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13 December 2018. New unidentified Japanese WWII tug wreck in Truk Lagoon

Here's the link to my video tour on my YouTube channel of this newly located and as yet unidentified Imperial Japanese Navy WWII tug wreck off Weno.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYfVkiE7IsE&t=7s

 
12 December 2018. NEW JAPANESE WRECK LOCATED IN TRUK LAGOON

Just back from a couple of weeks diving the famous Japanese WWII wreck at Truk Lagoon in the Pacific, the world's greatest collection of Japanese wartime shipwrecks. It has been quite a long time since a new WWII wreck was located in the lagoon, but I was priviledged to be taken out by Truk Stop Dive Centre

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30 October 2018. Des épaves du monde

Just back from a long weekend in Orkney filming with a french TV company about the Scapa Flow wrecks for a documentary series on shipwrecks around the world. These guys were hard core - they did The Big Blue with Jean Reno and have worked on Titanic - much respect! 

 
16 October 2018. Shipwrecks of Scapa Flow chart available again

A few years ago I had a unique A1 size full colour chart of Scapa Flow professionally created by the artist who has created all my shipwreck illustrations for me over the years, not just in Scapa Flow but also in Truk, Palau etc. The Scapa shipwreck illustrations were added to the chart in the correct locations with some text about the indivdual wrecks and the Scapa story as a whole. The resulting chart is stunning - and is currently on public display outside the Ferry Terminal in Stromness.

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# Web Link Hits
1   Link   Haynes Marine
Rod’s dive buddy’s commercial site
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2   Link   The Radiant Queen
Scapa hard boat famous for cake and pints of tea after the dive
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3   Link   Lochaline Dive Centre
The main dive centre for the famous Sound of Mull wrecks
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4   Link   Aberdeen Watersports
Aberdeen and Web based Dive Shop
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5   Link   Deep Image
Leigh Bishop’s stunning underwater images
1383
6   Link   Rebreather World
Forum with useful info and discussions on all types of rebreathers and rebreather diving.
2335
7   Link   Deep Tech
Guy Wallis & Geordie Dave Taylor’s tech training site
1603
8   Link   Dan Burton Photography
Joint Services Trimix Exped site to Repulse & Prince of Wales
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9   Link   AP Diving
Rebreather and dive equipment manufacturer.
1405
10   Link   Finstrokes
General Diving website and forum. Great wreck and rebreather information.
1591
11   Link   Wreck-X Shipwreck Explorers
Website currently under construction for Rod's shipwreck exploration expedition business run with Paul Haynes
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