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USS Oriskany (CV-34) Dive Planning

There is an old saying in diving — “plan your dive and dive your plan.” We will only have four days of diving (conditions permitting), but I’ve got quite the “hit list” of locations to go see inside the wreck below the flight deck: And that doesn’t even include the outside sights or the island. […]

New Wreck : Sea Dancer (To Be Confirmed) / (Scripps Canyon — 235 fsw)

Background Tyler and I got a tip and GPS location from some friends at Scripps who are also involved with Project Recover. They said there was a wreck near Scripps Canyon that they found and they had a good side scan image. When I saw the side scan, I was pretty amazed at how big […]

Shearwater NDL Replacement Field Persistence

Background I recently read the release notes for the latest Shearwater software release (v91) and was excited — yes, I know, no comments from the peanut gallery. One of the standard information fields on a Shearwater computer (all dive computers really) is the NDL or No Decompression Limit field. This is the amount of time […]

Airplane Junkyard Part II & III (Pt Loma — 175-230 fsw)

This is an update to a post back in September 2021 about a “WW II Airplane Junkyard” off of Point Loma. As we have been looking for new targets in the south Point Loma area, we are “plagued” by finding and diving more dumped airplanes. They show up on the sonar similar to real airplanes […]


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