The Tottori Maru was ultimately sunk by the USS Hammerhead while attempting a supply mission. But as I swim around the wreckage, her more infamous history attacks my senses, sending shivers through me. I recount in my mind’s eye the horrific events witnessed by the twisted eroding metal. My torchlight briefly touches a ladder reaching deep into the dark holds and encouraging further my imagination. Finally, my buddy flashing a signal brings me back, the dive time turns us. We head for the assent line. A vast unexplored shipwreck deserves days, not minutes of bottom time. Yet, so much is left unexplored.
Take a couple of quiet days during low season, flat calm seas in the Gulf of Thailand and a bunch of techies. It’s all we need for a quick dash to the Torpedo wreck. This is one of the easier to reach technical wreck dives from our Koh Tao base. With ropes off scheduled for […]
Davy Jones Locker have a couple of exciting diving expeditions in the pipeline! Why not join us for the adventure of a lifetime! Diving Expedition 1 Moyo Island, Komodo, Indonesia – Dive Camp and Expedition Interested in discovering a new part of Indonesia’s famous underwater world? Diving where no one has dived before? This November […]
The Sattakut was laid down at Commercial Ironworks in Portland Oregon. She was launched on February 27th, 1944 and commissioned into the US Navy as a Landing Craft Infantry (L)arge. She saw acion during the following campaigns: Western Caroline Operations- Capture and occupation of Southern Pulau Island from the 6th of September to the 14th […]
Cave Diving Thailand The DJL technical team has just returned from a 10 day expedition cave diving trip. They completed side mount and cave level 4 courses at Song Hong and Sri Kiew caves in Krabi province, Thailand. During the trip the team dived to 55 meters in Song Hong and 75 meters deep in […]