PBM-3R 'Mariner' at Kwajalein Atoll...

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  1. corsairfreak

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    Hi everyone,

    With all the emails coming in from all over, regarding the 'Glen' wrecks, I almost forgot to share this series of pictures as well! Silly me...:rolleyes:

    Anyway, here's pictures I took on another recent dive I did. This is a PBM-3R 'Mariner' that lies about 3 miles west of Ebeye. Depth at this wreck is 130 feet at the level just under the wings. The -3R is a rare transport version of the PBM.

    There's another PBM not far from this one, which is a -5. I've seen pics of it, but haven't dived on it yet, and it has the remains of the radome behind the cockpit. Anyway, on to the -3R pics...please note that if you save these pics, the label "pbm1" has only to do with the fact that this was the first PBM I dove, not it's subtype...

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    The other divers in the pics are Kristi and Kevin, two of my friends. Second set in the next post...
     
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    Here's the next set...

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    Hope you like the pics. Cheers all! :)

    Dan
     
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    Very nice, mate!:D
     
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    No kidding they are fantastic shots.
     
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    Yep , excellent pictures.:cool: THX for uploading here M8.:D
     
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    Excellent!
     
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    Very cool Dan! You're one lucky guy!!
     
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    Considering she is on the bottom of the ocean for 60 years she looks in pretty good shape if you ask me.
     
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    Considering the age and how long that's been under water, it's in pretty good shape. Neat pics.
     
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    Dear Air, I looked it up on the internet ( Goggle). It was quite a plane! Thanks for photos. Looks like you guys had fun! Think I'll visit planes in a dryer setting....*grin* Karl
     
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    Thanks guys, glad you like the pics. I'll have images up of the other PBM, as soon as I can get to where it's at to dive the wreck.

    Cheers! :)

    Dan
     
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