Lora’s Point Loma Whalefall (Point Loma — 180 fsw)

Lora’s Point Loma Whalefall (Point Loma — 180 fsw)

Background I was out diving with Ben Lair on the Marissa with Lora & Chris yesterday. We had two days of diving planned and we were diving mainly new targets based on some findings and data from Tyler Stalter. On Monday, we dove a helicopter (more on that later) and yet another new "abandoned" airplane [...]

PC-815 aka the “jinxed sub-chaser” (San Diego — 90 fsw)

PC-815 aka the “jinxed sub-chaser” (San Diego — 90 fsw)

Intro After spending most of the day looking at targets south of Pt Loma and finding a sailboat, an anchor, and some other miscellaneous debris, Tyler and I decided to go dive the PC-815. The visibility was amazing on some of our shallower target dives and Tyler figured that it would also be good on [...]

Douglas AD-4L Skyraider (San Diego — XX fsw)

Douglas AD-4L Skyraider (San Diego — XX fsw)

Douglas A-1 Skyraider The Douglas A-1 Skyraider was designed as a carrier-based, single-seat, long-range dive/torpedo bomber and as the next generation of the TBM/F Avenger. Interestingly enough, the TBM was a 3-person aircraft and the Skyraider was a single pilot aircraft (some later variants were widened considerably and had two seats side-by-side). The Skyraider continued [...]