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Old 06-01-2010, 06:02 AM
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Originally Posted by BACKTOTHESEA View Post
I have dove both wrecks. The visability usually sucks on the blackpoint but is generally decent on the 853. The sub is really deteriorating. Not sure if I would go through it anymore. One of my favorite dives.

It is certainly an underwater grave site, no shortage of bones and sculls. I cannot imagine the fear the submariners had when they got hit (multiple times).
On one of the dive sites, I read that Blackpoint is in really bad shape too. It's split in half and deteriorating fast.

Then again, it was sunk 65 years ago. I guess that is to be expected.
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