Anniversary nears for Oriskany dive site

No plans are in place yet to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the reefing of the USS Oriskany in Pensacola, but there is no question the world’s largest artificial reef site has been a popular location for divers to explore in the last decade.

Official numbers are no longer kept but a study done by the University of West Florida in 2007 noted that thousands of divers explored the site in the first year of its existence.

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Photos courtesy Dive Pensacola Tim Thorsen

Photos courtesy Dive Pensacola Tim Thorsen

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