Quarry Rock Barge aka Yesteryear (Long Beach — 175 fsw)

Quarry Rock Barge aka Yesteryear (Long Beach — 175 fsw)

Background After we did our dive on the UB-88, we moved to another close-by wreck site that has traditionally gone by the name "Yesteryear." If I remember correctly, according to Ray Arntz, the moniker is based upon what fisherman used to call the site. This specific wreck is a bit of a mystery that we [...]

Unidentified Vessel / Tour Boat (Imperial Beach — 220 fsw)

Unidentified Vessel / Tour Boat (Imperial Beach — 220 fsw)

Background This is another case where we had seen some ROV footage of a large "yacht-like" vessel and had an approximate location but hadn't been able to pinpoint it. After multiple attempts to locate it, I went with Lora and Chris on the Marissa for another attempt -- but this time we had the sonar [...]

Runnin’ Down a Dream : USS Vammen (340 fsw) & USS Burns (260 fsw)

Runnin’ Down a Dream : USS Vammen (340 fsw) & USS Burns (260 fsw)

Yeah, I'm runnin' down a dreamThat never would come to meWorkin' on a mystery, goin' wherever it leadsI'm runnin' down a dreamTom Petty I've dreamed of diving the Vammen and the Burns for a very long time -- just not both on the same day! This is a story of what is probably the most [...]