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Felipe Xicotencatl Shipwreck

Parque Marino de Cozumel, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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LOVE, LOVE LOVE

I never get tired of diving this wreck, also known as the C53. MY Scuba Shop in Texas takes groups... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yvonne M
Nice Entry Level Wreck

The C-53 is a nice entry level wreck in Cozumel. She’s perfect for any new diver ready to get... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dcnwayne
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Willis, Michigan
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“great wreck” (7 reviews)
“engine room” (4 reviews)
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Parque Marino de Cozumel, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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"scuba club cozumel"
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"sharp edges"
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"nice dive"
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"marine life"
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"easy dive"
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"fish"
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"penetration"
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"bow"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I never get tired of diving this wreck, also known as the C53. MY Scuba Shop in Texas takes groups out twice a year to Cozumel. We dive with Paradise Divers out of Hotel Cozumel and Resort. We always request this dive and always LOVE...More

Thank Yvonne M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The C-53 is a nice entry level wreck in Cozumel. She’s perfect for any new diver ready to get inside a wreck. Though I do recommend a Wreck Cert. before this dive, the C-53 offers easy, large ingress & egress points. The lower section is...More

Thank dcnwayne
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The wreck was expertly laid out for divers of almost any skill level to enjoy a quick tour of a former U.S. Navy WWII minesweeper. The wreck is at a depth of about 70 ft. While inside the wreck we saw a very large spiny...More

Thank BruceH20152018
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

This wreck is an easy dive with a depth between 60 to 80 feet. It is easy to penetrate with many openings. Have your picture taken with your face in one of the portholes of the wheel house.

Thank Thom L
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

We added this wreck onto our stay at Scuba Club Cozumel in the afternoon. It was a great wreck. Large cut aways all over the ship. Inside, we encountered a HUGE green moray eel and lots of huge lobster. There was little to no sand...More

Thank Mo1962
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

While I'd expected a dive on just the exterior, which would have been spectacular enough, the wreck is set up well to offer safe passage inside several decks. We also enjoyed the opportunity to swim through large, swirling balls of bait fish. What a remarkable...More

2  Thank phil0859
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

This was an unplanned last minute dive and I was very pleased with this wreck. I wasn't aware it was so good - excellent penetration through out the whole ship. I enjoyed this as much as the Vandenberg / Key West and the Spiegel Grove...More

1  Thank Mike R
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

In Cozumel for a port day January 15, 2017, from the Celebrity Reflection, and booked my diving independent of the ship with Dive with Martin. Although I've dived Cozumel on port stops over a half-dozen times before, this was my first dive on this wreck....More

1  Thank JMTtor
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

ALWAYS a must see on our dive trips... We got to see the Atlantis Submarine there also checking out the wreck. Great Dive

1  Thank sarahc19982017
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

A wreck that made for diving. Very interesting and also suitable for beginner. I did my AOW wreck dive here. Really enjoyed this.

1  Thank Xu Z
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