It’s something like the classic “chicken and egg story.” Which came first? In Terry Dwyer’s case the question is “shipwrecks or scuba diving?” There never was any doubt in his mind. His sole purpose to dive was to facilitate his passion for searching shipwrecks. Thrill of the unknown drives shipwreck hunter
It has been said that cave diving is one of the most dangerous sports in America. That is because in a cave you cannot always get directly to the surface. It can become a big problem if a diver does not manage his or her gas properly.
Anticosti Island is situated right at the mouth of the St. Lawrence River. Some 8,000 square kilometres in size, Anticosti Island is large enough to have Prince Edward Island for lunch with room left over for a dessert of half of PEI again. Now that’s big.It is very sparsely populated (264 people in 1991), with most residents concentrated in the village of Port-Menier on the western tip of the island. It was discovered by Jacques Cartier in 1534, and was granted to Louis Joliet ...
Here is the next story on The Scuba News Canada's continuing series on "A Shipwreck in Every Province in Canada" This is probably the most famous shipwreck in Canada, and that can be attributed to Gordon LightLight!
My girlfriend and I are both PADI dive masters and work part-time for a local Vancouver Island Dive shop . We both learned to dive in cold water and have done all of our training in cold water. We dive regularly, averaging around 160 dives a year.
The UASBC is a group of vocational archaeologists, historians and shipwreck divers dedicated to researching, locating, identifying, surveying, and protecting the maritime heritage of the province of BC, Canada. The UASBC is committed to this task for the interest, education and benefit of all British Columbians.