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Address: Cayman Brac
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A 330-foot Russian frigate that was sunk in September 1996.

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This was a good dive site. The boat is stainless steel so there isn't much growth yet on the hull. You can penetrate the wreck in several locations. The turrets and large guns are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
WorldTrvlr13
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Roseburg, Oregon
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Roseburg, Oregon
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174 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a good dive site. The boat is stainless steel so there isn't much growth yet on the hull. You can penetrate the wreck in several locations. The turrets and large guns are still present. There is lots of life to look at.

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Thank WorldTrvlr13
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one dive that stood out from the rest. This wreck is in moderate depth, decent visibility and it is huge (like 300+). It has a couple of enclosed deck guns which are great for selfies, and we visited a Goliath grouper, barracuda, box fish, and many others. After being sunk intentionally about 20 years ago, the wreck was... More 

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Thank Colin S
Virginia
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Excellent dive with with the bottom about 85 feet and the radar tower above 30 feet. Dove this wreck with the awesome dive masters from Reef Divers.

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Thank Matthew S
Alameda, California
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

After having studied the Soviet Navy, a dive on a real Russian Frigate was quite a treat! Most of the ship was there, with much life on it. I thought the swim-throughs looked a little tight for no wetsuit, but to explore the outside of this wreck made for a great dive. As always, the dive team Tom and BJ... More 

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Thank Brian A
Fort Myers, Florida
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We dove this wreck while visiting Cayman Brac Beach resort. Clear, warm water with no current and plenty of reef sharks!

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Thank Thunderball5
Kansas City
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381 reviews
157 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

This is a popular dive destination and justifiably so. It is easy to dive the entire wreck and there are places where you can safely penetrate the ship. Our dive master from Reef Divers made a great guide. The reefs are worth a look, too.

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Thank pvnipper
Auburn, Alabama
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37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

We had to do this as a shore dive due to tropical storm Earl, its a very long swim out to the wreck, but its worth the effort, you can park at a small park and swim out to the wreck, a boat dive is much easier. Great shallow water diver, not below 100 ft.

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Thank WadeL1825
Dallas
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We had great visibility for this dive which only made the experience better. This is a very enjoyable wreck dive. Did the dive with the Scuba Shack and they gave a great briefing which made the dive even more enjoyable.

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Thank mmcklc
Bloomington, Indiana
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

bring a camera you will want to remember this one it was a grand time had by all I would give it a 10 and do it again

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Dallas, Texas
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29 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

If you like diving wrecks, and I do, the Tibbets should be on your list of wrecks to dive. I would suggest you dive with Scuba Shack as they are very knowledgeable of this site.

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