2013 Truk Lagoon

2013 Truk Lagoon

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First dive, where's the ship


Snap


Fujikawa Maru plaque


Macentsi polishes Kimiuo Aisek's plaque


Coral on the Fujikawa


Bow gun


Bow telegraph


Still set to 'holy shit'


Coral around the bow gun


Looking down the side of the ship


Encrusted barrel


Something important


Gas masks


Spare prop blades and shell casings


Let's go through there


And down the ladder


Zero fighter in the hold


Zero tail


Stick and rudder pedals


Wing gun and fuel barrels


Up the stairs to the bridge


Soft coral


Hanging near the cargo mast


Nanananana Bat Fish!


Cargo mast towards the sky


Where's the ship gone


One fish, two fish, red fish ...


Sponges and things


Click


Ascidian, I think


Nice soft coral


Snorkelling on an upturned zero


Wing gun


Bits and pieces on the Kiyosumi Maru


Fire extinguisher might have come in handy


Into the Kiyosumi


In we go


A giant spool of something or other


Back out in the light


Looking out


Pete threads his way


Gun barrels pointing skyward


Empty lifeboat davits. Kinda poignant


Gas mask and femur


Upsidedown christmas-tree worm


Nice bit of staghorn


Giant prop of the Rio De Janeiro Maru


A long straight something


Bottles of saki on the wall


Into the Rio we go


Turn this


The hull of the Rio De Janeiro Maru


Bowl and bottles


A broken guage


Broken plates


Old bottle


Rain rain rain


Spare torpedoes in the Heian Maru


Torpedo warehead


A coral-encrusted something


Name


Medical kit on the Shinkoku Maru


Fill yer boots


Saucepan


Another extinguisher. Obviously a popular item on the day


Shinkoku telegraph


A herd of bannerfish


Nice anemone


Another empty davit


Little white sludgy guy


Huge cleat


Unbroken light


Me disappearing into a hole


A-A rounds on the Sankisan Maru


Thousands of rounds


Old truck


The rubber lasts well


Steering wheel


Medicine bottles


Aircraft parts


Aircraft wheel


Sankisan coral


Spot the truck


Bow of the Sankisan Maru


Macentsi prepares to defend the ship


More Sankisan coral


Emperor Angelfish


Nemo's not home


More soft coral


Click again


Spot the spotted eagle ray


Wiring in good shape on the Yamagiri Maru


Ribs, femurs, etc from the poor bugger trapped deep inside the Yamagiri


Flash failed to fire makes for a pretty striking shot


Somehow, his skull is stuck in the roof


These spanners are more than 1 metre in length


More bones


Steamroller


14 inch shells


More Yamagiri shells


Gauges in the Hoyo Maru engine room


Electrical panel


Hoyo is upsidedown


Tonoas Island


Emily flying boat


Emily engine


Soft coral on cockpit window


One of the floats that didn't


Black and white fish


Aircraft battery


Aircraft radio set


Flying boat anchor


Kensho Maru lantern


Kensho bow gun


Bannerfish


Old fan


Giant cylinder head


Engine room gantry - c'mon guys


Let's go through here


John


Galley


Galley2


Outside on Kensho


Back in again at the stern


Old pot


Shell casing


Bunch of random stuff


Radio room giant radio set


Porthole, unbroken and open. Imagine some guy having a look out


Bridge telegraph on Kensho


Time to go up yet


Surface interval


Side of Betty Bomber


PICT0753


Yet another bannerfish


Seat and machine gun


Radio and oxygen bottles


Control panel


Looking out the top gunner's position from inside


To paraphrase '2001' - OMG, it's full of FISH


Little fishies


Cockpit bits


For some reason I really like this shot


Where's the plane


Top gunner position


Fuel tank


Now that looks like a bomber


Another radio


Arty shot


Yellow fish


Deco chamber with integral towel rail


The fleet