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Explore – Amelia Earhart deep-see diving off Block Island,...

Explore – Amelia Earhart deep-see diving off Block Island,... | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Amelia Earhart deep-see diving off Block Island, 07/25/1929. This photograph, part of the series Photographic File of the Paris Bureau of the New York Times, was taken a day after Earhart’s...

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We did not know that she was a diver.  Very cool!

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31 Scuba Divers Share The Creepiest Thing That Happened To Them While Underwater.

31 Scuba Divers Share The Creepiest Thing That Happened To Them While Underwater. | DiverSync | Scoop.it
'You're gonna need a bigger boat.'
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Of shipwrecks and sovereignty

Of shipwrecks and sovereignty | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Something dramatic is emerging from the Arctic ice and it is not just John Franklin's recently discovered ships Erebus and Terror. The discovery of Franklin's ships, lost searching for the Northwest Passage in 1845, has been overshadowed by dramatic revelations of archaeologica
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British treasure hunters discover chest in a sunken ship that could contain up to $130 million of Nazi gold

British treasure hunters discover chest in a sunken ship that could contain up to $130 million of Nazi gold | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Following the Allied landings in Normandy in 1944, the defeat of Nazi Germany loomed. With Soviet forces closing in from the east and Western Allies crossi
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Teaching Your Kids to Dive: PADI Junior Rescue Diver

Teaching Your Kids to Dive: PADI Junior Rescue Diver | DiverSync | Scoop.it
In the sixth of our series on dive programs for children, we’ll cover everything you need to know about the PADI Junior Rescue Diver Course. 
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WWII History is Alive in the Solomon Islands

WWII History is Alive in the Solomon Islands | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The Solomon Islands is a famed dive destination, partially for the World War II wrecks in its waters. But there's plenty of history to see topside as well.
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History Meets Technology in Shipwreck Alley

History Meets Technology in Shipwreck Alley | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The vast stretches of cold, fresh water in the Great Lakes hide the stories of thousands of ships that wrecked in our nation’s inland seas.
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Scuba Diving Newfoundland's Bell Island Mine

Scuba Diving Newfoundland's Bell Island Mine | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Bell Island Mine is an underwater time capsule of a Canadian isle's heroic struggle to support a war effort while protecting a now-lost culture and way of life.
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Demolition of Prohibition-era wall reveals centuries-old wine collection

Demolition of Prohibition-era wall reveals centuries-old wine collection | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Museum workers in New Jersey broke through a Prohibition-era wall and a locked wooden cage to discover over 50 bottles and 42 demijohns of rare Madeira wine dating back as early as 1769.
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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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One of the fastest ships in history may finally be used again since its last use in 1952 ...

One of the fastest ships in history may finally be used again since its last use in 1952 ... | DiverSync | Scoop.it
For enthusiastic maritime historians, this is something incredible! The S.S. United States may finally have a chance to be put to use again on the vast oce
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Great Lakes, Great Secrets: Unearthing Shipwrecks in Lake Michigan

Great Lakes, Great Secrets: Unearthing Shipwrecks in Lake Michigan | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Deep beneath the surface of Lake Michigan, hundreds of wrecked ships lie dormant, teeming with undiscovered artifacts. It's up to Caitlin Zant, a maritime archaeologist with the Wisconsin Historical Society, to venture underwater and unearth the secrets buried in the Lake's cold waters. Get ready for a plunge hundreds of years in the making.
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Technical Diving for Beginners

Technical Diving for Beginners | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Entry-level courses make technical diving for beginners an attainable challenge. Are you ready to enter the world of tech?
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Dunkirk beach - Shipwrecks

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A couple of years ago, well before we knew there would be a movie made about it, I visited the Dunkirk beaches. There still are two ship wrecks from th
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Meet the shipwreck hunter searching for the 'holy grail' in Antarctica

Meet the shipwreck hunter searching for the 'holy grail' in Antarctica | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Shipwreck hunter David Mearns has uncovered HMAS Sydney and set the world record for deep-sea discoveries. But there's one famous ship deep in Antarctic waters that's eluded him.

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Salvage company wants rights to shipwreck’s treasure

Salvage company wants rights to shipwreck’s treasure | DiverSync | Scoop.it
A US marine salvage company that discovered a sunken World War I ship years ago wants to be named owner of the vessel — and the nearly 19 tons of silve
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Dive Back in Time at These 5 National Park Shipwrecks

Dive Back in Time at These 5 National Park Shipwrecks | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Shipwrecks often call to mind images of the Caribbean Sea and pirate adventures on the open waters — both of which are somewhat limited
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Scuba Divers Searching for Emperor's 2,000-Year-Old Party Barge

Scuba Divers Searching for Emperor's 2,000-Year-Old Party Barge | DiverSync | Scoop.it
One of Caligula's three lost barges could still lie for divers to find beneath Italy's Lake Nemi.
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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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