Edmund Fitzgerald: Most Famous of Great Lakes Shipwrecks

http://www.shipwreckmuseum.com/edmund-fitzgerald-36/ I remember hearing the Gordon Lightfoot song when I was about ten or eleven years old. It’s kind of burned into my memory so every time I see something about the Edmund Fitzgerald, I perk up a bit. I found this site with recordings of the banter between a boat captain and the U.S. […]

More Gold From the Atocha

Story: http://news.yahoo.com/florida-divers-treasure-famed-wreck-151015129.html If there’s one thing that I believe all divers have in common it’s that somewhere deep in the recesses of our subconscious minds, there’s a remote hope that’we’ll discover treasure. As a kid, I remember reading a book from the library that was an account of Mel Fisher’s search for the Nuestra Señora de Atocha, which […]

More on Kona Diving

Diving the Kona Coast, Hawaii I’m still trying to fill two more spots on the Kona trip for December, 2011. It’s a great deal so that won’t be a problem. In the mean time, whenever I stumble across an article or other interesting piece building up to the trip, I’ll post it. This one’s from […]

Rare 1823 Wreck Found—Capt. Linked to “Moby-Dick”

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news//2011/02/110211-two-brothers-whaling-ship-pollard-science-nantucket-noaa/ I can’t imagine how many shipwrecks there must be throughout the world, but certain ones excite me a lot. Queen Anne’s Revenge, The Nuestra Señora de Atocha, The Hunley among others come to mind as wrecks I am particularly fascinated with. I remember reading a book about the Mel Fisher’s search for the Atocha long […]