Trip Report : Palau Wrecks with The Dirty Dozen Expeditions (Aug 2022)

Trip Report : Palau Wrecks with The Dirty Dozen Expeditions (Aug 2022)

Intro I had already booked and paid for my March 2022 to trip to Palau when Aron Arngrimsson from The Dirty Dozen Expeditions reached out to me and said that they were organizing an inaugural expedition to Palau and asked if I wanted to go. I was having troubles getting wreck dives scheduled for my [...]

P-38 Lightning “Skip Bombing Mission” (Solana Beach, CA — 180 fsw)

P-38 Lightning “Skip Bombing Mission” (Solana Beach, CA — 180 fsw)

About six months ago, Tyler sent me some bathymetry data of a possible target off Solana Beach and said "I've been looking at that target up there off Solana Beach. It's in 180 looks aircraft or some weird rock reef but I was researching if any planes went down off the area." One limiting factor [...]

JU 88 (Malta — 185 fsw)

JU 88 (Malta — 185 fsw)

Background The Junkers Ju 88 is a German WW II twin-engine aircraft that had multiple roles. Similar to other German bombers, it had different modifications / configurations and was used as a bomber, a diver bomber, torpedo bomber, reconnaissance plane, etc. with more than 15,000 built. Photo from Smithsonian Institution While looking for photos for [...]