The remains of an 1898 shipwreck off the coast of Connecticut has been identified by a maritime avocational research team as the schooner Oscar C. Aiken On October 23rd, 1898 the seventy-four-foot-long schooner Oscar C. Aiken, bound to Newport Rhode Island with a cargo of coal, foundered a mile and a half east of Bartlett… more
Posts from December, 2019
Over the past few years we’ve been investigating uncharted wrecks in the area West of North Dumpling in Fishers Island Sound. We’d known for a long time about four wrecks in this area and when NOAA “recently” found a fifth wreck we decided to look into what else might be there. We found and investigated… more
Here’s a break from shipwrecks cluttering the bottom. I’ve been helping with a project where there was interest in the ocean floor with no man made material. Each image covers 320 feet in width, the longer one covers 800 feet in length and the shorter one is 400 feet. 320 feet x 800 feet 320 feet… more
We received our first United States Coast Guard Academy “Challenge Coin” for assisting with a Side Scan Sonar and video survey of a NOAA RULET (Remediation of Underwater Legacy Environmental Threats) shipwreck in Long Island Sound.
Cape Cod Times October 3, 2016 British Shipwreck Emerges From the Sand http://www.capecodtimes.com/news/20161003/wreck-of-british-freighter-discovered-off-orleans A ship wrecked on Cape Cod in the 1930s was buried for years in the shifting sands. A survey in late September showed that it is slowly emerging from beneath the ocean floor. Two marine companies, Sound Underwater Survey of Griswold, CT… more