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(New York Daily News)   100 years after its sinking, wreck divers find ship no one cares about anymore   (nydailynews.com) divider line 55
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2013-06-10 08:07:28 PM

flondrix: TheManMythLegend: I don't know about iron, but there are people who raise old trees that have been on the bottom sinse the old logging days.

Do they have any special value?  I seem to remember logs being deliberately sunk in anoxic water for some reason back in the middle ages.


HUGE value! Look up tritonlogging dot com. Pretty fascinating stuff. And ain't none of them loggers missin teef and havin to deal wig a grumpy ole man.
 
2013-06-10 08:17:42 PM

flondrix: TheManMythLegend: I don't know about iron, but there are people who raise old trees that have been on the bottom sinse the old logging days.

Do they have any special value?  I seem to remember logs being deliberately sunk in anoxic water for some reason back in the middle ages.


Highest quality, straightest, oldest trees are felled first. Theres some high dollar old growth wood sitting on the bottom out there.
 
2013-06-10 10:10:21 PM

flondrix: TheManMythLegend: I don't know about iron, but there are people who raise old trees that have been on the bottom sinse the old logging days.

Do they have any special value?  I seem to remember logs being deliberately sunk in anoxic water for some reason back in the middle ages.



The old trees are nice and wide so you get some good dense boards.
 
2013-06-10 10:28:30 PM

Voiceofreason01: mainsail: StrikitRich: Wreck divers can go down as far as 535'?

Yep, they just don't come back up again. Well, unless they're wearing a NEWT suit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newtsuit

Divers using scuba and mixed gases have gone below 1000ft.


yup, but not many.the last open circuit guy nearly checked himself out, as I recall.
 
2013-06-10 10:32:05 PM

kqc7011: Hope they find the the Inkerman and Cerisoles one of these days.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_minesweepers_Inkerman_and_Ceriso le s


I know a couple guys who are using side-band scans to search for them. Interesting story, those ships, and the Shoal.
 
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