Sunday, July 31, 2005

Shot of the Day

The USS Pilotfish (SS-386) was used as a target for the Operation Crossroads atomic bomb test at Bikini Atoll in July 1946 and lies in 175 feet of water.

USS Pilotfish (SS-386) Bikini Atoll
(Source: US National Park Service)

The USS Pilotfish as well as the USS Apogon (SS-308) are among a number of wrecks from the nuclear tests that are now dive destinations.

1 comment:

WillyShake said...

VERY cool shot!