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Thistlegorm

Discussion in 'Shipwrecks' started by Zubar, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. Zubar

    Zubar Active Member
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    A video trying to slow the decay of the wreck. I think it's well made and is well measured. The maker Denis Zorin has really worked hard to improve things on the wreck. Anyone who have dived her will know what it means.

     
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  2. jb2cool

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    It's pretty sad and i'll watch it properly when i get home but you have to remember that the wreck is 74 years old and it would fall apart anyway sooner or later so not all of the damage you see on it can be attributed to dive boats. There was an attempt in the past to build a permanent mooring system around the Thistlegorm (Does not help other wrecks like the Rosalie Moller) but that proved not to be a success. There was talk of second attempt at the mooring system but i've not heard much about that.
     
  3. Dan Payne

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    Watched the video a while back before we dived it. The damage from mooring is evident in so many places.

    We asked our guide about the mooring situation and he said that it was been looked into but unfortunately he didn't think anyone would be willing to stump up the cash to find a suitable solution.
     

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