There are not many people who get the opportunity to have a Japanese Zero fighter plane, a Betty Bomber plane and a Japanese Destroyer as the backdrop to their open water dives on the PADI Open Water diver course but that was the case for Jennifer Cuzzocrea who recently successfully completed her PADI Open Water…Details
The Sankisan Maru in Truk Lagoon is one of the finest coral and artifact sites. This small to medium sized freighter with brimming holds of ordinance and ammunition, was originally anchored close off Uman Island’s west shores, cowering close to other larger empty ships drawing the American’s main concentration of bombs and torpedos. Her Captain…Details
The San Francisco in Truk Lagoon is a “classic” but deep wreck. Famous for tanks on board.
Medium-large, old 5-hold freighter with a split profile.
It’s depth is 150ft (45.7m) to the superstructure and 170ft (51.8m) to the deck.
Thor’s Lair – an new exclusive luxury king size suite – has been created from two former main deck cabins, featuring a huge king size bed, adjoining bed settee, 44 inch TV monitor/player, PC table/chair, carpeted walls, 4 view windows, walk-in closet, bar fridge, bedside lighting controls, and large shower/toilet room. It is available for…Details
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The Hoki Maru is another wreck sitting upright in the Fourth Fleet Anchorage loaded with cargo. At the time of the US attacks she was carrying a large amount of aviation fuel in the forward holds which caused a huge explosion now leaving only remains of the forward part of this ex-New Zealand ship. On…Details
This extremely large wreck sits on its starboard side in shallow water meaning coral growth is heavy on the port beam and marine life is plentiful. With the largest bow and stern guns on offer in Truk, the Rio De Janeiro was the after lunch dive on this particularly beautiful afternoon on the lagoon. As…Details
After such a brilliant end to last year, here on the Thorfinn we will endeavor to make 2011 another special year and already into February we have begun in spectacular fashion. So that everyone interested in Truk Lagoon and the SS Thorfinn can get regular updates, I will write Divemaster Logs for you to read…Details