Project : SBD “Dauntless” Photogrammetry Model — (Pt Loma, 200 fsw)

Project : SBD “Dauntless” Photogrammetry Model — (Pt Loma, 200 fsw)

Background The Scout / Dive Bomber (SBD) was key in the Battle of Midway in June 1942. It was the main aircraft carrier-based scout/dive bomber from mid-1940 through mid-1944. It had the nickname of "Slow But Deadly." One of the distinguishing features of the Dauntless are the air brakes with perforated holes on the trailing [...]

Future Project: USS Burns (DD-588) – San Clemente, CA (270 fsw)

Future Project: USS Burns (DD-588) – San Clemente, CA (270 fsw)

The Burns is an iconic Southern California wreck dive - maybe THE iconic wreck dive. It is definitely deep, but not too deep to be "crazy deep" like the Vammen or the Hopewell. You will definitely accumulate deco quickly. The wreck was sunk off of San Clemente Island during testing of the MK71 8" Major [...]

Bikini 2021

Bikini 2021

After having my 2019 trip cut short due to a diver getting DCS, I then had my 2020 trip canceled due to Covid-19. I had been planning on, and training for, my original Bikini trip for about 3-4 years so this has been a long time in the making. Here are some of my objectives [...]