Techfest 2014: Shipwrecks of Truk Lagoon Family

Techfest 2014: Shipwrecks of Truk Lagoon

  • Date

    Monday 22 September 2014

  • venue

    TechFest

  • time

    7pm

  • age

    Adults, Teens

  • price

    £6 inc. bf | Concession £5 inc. bf

  • genre

    Family

Techfest 2014

Shipwrecks of Truk Lagoon

Cowdray Hall

During WWII Truk Lagoon was the heavily fortified and secret Japanese naval & air base in the Pacific. During the war 50 large freighters filled with valuable war cargoes were sitting ducks and one by one were sunk. The war moved on and the Japanese shipwrecks were forgotten about until 1969 when Jacques Cousteau led an expedition there and rediscovered the first of them - the others have been rediscovered since. The shipwrecks lay unsalvaged and so Truk has become the most famous wreck diving site in the world.  Join local shipwreck author and technical diver Rod Macdonald of Stonehaven as he discusses the "Shipwrecks of the Truk Lagoon."

Presented by: Rod MacDonald"


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