One of the less publicised attacks on Truk was a raid carried out by a British led task group on the 14th – 15th June 1945. By this time Truk had been neutralised as a major threat to operations in the Pacific and ‘Operation Inmate’ as the attack was called wasn’t much more than a…Details
We have just successfully completed sea trials on our starboard boiler which over the past few weeks has been getting re-tubed by a specialist team from the Philippines. Because we have two Foster Wheeler type D boilers it meant we could carry on diving operations as normal during this period. We continue to invest in our vessel, Truk Lagoon’s…Details
SS Thorfinn is proud to announce the launch of a special new package created especially for rebreather divers visiting Truk Lagoon. We are now pleased to offer a custom full service plan tailored to the needs of divers without bubbles..! SS Thorfinn has long supported rebreather divers supplying dedicated rebreather cylinders and Sofnolime but we…Details
Using ‘Enriched Air’ or ’Nitrox’ also sometimes called ’EANx’ is a great way to extend your bottom times without going into decompression especially on repetitive daily dives. As well as gaining longer no decompression limits, using enriched air nitrox also results in a reduced decompression penalty due to the lower level of nitrogen absorbed during…Details
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
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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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