Virgin Islands, Spring 2006

Diving the wreck of the RMS Rhone

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Heading to the Rhone - St. John in the background


Our first meeting, Mr. Crab


Captain Charlie leads the way under the wreck


The hull of the Rhone, sunk in 1867


Deep inside the hull of the Rhone


One of the Rhone's cannons


Blue striped grunts


Brain coral


The "Grecian columns" of the Rhone


Coral thriving on the reef


Branching tube sponges


Yellow goatfish


Divers explore the wreck


Beautiful surface interval between dives


Salt Island in the background


Beautiful brain coral


Coral reef and divers


More Rhone remains


Sea rod


Sand diver


French grunts


Divers check out the ship's gigantic screw propeller


Fantastic corals


A Spanish hogfish says goodbye


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