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by paul
Wed Oct 08, 2008 6:48 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Solomon Is wrecks, snorkelling?
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Re: Solomon Is wrecks, snorkelling?

Yes. There are the beached/semi-submerged japanese cargo ships Boneg I&II on Guadalcanal, The Toa Maru near Gizo, the Kasi Maru on New Georgia, and several aircraft in shallow waters near Gizo, Munda, Seghi, etc. Plus of course lots of wrecks on shore. Contact the local dive centers, they will have ...
by paul
Sun Jun 08, 2008 1:30 pm
Forum: Pacific Wrecks Updates & Information
Topic: Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington
Replies: 3
Views: 5156

Re: Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington

That is indeed how the story goes. It's been a while since I was there, but Danny Kennedy at Dive Gizo has done research and I read a file that described the incident pretty much like the above. The F6F in question is nearly intact and an easy dive.
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