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Why Are Some Divers So Obsessed With Wreck Diving?

There's a reason so many divers are obsessed with wreck diving! Shipwrecks are mysterious and exciting, and encountering one on the ocean floor lends a diver an almost indefinable sense of discovery. Shipwrecks can be beautiful and horrifying at the same

By |December 16th, 2016|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Into the Storm: The True Story of a Harrowing Ocean Rescue

By Tristram Korten Photographs by Thomas Prior At GQ One terrible night in 2015, two giant ships sailed into a hurricane—a new breed of superstorm that, thanks to climate change, had defied all expectations and would soon cause the deadliest

By |December 7th, 2016|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

The India Shipwreck

The India shipwreck. This is a video produced by Paul Cronley who owns rental cottages, Stonecrest Cottages, on the Manitoulin Island, Ontario Canada. Paul Cronley Director of Photography at Merlin Productions LLC  

By |October 14th, 2016|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Caroline affair

The steamboat Caroline was a hostile vessel engaged in piratical war against her Majesty's people...it was under such circumstances, which it is to be hoped will never recur, that the vessel was attacked by a party of her Majesty's people,

By |May 26th, 2016|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Mel Fisher:::American Treasure Hunter

Mel Fisher  was an American treasure hunter best known for finding the 1622 wreck of the Nuestra Señora de Atocha. Mel Fisher Fisher was a Indiana-born former chicken farmer who eventually moved to California and opened the first

By |March 26th, 2016|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

RMS Lusitania

Lusitania, New York City, September 1907 Notice! Travellers intending to embark on the Atlantic voyage are reminded that a state of war exists between Germany and her allies and Great Britain and her allies; that the zone of

By |March 13th, 2016|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

The Wexford

Wexford Historically referred to as the "Big Blow," Freshwater Fury," or the "White Hurricane," was a blizzard with hurricane-force winds that devastated the Great Lakes Basin in the Midwestern United States and the Canadian province of Ontario from

By |August 22nd, 2015|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Diving Canada’s East Coast for virgin shipwrecks

Originally published @ Scuba Scoop 19 April 2013 For Terry Dwyer, diving is all about shipwrecks – but not just any wreck. Exploring the same wrecks that dozens of others have viewed is not for him. He’s looking for “virgin”

By |February 3rd, 2015|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Slave Ship Artifacts Uncovered

Originally published @ Scuba Scoop 13 September 2012 ON craggy rocks and in silent gullies at Lynyard Cay in the Abacos lay the fragments of an American-owned slave ship, the 129-ton, 88-foot schooner, the Peter Mowell. Luckily, 390 of the

By |February 3rd, 2015|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Waters of Lake Michigan are a treasure trove of sunken wrecks

Originally published @ Scuba Scoop 6 September 2012 Roger Rice says the Bermuda Triangle, that polygon in the western Atlantic reputed to occasionally gobble up ships and aircraft, "has got nothin'" over the storm-battered waters off Wisconsin's Door Peninsula. "Lake

By |February 3rd, 2015|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments