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Great Lakes ships take refuge as wave heights could reach 38 feet - The Detroit News

Great Lakes ships take refuge as wave heights could reach 38 feet - The Detroit News | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.comGreat Lakes ships take refuge as wave heights could reach 38 feetThe Detroit NewsStrong winds churned the Great Lakes on Monday, driving waves on Lake Huron to 14 feet on their way to 26 feet or more, forecasters said,...
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Virginia Beach man has become one of the most recognized mermaid photographers on the planet

Virginia Beach man has become one of the most recognized mermaid photographers on the planet | DiverSync | Scoop.it
It's a tough gig, taking pictures of mermaids, but somebody has to do it. And this commercial photographer who does most of his work out of his North End house
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Six Must-Visit Islands in Michigan's Great Lakes

Looking to get off the beaten path? Read more as The Awesome Mitten shares six Michigan islands along our freshwater coasts perfect for exploring all year long.
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Finding the USS Jeanette after 140 years - Russian explorer confident of recovery - Outdoor Revival

Finding the USS Jeanette after 140 years - Russian explorer confident of recovery - Outdoor Revival | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Formerly known as the Royal Navy’s HMS Pandora a 19th-century vessel sank in a bid to win the race of conquering the North Pole for Americans. A Siberian a
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Chinese vessel suspected of destroying Sabah WW2 shipwrecks finally caught

Chinese vessel suspected of destroying Sabah WW2 shipwrecks finally caught | DiverSync | Scoop.it
KOTA KINABALU: A Chinese-registered vessel, suspected to be responsible for destroying three World War 2 Japanese shipwrecks in Usukan, is currently being detained by Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA).
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Clothing from 1600s Shipwreck Shows How the One Percent Lived

Clothing from 1600s Shipwreck Shows How the One Percent Lived | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The contents of a lady-in-waiting's wardrobe are recovered from the sea after more than 350 years.
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Totems of the Deep: The Issues Facing Fathom Five National Marine Park Shipwrecks - Mountain Life

Totems of the Deep: The Issues Facing Fathom Five National Marine Park Shipwrecks - Mountain Life | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Below the waves of Georgian Bay lie innumerable shipwrecks whose culture we’ve mostly forgotten. But when you spend time with ... Read More
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Man who found 'richest' Viking hoard in the UK to get £2m award

Man who found 'richest' Viking hoard in the UK to get £2m award | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Metal detectorist who unearthed 10th-century artefacts including silver bracelets and a bird-shaped pin set to receive ex gratia payment
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New ScubaFit® Infographic Reminds Divers to Get Fit and Stay Fit

New ScubaFit® Infographic Reminds Divers to Get Fit and Stay Fit | DiverSync | Scoop.it
“Fit Divers are safer divers, tend to dive more often, and are more likely to advance dive training”. This has been a consistent message of Gretchen M. Ashton since sh
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The Shipwreck Graveyard in the Middle of a Desert - Abandoned Spaces

The Shipwreck Graveyard in the Middle of a Desert - Abandoned Spaces | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The Aralkum desert was once the Aral Sea. Only 50 years ago, the Aral Sea was the world’s fourth largest lake, between the borders of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. The sea was home to a fishing industry that produced 50,000 tons of fish and fed over 100,000 people. Today, there is a toxic and hostile man-made desert in its place. …
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Researchers Finish Separating World's Largest Celtic Coin Hoard

Researchers Finish Separating World's Largest Celtic Coin Hoard | DiverSync | Scoop.it

It took nearly three years to separate the more than 68,000 coins
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Tourist dives to Titanic wreck to begin 2018

Tourist dives to Titanic wreck to begin 2018 | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Deep-pocketed tourists will once again get the chance to explore the wreckage of the Titanic, when travel company Blue Marble Private begins tours in May 2018
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Instagram post by Scuba Diving • Mar 16, 2017 at 2:22pm UTC

Instagram post by Scuba Diving • Mar 16, 2017 at 2:22pm UTC | DiverSync | Scoop.it
228 Likes, 1 Comments - Scuba Diving (@scubadivingmag) on Instagram: “#tbt to that one time Jessica Alba was on the cover of Scuba Diving Magazine! Back then, while she…”
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Navy Divers Complete First Navy Thousand Foot Dive Since 1974

