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The Strength served as a minesweeper in the Pacific during World War II and after being used to train Navy divers, she was deployed as an artificial reef in 1987. Strength is a popular dive spot less than six miles from the St. Andrews Jetties.

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Winterpeg - 9 days 23 hours ago.
I went scuba diving here on 2/20/2017. Average viz: 16-20ft/5-6m. Water temp: 61-65°F/16-18°C.
Like2Dive - 17 days 9 hours ago.
I went scuba diving here on 9/3/2017. Average viz: 31-35ft/9-11m.
Spearfishing
BillParker - 8/06/2017 7:09 PM
I went scuba diving here on 8/5/2017.
Plenty of fish.
Like2Dive - 6/25/2017 11:02 PM
I went scuba diving here on 6/25/2017. Average viz: 16-20ft/5-6m.
Like2Dive - 6/11/2017 3:34 PM
I went scuba diving here on 6/10/2017. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 76-80°F/24-27°C.
flyingDiver75 - 11/07/2016 5:39 PM
I went scuba diving here on 11/6/2016. Average viz: 71-80ft/22-24m. Water temp: 76-80°F/24-27°C.
Great wreck that’s been down long enough to have lots of life. Big goliath grouper played hide-n-seek with us at the stern. Mantis shrimp out in the sand beside the wreck.
Kornwallace04 - 1/03/2016 2:00 AM
I went scuba diving here on 5/13/2015. Average viz: 36-40ft/11-12m. Water temp: 76-80°F/24-27°C.
Comfortable conditions, saw stone fish, multiple other fish. First dive at wreck site. First boat dive.
cathy_mcwilliams - 12/04/2015 4:04 PM
I went scuba diving here on 11/28/2015. Average viz: 31-35ft/9-11m. Water temp: 61-65°F/16-18°C.
RockRat2008 - 10/18/2015 10:53 AM
I went scuba diving here on 9/6/2015. Average viz: 16-20ft/5-6m. Water temp: 76-80°F/24-27°C.
mapiatko - 9/09/2015 9:45 AM
I went scuba diving here on 9/6/2015. Average viz: 31-35ft/9-11m. Water temp: 71-75°F/22-24°C.
mapiatko - 9/09/2015 9:40 AM
I went scuba diving here on 9/5/2015. Average viz: 31-35ft/9-11m. Water temp: 76-80°F/24-27°C.
GrandmaEarth - 6/12/2015 11:09 AM
I went scuba diving here on 7/18/2014. Average viz: 26-30ft/8-9m. Water temp: 71-75°F/22-24°C.
8. 7/18/14 Boat dive – Panama City Diving – Hathaway Bridge Span 1 – 69’ 21 minutes – Dove with Scott Stuart. Saw 2 Goliath Groupers 400lbs+, Barracuda, missing BCD gasket. BCD would not inflate. 74 degrees, no surf, small waves, sand bottom.
9. 7/18/14 USS Strength – Boat dive with Panama City Diving – 64’ 25 minutes – dove with Scott Stuart – saw Goliath Grouper, wore shorty wet suit with 16lbs of weight. Only need to wear 12lbs with shorty. 74 degrees.
btw2459 - 3/08/2014 4:05 PM
Rating Added: 5
Great dive
JEG78 - 1/14/2014 1:25 PM
Rating Added: 4
This is a good size vessel to lap with a lot of holes for good size fish to hide in.
tonymag - 3/12/2013 12:18 PM
Rating Added: 4
Great dive. Lots to see. When we dove her, she was covered in jellyfish. Made for quite a challenge ducking and dodging them all, but still had a blast.
REEFNUT70 - 7/18/2008 11:04 AM
I’ve had the pleasure of diving this site several times. Everytime we dove it we were the only boat out there on it. We hooked up and went right down the line. Depending upon season, weather, etc depends on the visibility. I’ve been there when it’s clear to the bottom and others 15’. 

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