At 10:21 AM 8/6/03 -0600, you wrote: >Hello. I work for a newspaper in New Jersey called the Courier-Post. We're >writing a story about the original battleship USS New Jersey that was sunk 3 >miles off of Cape Hatteras in 1923. I was trying to find someone who has >dived >down to that ship. > >Have you done that? Or do you know of someone who has? Hi Clark I have not dived the wreck New Jersey yet, it rest in 335fsw very close to the Virginia which rest in 390fsw. I have added several NG list to this email as I know of several divers who have dived those wrecks and are members of those list and I'm sure they will contact you privately. I do know that these wrecks lay in high current water and that just recently I've been told a group tried to dive one of those wrecks and had to be rescued by another boat other than the one they were diving from, those wrecks are best dived in the spring and fall when the current is not as strong I been told by the local Captains. Hope this helps with your story Capt JT >It's very deep - 300 feet or so - which I know is much deeper than the >average >diver would go. > >Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. > >Clark Perks >The Courier-Post >856-486-2956 (work) >856-983-1884 (home) "You can't learn to dive on the net, sooner or later you have to get in the water" Your Guide to Great Wreck Diving along the East Coast & more Web Site http://www.capt-jt.com/ Email captjt@mi*.co* -- Send mail for the `techdiver' mailing list to `email@example.com'. Send subscribe/unsubscribe requests to `firstname.lastname@example.org'.
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