Cayman Islands Creates New Artificial Reef with Sinking of the ex-USS Kittiwake

The Cayman Islands’ newest artificial reef – the ex-USS Kittiwake – now rests 64ft. below the surface of Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile Beach. The sinking of the ship was an 8 year project and was sponsored in part by the Guy Harvey Research Institute.

The wreck is now open for business – and the diving is great! The ship sits perfectly upright and has already attracted a great deal of marine life. You can check out pics and videos at the links below, but the best way to appreciate this great new artificial reef is to come to Grand Cayman and see it in person!

Photos of the Sinking of the ex-USS Kittiwake

Photos of the Harvey Family’s First Dive on the ex-USS Kittiwake

Video of the ex-USS Kittiwake Immediately Before & After Sinking

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