WW II Airplane Junk Yard (Point Loma, CA — 200-240 fsw)

WW II Airplane Junk Yard (Point Loma, CA — 200-240 fsw)

Background During my ill-fated trip to Bikini Atoll, we ended up diving quite a few WW II airplanes that had been dumped near Kwajalein Atoll. Tyler and I had seen some ROV footage of something similar off Point Loma and we decided to charter the Marissa with Lora and Chris to investigate and perform a [...]

Project : SBD “Dauntless” Photogrammetry Model — (Pt Loma, 200 fsw)

Project : SBD “Dauntless” Photogrammetry Model — (Pt Loma, 200 fsw)

Background The Scout / Dive Bomber (SBD) was key in the Battle of Midway in June 1942. It was the main aircraft carrier-based scout/dive bomber from mid-1940 through mid-1944. It had the nickname of "Slow But Deadly." One of the distinguishing features of the Dauntless are the air brakes with perforated holes on the trailing [...]