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Miami Area Dive Sites
Almirante - Andro - Antennae Reef - Arida - Army Tanks - Belzona Barge - Belzona II - Belzona III - Biscayne - Biscayne Park - Bluefire - C-One - Conception - Deep Freeze - Dema Trader - Doc De Mille - Elliot Key - Emerald Reef - F4 Fighters - Fowey Light - Key Biscayne - Lakeland - Mathew Lawrence/Number Seven - Miss Karline - Neptune Memorial - Ophelia Brian - Orion - Particia - Penrods Tetras - Princess Britany - Proteus - Rio Miami - Rock Pile - Sheri-Lyn - South Biscayne - South Seas - Spirit of Miami - Stability Reefs - Steane D'Auray - Tacoma - Tarpoon - The Pipes - Tortuga - Ultra Freeze - Whistle Buoy - (DERM Artificial Reef Sites - PDF 77k)

The Dive Charter Operator I recommend to dive these wreck sites is: RJ Diving Ventures

Palm BeachFt. LauderdaleMiami-DadeFlorida Keys

Mathew Lawrence

An artificial reef site was established off the coast of Miami Beach, Florida on January 5, 1996 and dedicated to Mathew Lawrence, one of the founders of Aqua Video. Lawrence, well known among video enthusiasts as a pioneer in the development of underwater video housings, died diving the Andrea Doria on July 1, 1992.

A plaque, dedicating the 100-foot former treasure salvage ship to his memory, is attached to the top of the pilot house. Formerly called the Number Seven, the vessel was found shortly after his death in 1992, by Robert Arnove of RJ Diving Ventures, but took over 4 years to acquire, clean and finally sink. A fund-raiser to help pay the $13,000 in costs was held in Mathew's honor and successfully raised over $5,000 towards the final costs.

Robin's Personal Scuba Instruction
P.O. Box 144353
Coral Gables, FL 33114-4353
phone: 305-794-1541
PADI Instructor # 26858 since 1987

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