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Technical Diving on Gozo

PADI Tec 45, Tec 50,Trimix 50.   Congratulations to Gary Mcguigan who completed he DSAT Tec 45, Tec 50 and Trimix 50 while on Gozo in September. We dived out of Atlantis diving in Marsalforne where we were able to

By |October 6th, 2014|Scuba Blog|Comments Off on Technical Diving on Gozo

PADI Master Scuba Diver for the Warings from Trawden, Lancashire

Scuba Diving Family from Lancashire become PADI Master Scuba Divers                       Congratulations to the Waring family on becoming PADI Master Scuba Divers.  Nick, Wendy, Jake and Alex all from Trawden,

By |August 7th, 2014|Scuba Blog|Comments Off on PADI Master Scuba Diver for the Warings from Trawden, Lancashire

Shipwreck School Graduates its First Class

  World renowned side scan sonar expert, Garry Kozak recently completed the first “Side Scan Sonar Operators Course” for Shipwreck School. The Five participants received 3 days of comprehensive training on the school’s new EdgeTech model 4125 Dual Frequency Side

By |May 23rd, 2014|Scuba Diving News|Comments Off on Shipwreck School Graduates its First Class

Featured Red Sea Wreck- The SS Thistlegorm

SS Thistlegorm This is possibly the most famous shipwreck in the world and certainly the most dived. Much has been written about the Thistlegorm and a search for a video on “You Tube” alone will bring you over 24,300 results.

By |April 15th, 2014|Scuba Blog|Comments Off on Featured Red Sea Wreck- The SS Thistlegorm

Featured Red Sea Wreck – Tienstin (Tien Hsing)

The “Tienstin”, as it is commonly called, is the phonetic pronunciation of the ship’s actual Chinese name of Tien Hsing. Built at Ta Chung Hua Shipbuilding & Engineering Works, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China in 1935, she was a steam powered tugboat

By |April 11th, 2014|Scuba Blog|Comments Off on Featured Red Sea Wreck – Tienstin (Tien Hsing)

Featured Red Sea Wreck – The SS Turbo

The S.S. Turbo was a 4,782 GRT steam cargo ship built at J.D. Laing Shipbuilding (Deptbord Yard No. 635), Sunderland, UK, for the Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co., Ltd., London. She was launched 11 July 1912, and completed the following month. Following an attack

By |February 28th, 2014|Scuba Blog|Comments Off on Featured Red Sea Wreck – The SS Turbo

Featured Red Sea Wreck – The Salem Express

The “Fred Scamaroni” The Salem Express was a 4,471 GRT Roll On/Roll Off (RO/RO) Passenger ferry originally named the Fred Scamaroni built at Forges & Ateliers et Chantiers de Mediterranee (Yard No. 1367), La Seyne, France. The Salem Express is possibly one of the

By |February 26th, 2014|Scuba Blog|Comments Off on Featured Red Sea Wreck – The Salem Express

Featured Red Sea Wreck – The Scalaria

The S.S. Scalaria was a 5,683 GRT Tanker built at Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson (Yard No. 1173), Newcastle, UK, for the Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Company (Shell Tankers, manager). As with all “Shell Tankers” she was named after a mollusk, in this case

By |February 25th, 2014|Scuba Blog|Comments Off on Featured Red Sea Wreck – The Scalaria

Featured Red Sea Wreck – The Shillong

The Shillong was a Cargo Liner of 8,934 GRT built at Vickers-Armstrong & Co Ltd and launched on 9th June 1948. Many of the regular tour operators in the Red Sea state that the wreck of the Shillong has not been found

By |February 23rd, 2014|Scuba Blog|Comments Off on Featured Red Sea Wreck – The Shillong

Featured Red Sea Wreck – The Stanier 8F

This is not actually a shipwreck. These are two LMS Stanier 8F Locomotive engines that are associated with the better, well known wreck of the Thistlegorm. The Stanier 8F locomotive engines are more formally known as London Midland and Scottish (LMS) Railway 8F class 2-8-0′s. There

By |February 18th, 2014|Scuba Blog|Comments Off on Featured Red Sea Wreck – The Stanier 8F