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Exploration activities in the seabed

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Year 2016

“C-47”

Discovery area:

Ognina (Siracusa)

Batimetrica:

70 metri.

Description:

Identified with the number 41-18698, shot down on the night of July 13, 1943, during the “Fustian” operation

Year 2017 Gue Project

Naval battle of the Egadi

Discovery area:

Levanzo

Batimetrica:

83 meters.

Description:

Prospecting, surveying and documentation of the archaeological site off Levanzo at about 83 meters deep, which was the scene of one of the largest naval battles in ancient history. The victory of the Roman fleet over the Carthaginian one which decreed the end of the first Punic war.

YEAR 2017

Ship of blankets

discovery area::

Portopalo (Siracusa)

Batimetrica:

90 meters.

Description:

Probable identification: Capetan Christos sunk on January 22, 1978, built in 1960 by Mitsubishi Zosen (Shimoneseki, Japan).

Year 2017

Bomb Ship

Discovery area:

Siracusa

Batimetrica:

101 Metres

Description:

bullets present in the “Bomb Ship”

Year 2017

Wellington

Discovery area:

AMP “Plemmirio” (Siracusa)

Batimetrica:

between 33 and 36 meters.

Description:

Identified as Wellington X HE756, shot down on the night of 10 July 1943 during the “Ladbroke” operation.

Year 2018 GUE Project

Dendrophyllia ramea

Discovery area:

Avola (Siracusa)

Batimetrica:

75-83 meters.

Description:

Positioning, periodic lens cleaning and recovery of two video cameras positioned for 5 months on a depth of 75 and 83 meters for a study on the growth of Dendrophyllia ramea.

Years 2018 GUE Project

Battaglia delle Egadi ship

Discovery area:

Levanzo

Batimetrica:

83 meters.

Description:

Core drilling, survey and positioning of identification labels

Year 2018

Caccia Statunitense

Discovery area:

Brucoli (Siracusa)

Batimetrica:

57 meters

Description:

The plane is upside down, covered in sand and covered with a trawl net. Probably
it is a Havoc A20 or a B25 Mitchell.

Year 2019 GUE Project

Nave Battaglia delle Egadi

Discovery area:

Levanzo

Batimetrica:

83 meters

Description:

photo from the ROV of the Hercules ship which portrays the harness activities of the “rostrum 14” and recognition of the competent authorities.

Year 2019

Smoke Float MK1

Discovery area:

Fontane Bianche (Siracusa)

Batimetrica:

dai 14 ai 32 metri.

Description:

Identification of the fog generators used between 9 and 14 July during the Allied landing in Sicily “Operation Husky”. Localization and detection of the fog generators used to cover the vessels in the “Acid” area of ​​the “George” beach.

Year 2019

Cant 506/B

Discovery area:

AMP “Plemmirio” (Siracusa)

Batimetrica:

60 meters.

Description:

Cant 506 / B seaplane used to rescue at sea crashed on 24 March 1942 during a rescue attempt.

Year 2019

RELITTO DELLE CIOTOLE

Discovery area:

Ognina (Siracusa)

Batimetrica:

67 meters

Description:

Finding of jugs, bowls and lids dating back to the late Roman period

Year 2020

GUE PROJECT RELITTO DELLE CIOTOLE

Discovery area:

Ognina (Siracusa)

Batimetrica:

67 meters.

Description:

Site survey, documentation and cleaning activities and prospecting with metal detector

SPELEOLOGIA

Ginnie Springs “Orecchio Del Diavolo”

Location

Ginnie Springs, Florida (USA)

Note:

Cave diving

Description:

Just outside the “Ear” of Ginnie Springs and entrance to Manatee Springs.

SPELEOLOGIA

Sac Actun, Messico

Location

Yucatan, Messico

Note:

Cave Diving

Description:

Sidemount in the Xulo-Caterpillar beam and in the Sac Actun system.

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