Following a trustworthy fisherman’s lead, on the 21st & 22nd of January 2018, the Red Sea Exlporers’ team ventured into the deep waters near Gubal Island in search of an unknown wreck. Due to heavy currents, poor visibility, the estimated depth of the wreck and not to mention the ship traffic in the channel above, we anticipated it to be a tricky dive and indeed it was.
Browsing: Wreck Diving
Jared Daniels, Jerry Eliason and Ken Merryman, American Shipwreck hunters made the discovery of the Jane Miller on July 27 2017. They waited to reveal their find until the 136th anniversary of it’s sinking. The ship is mostly structurally intact after all these years.
On January 14, 2006 a former Canadian Airlines Boeing 737-200 was sunk in the waters off Chemainus, British Columbia, Canada. This Air Canada plane served travelers well for 27 years, and was originally built in the 70’s.
I recently had a great time photographing the wrecks of Subic Bay on the west coast of Luzon, in the north of the Philippines. The bay used to be the location of a US naval base, and it has wrecks from the Spanish-American war, from WWII, and scuttled American ships and planes from the area afterwards. It’s quite a playground for the wreck-diving aficionado and underwater photographer.
It is the early summer of 1943 and the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan is well into its fourth year of existence. Potential air crews from across the Commonwealth are gathered and training is in high gear producing well-trained crews capable of contributing to the war effort. Across Canada the skies are filled with the droning sounds of training aircraft of many types.
Many city dwellers think of Ontario’s cottage country northeast of Toronto as rather remote. But in 1956, it was much more so. The area was sparsely populated and roads were smaller and fewer in number.
Divers have rediscovered a 17th century shipwreck off Gunwalloe Church Cove in Cornwall, at exactly the spot where the shipwreck scene was filmed in 2014 for the TV series Poldark. First seen by a local diver in 1971 and designated under the Protection of Wrecks Act 1973, the wreck of the Schiedam had been buried for many years under the shifting sands of the cove.