Month: August 2011

IndiaArrow

She was carrying a full load of oil to New York when the submarine ambushed the vessel late at night.  While part of the Arrow immediately rested on the bottom, the ship refused to sink until the next day.  She now sits in 180 feet of water, intact and upside down, though canted to one …

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SanGil

outfitted with a single funnel, two masts, a single screw, and had accommodation for 15 passengers.  She was built by Workman, Clark and Company, in Belfast, Ireland, and was registered in December 1920 to the Unifruitco Steam Ship Company of Glasgow.  In 1931 she was transferred to the Balboa Shipping Company (United Fruit Company), and …

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Moonstone

Acquired by the Navy as the yacht Lone Star, 10 February 1941; Converted for Naval service at Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL. Commissioned USS Moonstone (PYc-9), 10 April 1941.Sunk by collision with USS Greer (DD-145), 16 October 1943 off Delaware Capes; Struck from the Naval Register, 26 October 1943.Today the Moonstone lies in 130 …

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Video Lights

Kit includes: 30W Video Head, 80W Battery Pack, Cable, Light Bracket, Lens Cover, & Battery Attachment Kit- 2500 Lumen- 3 Settings (30W/15W/7.5W)- 100 degree beam- 6000K Color Temp- 2.6 hour burn time w? 80W battery   $1,200.00 US-4.0 hour burn time w/ 120 w battery  $1,350.00 US

Advanced Recreational Training

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Hooper

Wooden schooner barge.Depth: 45 ft.Built: 1921.Foundered and sank in November 1945.A good novice dive. Located near Fenwick Shoals. Home to tautog, sea bass and lobsters.

Nina

tugs Primrose and Rescue.Nina operated as a yard tug for the Washington Navy Yard and Naval Gun Factory through May 1869 and was then converted to a torpedo boat. She commissioned 31 March 1870, Lt. Godfrey Hunter in command, and then sailed for Newport R.I., arriving at the Naval Station 14 April. The ship served …

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ChinaWreck

Depth: 45-50 ft.Has offered up literally thousands of pieces of china to avid recreational divers over the years. In years past, noted that she appeared to have burned.  Sank between 1867 and 1878 because of research in dating the china.In Gary Gentile’s 2002 revised edition of Shipwrecks of Delaware and Maryland, there is evidence that …

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MemorialDay

Unidentified wooden wreck first dived by the Surface Interval crew on an exploration day on Memorial Day 2004.The first charter was taken there July 5, 2004. It will be exciting to see what else is uncoverd as we continue to dive her. There are lots of large flounder in the sandy areas between the ribs. …

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HBuoy

Also known as “Sandy’s Anchor Wreck” and “H Bar”.Large broken up unidentified wooden wreck. The bow section lies low to the sand with the anchor and chain identifying it.The stern section has 10 ft.+ relief with lots of cubby holes for lobsters.Depth: 90 ft.