Steel Hull Working Boat (Pt Loma — 120 fsw)

Steel Hull Working Boat (Pt Loma — 120 fsw)

Background Tyler had recently gone out diving with friends for his birthday. While they were heading to the dive site, he saw something on the sonar that looked interesting. After diving their original planned dive site, they jumped in to see what was at the target. They ended up finding a steel hull boat that [...]

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

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 [...]

F8F-1 Bearcat (Point Loma, CA — 230 fsw)

F8F-1 Bearcat (Point Loma, CA — 230 fsw)

Background We have located the wreck of a rare F8F-1 Bearcat airplane deep in the waters off of Point Loma, California. This post details the discovery of the wreck, identifying the type of airplane, and background information on the F8F Bearcat. While we haven’t yet conducted a follow-up dive to confirm the identity via a [...]