Great wreck dive. It is deep so not for the inexperienced diver. Not a lot of penetration (unlike the Spiegel Grove) but all in all, a good dive experience.
I've been diving this wreck for 11 years now and still love it. If you want a really good idea of what it's like and see the Great White shark I filmed on it this year, go to you tube and search "Great white while diving the Duane." I'll also put a link at the bottom, but not sure that... More
Great for photos..... Numerous barracuda and various other fish (watch for lions). Downside was current which could be very strong at times and the short bottom time (Can't help that). Definitely a dive you need to do when in the Key Largo area.
Couldn't believe it ! arrive there and standing on the boat .... you can see the whole ship.. Top of the ship around 90 ft You can go deeper !! 130 to the bottom ! Great Dive will do it again ! Current can be strong at times !!
This is a deep dive, 100', so be sure you have the experience to do it. Wreck has been down long enough to have lots of encrusting coral, often schools of big barracuda, Goliath grouper, once saw a big bull shark on the sand below.
The Duane is not a shallow as the Spiegel Grove at its shallowest, but 40+ minute dives are possible with nitrox. Currents can be strong, but using the ship's structure to block them makes for a nice dive. This is an older wreck and is heavily encrusted in coral, making for very colorful pictures when using a light or strobe.... More
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