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Shipwrecks are treasures

Photo Credit:::http://www.clickorlando.com/news/shipwreck-discovered-on-florida-beach Most people don’t realize it, but shipwrecks are treasures for us to find.  Almost like the Pirates of the Caribbean and Treasure Island, there is treasure in shipwrecks. Recently, there has been more buzz around the

By |September 30th, 2017|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Davy Jones’ Locker is actually a description of shipwrecks and sinking to the bottom of the sea, feared by every sailors

There are plenty of fascinating stories and characters to be found in ocean lore. We can recall, for example, the legend of the Flying Dutchman, doomed to sail the seas forever. While we’ve seen the incarnation of this particular legend

By |September 12th, 2017|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

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