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Mining excavator wreck, Poland

By Mariusz

See this amazing underwater scan of a mining excavator wreck by my student Bartłomiej Pitala. It is located in one of flooded quarries in Poland. This model was produced during our Fundamentals of Underwater Photogrammetry On-line Course. Mining excavator wreck by Bartłomiej Pitala Here is the description by the author himself: This wreck lies on…

Wilhelm wreck, Poland

By Mariusz

Wilhelm wreck was sunk for divers training purposes and as a diving attraction of the Jaworzno-Szczakowa “Koparki” quarry in Poland. Model created by my student Bartłomiej Pitala. It is one of the models he produced during our Fundamentals of Underwater Photogrammetry On-line Course. Model of Wilhelm wreck by Bartłomiej Pitala

Wreck of AN2 plane, Poland

By Mariusz

This wreck of AN2 plane lies on the bottom of Zakrzówek quarry (12 m), in Poland. The model was created by my student Bartłomiej Pitala during our Fundamentals of Underwater Photogrammetry On-Line Course.

I have just found another treasure under water!

By Mariusz

Earlier today, while diving at one of the ancient shipwrecks in Vis, Croatia, I found another treasure. I discovered an ancient Greek jug. I reported the item to the Croatian Ministry of Culture and Media and it will be recovered by them in the near future. Here is what the jug looks like If you…

Tugboat Mars (Rebocador Marte), Brasil

By Mariusz

A great underwater scan of Tugboat Mars (Rebocador Marte) by my student Geoffrey Taber who has recently completed our Fundamentals of Underwater Photogrammetry On-line Course. As the author described, the wreck lies at a depth of 30 meters, 12 kilometers off the coast of Northeast Brazil, near the village of Porto de Galinhas.

I have just found a piece of ancient pottery in Vis!

By Mariusz

This piece of ancient pottery looks very different from broken ancient Roman amphorae we find in Vis all the time. I have just found it while diving and straight away reported it to the Croatian Ministry of Culture and Media. They are really interested in examining it. I will let you know more, when I…

I have found an ancient Roman jug under water!

By Mariusz

Yesterday, while diving in Vis, I found an ancient Roman jug. I reported in to the Croatian Ministry of Culture and Media and they will let me know when they can come to recover it. Here is a photo what it looks like. If you find any object of archaeological interest under water or on…

Ancient Roman shipwreck, Croatia

By Mariusz

This ship sank about 2,000 years ago near the small island of Šćedro, and to this day lies almost intact at a depth of 45 meters. This ancient Roman shipwreck is one of the few known well-preserved wrecks from that time, which makes it a unique find. What we can see so far are more…

Two wrecks in 3d, Cyprus

By Mariusz

During this project we scanned two wrecks in 3D using Photogrammetry. These two wrecks are located near Paphos, Cyprus and are quite popular among divers. Achilleas was a Greek vessel that exploded and sank in 1975. The White Star previously known as Ivana Ivanova, was a Russian ship that sank on February 18th 2007 during…

Old anchors, Cyprus

By Mariusz

These two old anchors lie at a depth of about 4m near the Paphos Harbour in Cyprus. Nobody wants to say how they got there. One story is that divers found them in much deeper waters and then moved them just near the shore to serve as underwater attractions during diving introduction programs. How much…

Maltese patrol boat P31, Malta

By Mariusz

This ship used to be called Pasewalk (GS05). I was built in East Germany between 1968 and 1969 and served in Volksmarine until 1990, when it was disbandedand and later sold to Malta (1992). Maltese Offshore Command of the Maritime Squadron of the Armed Forces of Malta changed the name to P31 and used the…