Primarily focused on UK scuba diving, I feature articles and personal dive logs from home and abroad.
Plan the Dive – Dive the Wreck – Wreck the Plan.
The Maloja was about 2 nautical miles off Dover when her starboard quarter struck one of the mines laid by U-Boat SM UC-6.
Each carrying valuable cargoes, the sailing ship Khersonese and the barque Mindora fatefully collided on 27th November 1864 off Folkestone.
The air battle was watched by people from Abbott's Cliff, Dover, where British coal convoy CW8 took heavy losses from German dive bombers.
There are over 360 English Channel shipwrecks and other diveable marks to explore around the Kent coast including Dover and Folkestone.
Christened to the band playing Rule Britannia in 1897, HMS Flirt sunk bravely firing her guns on the enemy for the honour of her country in 1916.
Shortly after leaving the surface, an explosion occurred on her starboard side between the engine room and stern. Two compartments flooded immediately.
Dive Logs UK
For our first salty dives of 2022, it was a welcome text from Chris that announced three sites for the coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Dive Logs Abroad
On many divers’ Red Sea Bucket Lists, the Rosalie Moller lays upright, around 51 metres to the sandy sea bed with Welsh coal in the holds.