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This article is intended to provide the already qualified Scuba diver with information which will help to plan dives in the waters of (Insert region name here), whether as a local resident or a visitor. Information is provided without prejudice, and is not guaranteed accurate or complete. Use it at your own risk.  
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This article is intended to provide the already qualified Scuba diver with information which will help to plan dives in the waters of [[Chuuk]] in the Federated states of [[Micronesia]], whether as a local resident or a visitor. Information is provided without prejudice, and is not guaranteed accurate or complete. Use it at your own risk.  
  
 
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*[[Chuuk Lagoon]] — wreck diving, including optional penetration, on a huge number of ship and aircraft wrecks from World War II's Operation Hailstorm.
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===Mitubishi "Betty"===
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[[Image:1849_aquaimages.jpg|thumb|Mitsubishi "Betty" bomber]]
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===Fujikawa Maru===
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[[Image:Bow gun of the Fujikawa Maru wreck, Truk Lagoon, Micronesia.jpg|thumb|Bow gun of the Fujikawa Maru]]
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===Hoki Maru===
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[[Image:1856_aquaimages.jpg|thumb|1930's truck in the hold of the Hoki Maru]]
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[[Image:Diver and soft corals next to the mast of the Hoki Maru wreck, Truk Lagoon, Micronesia.jpg|thumb|Diver and soft corals next to the mast of the Hoki Maru]]
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===Nippo Maru===
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[[Image:Japanese 2-man tankette on the deck of the Nippo Maru wreck, Truk Lagoon, Micronesia.jpg|thumb|2-man light tank on the deck of the Nippo Maru]]
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===Unkai Maru===
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[[Image:Divers next to the mast of the Unkai Maru wreck, Truk Lagoon, Micronesia.jpg|thumb|Divers next to the mast of the Unkai Maru]]
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===Yamagiri Maru===
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[[Image:Diver photographing artillery shells in hold of the Yamagiri Maru wreck, Truk Lagoon, Micronesia.jpg|thumb|Diver photographing 18-inch artillery shells in the Yamagiri Maru]]
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Revision as of 18:35, 11 June 2012

    This article is a travel topic

This article is intended to provide the already qualified Scuba diver with information which will help to plan dives in the waters of Chuuk in the Federated states of Micronesia, whether as a local resident or a visitor. Information is provided without prejudice, and is not guaranteed accurate or complete. Use it at your own risk.

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Understand

General topography

Climate, weather and sea conditions

Marine ecology

Equipment

Dive sites

  • Chuuk Lagoon — wreck diving, including optional penetration, on a huge number of ship and aircraft wrecks from World War II's Operation Hailstorm.

Mitubishi "Betty"

Mitsubishi "Betty" bomber

Understand:

Position:
Depth:
Topography:
Conditions:

Fujikawa Maru

Bow gun of the Fujikawa Maru

Understand:

Position:
Depth:
Topography:
Conditions:

Hoki Maru

1930's truck in the hold of the Hoki Maru
Diver and soft corals next to the mast of the Hoki Maru

Understand:

Position:
Depth:
Topography:
Conditions:

Nippo Maru

2-man light tank on the deck of the Nippo Maru
Light artillery piece on the deck of the Nippo Maru

Understand:

Position:
Depth:
Topography:
Conditions:

Unkai Maru

Divers next to the mast of the Unkai Maru


Understand:

Position:
Depth:
Topography:
Conditions:

Yamagiri Maru

Diver photographing 18-inch artillery shells in the Yamagiri Maru

Understand:

Position:
Depth:
Topography:
Conditions:

Respect

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  • Recompression chamber
  • DAN hotline

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