as a five star dive. A fantastic excursion for brave divers. Many who dive the site return for more. The size of the boat is massive, leaving plenty of places to explore from the bow to the stern. A great dive for experienced divers.
The USS Spiegel Grove was first sent out to sea in 1955.It is named for president Rutherford B. Hayes, estate. It was later sunk in 2002 in order to make a man-made reef. It encourages fish because of all the places they have to hide within the ship.
If you are an experienced diver looking for a challenge this is one spot you need to put on your diving bucket list. It is so large that you will need to go down more than one time to truly take in the beauty of this ship. Make it a frequent dive spot and you will impress all your diving buddies.
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