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Notes from the Wreck

It doesn’t matter that you didn’t do it yesterday. It doesn’t matter that you didn’t do it the day before that. It doesn’t matter if you don’t feel like it now. 460 more words


Ghost ships: why are World War II naval wrecks vanishing in Indonesia?

HMAS Perth was sunk on March 1 1942.
Shinatria Adhityatama / Pusat Arkaeologi Nasional (Arkenas)

Natali Pearson, University of Sydney

Seventy five years ago this month, Australia, the UK, US and the Netherlands suffered a series of disastrous naval defeats against Japan in the narrow straits and seas around Indonesia. 1,263 more words


Nippo maru

One of my favourite wrecks of the weeks diving in Truk was the Nippo Maru.

The wreck lies on an even keel with a port list with her bottom at 47m on the sand. 428 more words

Scuba Diving

Minor Traffic Rant

I cannot figure out how such bad wrecks happen during rush hour traffic. What are people doing to cause such bad wrecks? It’s rush hour, typically you can’t even drive particularly fast so any wreck should be minor, I would think. 154 more words


I'm off to Truk

On Tuesday I fly out to the Truk Lagoon, the location of America’s ‘Operation Hailstone‘ in the second world war, an operation targeting the Japanese navy’s pacific base. 156 more words

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Public Service Announcement:

So when I published my first blog on Friday I had a good idea about what my next post was going to be about; then over the weekend with certain events I changed my mind and was going to post about another topic. 583 more words