Navy Divers Complete First Navy Thousand Foot Dive Since 1974 | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Six Navy divers from the experimental dive unit at the Naval Support Activity Panama City, emerged from a decompression chamber Tuesday after a 15-day trial. They've been testing new equipment that will make it easier and less expensive to perform underwater recovery missions.
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UC-97: Forgotten WWI History in an Unexpected Place – Lake Michigan

UC-97: Forgotten WWI History in an Unexpected Place – Lake Michigan | DiverSync | Scoop.it
By Sam Cox (Rear Adm. USN, Ret.), Director, Naval History and Heritage Command Storms had churned the water the night before. The sky was overcast,
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The Shocking Doomsday Maps Of The World And The Billionaire Escape Plans

The Shocking Doomsday Maps Of The World And The Billionaire Escape Plans | DiverSync | Scoop.it
In the wake of dramatic environmental changes and the NASA reports of a new Asteroid interception mission, shocking future maps of the world created by doomsday theorists are looking more realistic every day.
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While it would be horrible, could you imagine the diving opportunities afterwards?
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The Lady Lovibond: The ghost ship that reappears every 50 years - Abandoned Spaces

The Lady Lovibond: The ghost ship that reappears every 50 years - Abandoned Spaces | DiverSync | Scoop.it
In the mid-1700s superstitions were quickly spread and easily believed. One such superstition referred to sailing ships. It was believed that it was bad luck for a woman to be on a ship as it sailed. There is a tale that some beliefs supports this credence. On February 13, 1748, a three mast schooner called …
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Brutal Photos Of Shipwrecks (24 pics)

Brutal Photos Of Shipwrecks (24 pics) | DiverSync | Scoop.it
When you're out on the ocean, your ship is the last thing you want to wreck. When you're out on the ocean, your ship is the last thing you want to wreck.
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Fascinating History: WW1, Prohibition, Nightclub, the Wreckage of SS Sapona cargo steamer - Abandoned Spaces

Fascinating History: WW1, Prohibition, Nightclub, the Wreckage of SS Sapona cargo steamer - Abandoned Spaces | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Near Bimini Island in the Bahamas, something quite remarkable and at the same time bizarre still floats on the water. Labeled as the “Ghost Ship”, the remains of the SS Sapona cargo steamer is one of the most unusual attractions in the world. And it didn’t get the name because it is haunted or anything like that. It …
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Oswego County divers discover rare 19th century boat in Oneida Lake

Oswego County divers discover rare 19th century boat in Oneida Lake | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Three Oswego County divers discovered an early 19th century Durham boat in Oneida Lake.
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Hazards of Wreck Penetration

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Wreck dives can be some of the best of your life, but there are hazards when it comes to wreck penetration. Here are three to watch out for.
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A surreal encounter with a $27m super yacht

A surreal encounter with a $27m super yacht | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Rossinavi is one family-run business working to make even the most outlandish dreams of the super rich a reality.
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Our Favorite Classic Dive Reads

Our Favorite Classic Dive Reads | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Genuine classic dive reads stand the test of time. Any one of the books on this list will instantly deliver you to days of diving past.
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In Charleston, Cannonball Discoveries Are Constant Reminders Of Past Wars

In Charleston, Cannonball Discoveries Are Constant Reminders Of Past Wars | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Relics from the Revolutionary War and the Civil War are creating all sorts of problems in South Carolina. Old cannonballs continue to be found, and many need to be detonated.
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Six Tips for Safe Scuba Diving

Six Tips for Safe Scuba Diving | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Six Tips for Safe Scuba Diving Maurice Prout teaches psychology at the Widener University Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology and oversees the university’s Respecialization program. Beyon
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Maritime archaeologists accidentally discovered 40 ancient shipwrecks at the bottom of the Black Sea

Maritime archaeologists accidentally discovered 40 ancient shipwrecks at the bottom of the Black Sea | DiverSync | Scoop.it
A group of maritime archeologists studying sea levels in the Black Sea have uncovered over 40 shipwrecks this year as a “complete bonus.” The Black Sea Maritime Archeology Project has been trawling the seabed to understand how quickly the water level rose after the last Ice Age, 20,000 years ago. But their surveys ended up uncovering dozen
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