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.
A great time of year for a wreck expedition Every year two periods guarantee flat, calm conditions. This time is when the wind shifts from Lom Yai (big wind ) […]
Technical diving requires mastery of the all the basic diving skills. In fact many of the skills that we work on during technical diver training are actually open water diver […]
The Davy Jones Tech Team of Tim and Dave recently went on a sailing expedition to spend some dive locating and diving wrecks. Tim wrote this article for SEA explorers […]
Day 2 1/10/2011 USS Largarto We arrive at the mark of the USS Largarto, a Balao class submarine, at 0900. The sea state is running 1.3 metres from the north […]