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May 18, 2009 DiverWire Staff 0

OFFICIALS TARGET DATE TO SINK VANDENBERG OFF KEY WEST

KEY WEST, Florida Keys – Project organizers, coordinating the transformation of a retired missile-tracking ship into an artificial reef off Key West, said Friday they hope to sink the Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg May 27. “Our sink window opens Wednesday, May 27, and that’s the date we’re currently targeting,” said…

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May 4, 2009 DiverWire Staff 0

USS Vandenberg

 KEY WEST, Florida Keys – Following an 1,100-mile voyage from Norfolk, Va., and more than a decade of planning and acquiring funding, the Florida Keys newest artificial reef, the ex-military missile tracking ship Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg is undergoing final preparations to become the latest artificial reef in the Florida…

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