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Thomas Hayward (Liberty Ship) is a fresh water dive site, located in Destin, FL. This dive site has an average rating of 3.81 out of 5 from 16 scuba divers.

The wreck of the Thomas Hayward now rests in 90 feet of water rising 25 feet off the bottom. This site has become one of the most popular wreck dives in the Destin area.

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lougump67 - 12 days 16 hours ago.
Dove here on 11/21/2021 with ScubaTech of Destin. We saw two large stingrays, barracuda, a large school of amberjack, and several mangrove snappers. Some of the people on our dive boat saw a goliath grouper and one person caught a lobster. Due to the size of the wreck, we didn’t see the entire ship. Diving the Thomas Heyward Liberty Ship
Reid_in_FWB - 4/23/2017 6:06 PM
Rating Added: 3
Open hull and few bulkheads remaining.
Skeptic14 - 11/08/2016 8:56 AM
I went scuba diving here on 11/3/2016. Average viz: 41-50ft/12-15m. Water temp: 76-80°F/24-27°C.
Big goliath hangs out about mid wreck, loggerhead, and usual fish of course. Both dives I’ve done here there has been a dusky/sandbar cruise by along outside of the wreck a few times.
flyingDiver75 - 11/07/2016 5:35 PM
Rating Added: 3
Wreck structure provides plenty of habitat for critters large and small
Bighouse72 - 7/11/2016 2:23 PM
I dove off the Sea Cobra with ScubaTech NWFL. Great crew treated us great. On the wreck we were treated with about 60ft vis and temps in the low 70s. TONS of fish and one very large Goliath Grouper. Ship is just a skeleton now of what it used to be with just the hull standing.
Diver237 - 10/06/2015 3:04 AM
I went scuba diving here on 10/25/2008. Average viz: 21-25ft/6-8m. Water temp: 71-75°F/22-24°C.
Bull Shark
ImagesbyWard - 8/06/2014 8:28 AM
I went scuba diving here on 7/31/2014. Average viz: 51-60ft/16-18m. Water temp: 71-75°F/22-24°C.
ImagesbyWard - 3/26/2014 3:34 PM
Rating Added: 3
Lots of Eagle Rays and fish. Barracuda stayed over my shoulder.
ImagesbyWard - 3/26/2014 2:51 PM
I went scuba diving here on 9/15/2013. Average viz: 71-80ft/22-24m. Water temp: 81-85°F/27-29°C.