Puerto Morelos Shipwreck

The C-56 JUAN ESCUTIA, a 150 feet long war ship, purchased by the Mexican Navy from the US NAVY after WWII. The C-56 was sunk near Puerto Morelos in 1996 as part of an artificial reef program. The C-56 is considered one of the best wreck dives in Mexico, with the decks all fully penetrable.

Here is information on the history of the ship.


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