Tagged: wreck diving

Metridium on HMCS Yukon

Diving San Diego’s Wreck Alley and Kelp Forest

I spent Memorial Day diving with my friends at San Diego dive boat Marissa Charters in Wreck Alley and the Point Loma kelp beds. It’s always nice to be out on the boat, but Monday was amazing! We had great weather topside and pretty good visibility out on our dives!   HMCS Yukon HMCS Yukon is a []

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Diving Nassau, Bahamas: David Tucker Wreck and the Hollywood Bowl

  Our last dive day in Nassau brought sunny, tropical weather once again. However, the ocean had not yet recovered from the storm, and strong currents, coupled with compromised visibility, made diving a little bit difficult. The David Tucker was donated by the Royal Bahamas Defense Force to become an artificial reef. It sits in []

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BBC Wreck

Diving Nassau, Bahamas: The BBC Wreck

Bahamas BBC Wreck In September of 2007, the BBC, with assistance from Stuart Cove’s, purchased and scuttled an old tugboat to study the colonization of artificial reefs for their series “Life.” A contest was held to name the boat, and the winners (a couple from Arizona) won a chance to dive on the newly-sunk wreck, []

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Diving Nassau, Bahamas: Wrecks of the Steel Forest

  The Steel Forest is a set of three wrecks that were scuttled between 1997 and 2002. They orient to form a triangle on the sandy bottom in 40-120′ of water, right on the edge of the Tongue of the Ocean, a 6000′-deep ocean trench.     The “fake hand on/under a wreck” thing seems []

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Anthony Bell

Diving Nassau, Bahamas: Wrecks of the Willaurie and Anthony Bell

Anthony Bell Wreck The Anthony Bell is an old 90′ Bahamian tugboat. She was scuttled by Stuart Cove’s to create an artificial reef. Prior to sinking, Anthony Bell was meticulously stripped to make the wreck safer for divers.   Rusting metal still poses a hazard, however, as do some of the inhabitants of the artificial reef, such []

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Twin sisters

Diving Nassau, Bahamas: Twin Sisters Wrecks

One of the first dive sites on our Nassau trip was called Twin Sisters. These two smallish oil tankers were donated by Shell and sunk in 2000 to create an artificial reef. They sit in about 80′ of water.   We were the first off the dive boat, so we decided to get into the []

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