This 330-foot freighter and former tank landing ship was first sunk by a tropical storm in 1984, then six months later towed to her current resting place west of Saba Island. The ship sits upright in 90 feet, with the pilothouse starting at 30 feet. Scuba Diving the US Virgin Islands. Background – Situated 40 miles (60 kilometers) east of Puerto Rico and just west of the British Virgin Islands are the US Virgin Islands of St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. James and many small islands. Sold by Denmark to the US in 1916, this US territory has a population over 105,000 on 134 square miles (346 kilometers) of land.Author: Joe.
The best scuba diving in the British Virgin Islands includes wrecks and reefs, but there's plenty more to do on land. Aug 12, 2019 · The fact that St. Croix has some of the best scuba diving in the Caribbean was just lagniappe for us. Along with an award winning dive and retail staff our St Croix dive shop hosts divers from all over to the world class diving found under the U.S. flag, right here on St. Croix in the U. S. Virgin Islands.