Tag: Artificial Reef

June 10, 2009 Garrett Davis 0

Pensacola Offers Wild Times for SCUBA Divers

USS Oriskany Wreck STILL the World’s Largest Artificial ReefPensacola, Fla. - Plunging into Pensacola’s waters allows divers to explore sites including natural limestone reefs, an underwater archaeological preserve and the world famous the USS Oriskany, a retired aircraft carrier that is the world’s largest artificial reef. Thickly populated with marine…

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May 28, 2009 DiverWire Staff 0

Vandenberg Should Open to Public Diving Saturday

KEY WEST, Florida Keys -- The new Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg artificial reef should open for public diving Saturday morning, project officials said Thursday. The installation of mooring buoys was completed Thursday afternoon, according to Kent Edwards of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. However, efforts are needed to secure…

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