On September 29, 2013, Typhoon Wutip swept across the South China Sea sinking 3 ships, which had sought refuge in the lagoon near Pattle Island, Paracel Islands.
The International Diving Institute in Charleston, South Carolina has one of the finest commercial diver training facilities in the entire Western Hemisphere. One of IDI’s founders is a world recognized expert on the salvage of historic shipwrecks and some of its graduates have gone on to work with him on such famous wrecks as the SS Ozama (a gun-runner sunk in 1894) and the DIVE IN > > > Share
Learn about the history, discovery and salvage of the 1913 Lake Huron shipwreck SS Regina. 1987 expedition by underwater archaeologist Dr. E. Lee Spence and discoverer Wayne Brusate. No gold was found but lots of bottles of G.H. Mumm; Veuve Clicquot Champagne; Dewar’s; and Whyte & McKay Scotch as well as thousands of other artifacts were recovered.DIVE IN > > > Share