Operation Deadlight Expedition 2001
These pages are the diving journal of Innes McCartney from his Operation Deadlight Expedition 2001. They were updated daily while the expedition is underway, it ended on July 27, 2001.
Day one: 14th July, 2001
On this first dive they discover the type VIID U-218!
Day two: 15th July, 2001
Adi Schnee's U-2511!
Day three: 16th July, 2001
They located a war casualty - never dived before!
Day four: 17th July, 2001
Located the U-861, unable to dive in poor weather.
Day five: 18th July, 2001
Still poor weather.
Day seven: 22nd July, 2001
Diving the U-778
Day eight: 23rd July, 2001
Diving the U-281.
Day nine: 24th July, 2001
Locating the U-155 at last!
Day ten: 25th July, 2001
Diving the U-637.
Day eleven: 26th July, 2001
Unknown type VIIC.
Day twelve: 27th July, 2001
Unknown type VIIC. The last dive day.
This is a dive expedition onto the resting place of the German U-boats scuttled in 1945-1945 during Operation Deadlight by the Allies.
Visit the homepage of the expedition here.
Operation Deadlight Expedition Phase II will be running from 3rd to 18th May 2002. Any interested SPONSORS and possibly divers should email Innes McCartney as soon as possible. We are making history - the hard way - Please support us.!!