The Butterfly Effect : HMCS Yukon Model – Dive 5

The Butterfly Effect : HMCS Yukon Model – Dive 5

Intro The "Butterfly Effect" is part of chaos theory in physics. The theory is that a small change in one state can result in large differences in a later state. The prototypical example is that a butterfly flapping its wings can result in a tornado. I ran into a "Butterfly Effect" between building the model [...]

HCMS Yukon (DDE 263) Photogrammetry Model – Dive 4

HCMS Yukon (DDE 263) Photogrammetry Model – Dive 4

Summary I conducted Dive #4 for my Yukon photogrammetry project on Sunday, 6 November. The model is now close to 5,000 photos. I spent all week working on the model build process. I went down a lot of rabbit holes and my computers were working overtime. I'm definitely pushing the limits for the current hardware [...]

Lemonade

Lemonade

As the saying goes, "when life gives you lemons, make lemonade." The Lemon As I wrote about in my previous post, the plan was to spend 4 days diving the amazing USS Oriskany aircraft carrier off the coast of Pensacola, Florida. I was going to be diving with Ben Lair and Justin Judd and we [...]

New Wreck : Sea Dancer (To Be Confirmed) / (Scripps Canyon — 235 fsw)

New Wreck : Sea Dancer (To Be Confirmed) / (Scripps Canyon — 235 fsw)

Background Tyler and I got a tip and GPS location from some friends at Scripps who are also involved with Project Recover. They said there was a wreck near Scripps Canyon that they found and they had a good side scan image. Side scan image from Scripps / Project Recover When I saw the side [...]

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 [...]