In April 2012 I arrived at the Port Arlington Holiday Units as a wide-eyed, inexperienced archaeological fieldwork volunteer. My only qualifications were the completion of an AIMA/NAS part 1 course, an advanced open water scuba diving ticket and a long-held interest in maritime archaeology.
You can read about that trip starting here, but to quickly recap:
The Clarence was a wooden two-masted schooner built for carrying cargo in 1841 in NSW. During the night of 2 September, 1850 the ship ran aground on a sandbank after the anchor broke. Local residents rescued the132 sheep on board that were destined for Hobart.
I got bitten on the arm today.
By a shark …
A blog about scuba diving, particularly anything related to shipwrecks and sharks but as the underwater world has the ability to constantly surprise, we’re sure to find other things to write about. And since you can’t be underwater all the time, we might cover some land stuff as well.
Scuba diving is one of those sports where there’s always something to learn. My mates have taught me some very valuable scuba diving lessons over the years and here’s the top ten.