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 Mercedes I

USA, Florida, Fort Lauderdale

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 26° 9.376' N
Longitude: 80° 4.514' W

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English (Translate this text in English): Located just offshore of Fort Lauderdale.

English (Translate this text in English): Located just offshore of Fort Lauderdale.

Located just offshore of Fort Lauderdale.

English (Translate this text in English): Located just offshore of Fort Lauderdale.

English (Translate this text in English): Located just offshore of Fort Lauderdale.

English (Translate this text in English): Located just offshore of Fort Lauderdale.

English (Translate this text in English): Located just offshore of Fort Lauderdale.

English (Translate this text in English): Located just offshore of Fort Lauderdale.

English (Translate this text in English): Located just offshore of Fort Lauderdale.

How? By boat

Distance Good boat time (< 30min)

Easy to find? Hard to find

 Dive site Characteristics

Alternative name Jacob Rusch

Average depth 22.9 m / 75.1 ft

Max depth 29.6 m / 97.1 ft

Current Low ( < 1 knot)

Visibility Good ( 10 - 30 m)

Quality

Dive site quality Great

Experience CMAS ** / AOW

Bio interest Interesting

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Dive type

- Wreck

Dive site activities

- Marine biology
- Dive training
- Photography

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 Additional Information

English (Translate this text in English): She was originally built in 1951 and called the Jacob Rusch. This 198-foot freighter was sunk as an artificial reef site off Fort Lauderdale on March 30, 1985.

The Mercedes is the most famous wrecks off the east coast of Florida.

English (Translate this text in English): She was originally built in 1951 and called the Jacob Rusch. This 198-foot freighter was sunk as an artificial reef site off Fort Lauderdale on March 30, 1985.

The Mercedes is the most famous wrecks off the east coast of Florida.

She was originally built in 1951 and called the Jacob Rusch. This 198-foot freighter was sunk as an artificial reef site off Fort Lauderdale on March 30, 1985.

The Mercedes is the most famous wrecks off the east coast of Florida.

English (Translate this text in English): She was originally built in 1951 and called the Jacob Rusch. This 198-foot freighter was sunk as an artificial reef site off Fort Lauderdale on March 30, 1985.

The Mercedes is the most famous wrecks off the east coast of Florida.

English (Translate this text in English): She was originally built in 1951 and called the Jacob Rusch. This 198-foot freighter was sunk as an artificial reef site off Fort Lauderdale on March 30, 1985.

The Mercedes is the most famous wrecks off the east coast of Florida.

English (Translate this text in English): She was originally built in 1951 and called the Jacob Rusch. This 198-foot freighter was sunk as an artificial reef site off Fort Lauderdale on March 30, 1985.

The Mercedes is the most famous wrecks off the east coast of Florida.

English (Translate this text in English): She was originally built in 1951 and called the Jacob Rusch. This 198-foot freighter was sunk as an artificial reef site off Fort Lauderdale on March 30, 1985.

The Mercedes is the most famous wrecks off the east coast of Florida.

English (Translate this text in English): She was originally built in 1951 and called the Jacob Rusch. This 198-foot freighter was sunk as an artificial reef site off Fort Lauderdale on March 30, 1985.

The Mercedes is the most famous wrecks off the east coast of Florida.

English (Translate this text in English): She was originally built in 1951 and called the Jacob Rusch. This 198-foot freighter was sunk as an artificial reef site off Fort Lauderdale on March 30, 1985.

The Mercedes is the most famous wrecks off the east coast of Florida.

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Mercedes I
United States of America

Mercedes I
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Mercedes I
United States of America

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Mercedes I
By ElTorres
Jan 29, 2010
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Mercedes I
By ElTorres
Jul 24, 2009
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Mercedes I
By lea
Jan 6, 2007
Mercedes I - Nice divewith Mike and Steeve.
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Trip: Cancun - Fort Lauderdale
By ElTorres
From Jan 21, 2010 to Jan 30, 2010

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Trip: Fort lauderlade
By ElTorres
From Jul 20, 2009 to Jul 25, 2009

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