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Book Review: Wreck Site by Fred Lockwood

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Wreck Site is the fifth book in the Jack Collier series.  Our story in this latest installment by Fred Lockwood is centred around the excavation of a ninth century wreck, containing Chinese artifacts.  In the shallow waters of the Quimbas Archipelago in Mozambique, the discovery of the ancient wreck results in an archaeological expedition requiring the services of the Marine Salvage and Investigation Company.

Our lead characters, Jack and Sandro accompany their ship the MV Sultano to Mozambique to provide the expedition with onsite support.  However, as soon as the expedition begins, accidents befall the project and as the bodies begin to pile up, suspicions are raised that the project may be less an archaeological dig and more a looting operation by corrupt officials.

As the danger mounts for both team members and the fate of the recovered items, Jack and Sandro will have to unpick the evidence and fight for the survival of their crew and business.

Wreck Site delivers an action packed page turner, with plenty of dive drama, ancient artifacts, grizzly murder and our heroes fighting for justice, what more can you ask for.  As always, Fred Lockwood delivers another well-researched adventure novel.

For more information about his book series, you can check out the reviews of his previous books here on Scubaverse.


  • Title: Wreck Site
  • Author: Fred Lockwood
  • ISBN: 979-8510545906

Available in a paperback version and for Kindle from Amazon and book stores. For more information about Fred Lockwood visit his website by clicking here.

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The BiG Scuba Podcast Episode 172: Dr. Joseph Dituri

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Joseph Dituri

Gemma and Ian chat to Dr. Joseph Dituri. Dr. Jospeh Dituri lived undersea for 100 Days in a mission combining education, ocean conservation research, and the study of the physiological and psychological effects of compression on the human body.  

Dituri enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1985. He served continuously on active service upon various ships and shore stations where he was involved in every aspect of diving and special operations work from saturation diving and deep submergence to submersible design and clearance diving. Now that he is retired from 28 years of active service to the United States, he is the president of the International Board of Undersea Medicine. He also volunteers his time as the CEO of the Association for Marine Exploration. He is an invited speaker on motivational, sea and space related topics.

Fuelled by his passion for exploration, discovery, adventure, and making the greatest possible positive contribution to the world, he is fighting for change in a big way and with great enthusiasm.

You can listen to Episode 172 of the BiG Scuba Podcast here.

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The BiG Scuba Podcast Episode 171: Kirk Krack & DEEP

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Gemma and Ian from the BiG Scuba Podcast recently visited the team at DEEP. Kirk Krack is the Human Diver Performance Lead. This podcast conversation with Kirk was recorded back in 2020 and sets the scene showcasing Kirks diving experience. More information and conversation will be featured in future episodes about DEEP.

In this episode, Gemma and Ian also talk about Dive Fitness, Ian’s Dry suit, an upcoming dive trip to the M2 wreck, and this year’s upcoming Go Diving Show.

You can listen to Episode 171 of the BiG Scuba Podcast here.

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