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.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]