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|Yukon May-13-2001 -   2002/04/06||Viewed 158 times this month, last update: 2002/04/06|
|May 13th dive trip to the wreck of the Yukon|
On May 13th, Chris and Matt Bell and I drove down to San Diego to dive the
beautifull wreck of the Yukon.
The Yukon, durring it's life was a Canadian destroyer, 350 feet long, with
full huge gun turrets, the works. About a year ago it was sunk in about
100 feet of water to become a dive park and a new artificial reef. It's a
great dive, if a little cold.
We took the dive boat the "Luis Ann" out, which is great little boat, with
knowledgable staff. It's only a 15 minute ride out, which is great.
On the boat we met Greg Olson, a friend of Chris' from the dive shop where they
both work. Greg and Chris buddied up to actually penetrate the wreck and seek
out the engine room, while Matt and I decided to tour the aft end of the
Below are the pictures Matt took, which I scanned in and tried to doctor up
as much as possible.
Here are all the pictures
|Here's me checking out the inside of one of the propeller cowls.
|This is probably the best shot of me and the propeller. It's not actually a propeller, just kind of a big disk
used as a placeholder for a propeller. I guess they didn't want to sink a nice workable propeller, even though
that would have been cool. On the high-resolution scan of this image, you can read my depth off my computer,
I'm at 84 feet.
|This is a terrible picture of me swimming up to check out one of the rudders. You can see it in the background.
Eaqsily 10 feet accross. Two of them.
|A hatch opening from the top deck of the ship. That's the railing in the distance with the kelp
growing on it.
|Another smaller hatch.
|A rare action shot of me. Yes, I'm breathing. Notice how my nice drysuit is all puffy filled up with insulating
air. Comfy warm.
|Some odd alge
|A blow-up of a picture of a little Jelly Fish. It was probably three inches across. We run into a lot of
jelly critters, but most are smaller and less colorful.
|Greg, though who could tell if he didn't label everything!?
|Greg in front of one of the Yukon's deck guns.
|At one time this was fierce. I'm sure the Canadians blasted some pretty big holes in stuff. Paper targets,
that kind of thing. :-)
|Rockfish sitting under the hull
|That's probably me... Goin up!
jeffery (2005-06-29): great website!!!! i love to dive.
See also: SCUBA