The Lucky Shot, Identifying the Akita Maru December 1942 A Japanese invasion force is building in the Gulf of Thailand. A Dutch submarine is all that is left to […]
The lucky Shot A Japanese invasion force was rapidly building in the Gulf of Thailand, and only Dutch submarines opposed it, but how would history record the determination of the […]
Our Team are busy working up units and prepairing equipment for our first expedition of 2024 into the Mallacca straights. Over 12 days starting 15 Jan, our home will be […]
Expedition Riseing dawn Our mission To locate and document the IJN Shinonome. She was presumed lost due to an attack from the air while participating in the Japanese landings in […]
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.
Pottery Shipwreck Trip report 26 Sept 2020 Few things get a diver’s pulse racing more than the thought of treasure, images of pirates’ chests overflowing with jewel-encrusted goblets flash into […]
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 ) […]
Covid has affected all of our lives, creating misery and sadly loss for far too many people. Currently, on Koh Tao, we have existed in a bubble thus far, with […]