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Creepy things found diving

Discussion in 'Basic Scuba Discussions' started by ages, Oct 23, 2001.

  1. jewelofnile69

    jewelofnile69 Barracuda

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: The People's Republic of Madison, WI
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    Great thread. I can't believe I've gone back and read through everything. LOL.

    I've never found anything great. But we do a summer trip up to "Gangster Island" in North Twin Lake, WI every summer with a group of diving friends. The 8 bedroom house was owned by Capone's doctor and many of Capone and his gangster friends summered there. So we fancy finding a tommy gun in the water (never have). Last year we did find a bunch of old bricks (from the early 1900s) and a bunch of rope. None of the rope was attached to the bricks but we like to "think" that there were bodies attached to those ropes and brick (even though no bones were found).

    Finally, one of the guys found a badass eagles talon...but not in the water. It was gross.
     
  2. milbournosphere

    milbournosphere Barracuda

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: San Diego
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    Was that recently? I'll be diving the Yukon for the first time this weekend; I'd like to know if I should be looking Vlad the (shark) Impaler...
     
  3. CDAM68

    CDAM68 Angel Fish

    # of Dives: I just don't log dives
    Location: HB CA
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    A decapitated sea lion at Anacapa Island, creepy thing was the carcass was untouched but the skull which was 30 feet away was stripped clean.
     
  4. elmer fudd

    elmer fudd Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Puget Sound
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    A life sized iron mask complete with holes for the eyes and nostrils and hair parted in the middle.

    I believe it is actual iron too, rather than steel.

    Everybody who sees it agrees it is one of the creepiest things they have seen.
     
  5. Islandheart

    Islandheart HSA Instructor

    # of Dives: 5,000 - ∞
    Location: Orange Park, Florida
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    False Teeth........
     
  6. Santa

    Santa Instructor, Scuba

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Denmark
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    :shocked2:pIIIIICS!
     
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  7. elmer fudd

    elmer fudd Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Puget Sound
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    mask1.jpg mask2.jpg mask3.jpg

    I found this half buried and looking up out of the mud at me. By far the strangest thing I have found underwater. I threw in the double hose to give some perspective on the size.

    My wife thinks it is cursed and doesn't know I have it in the house.
     
  8. Mustard Dave

    Mustard Dave Rebreather Pilot

    # of Dives: I just don't log dives
    Location: Manchester, UK
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    This is the website for Ecclestone Delph, an old quarry now used as an inland dive site: Police Probe Mystery of Butchered Corpse

    In 1979, before it was run as an organised site, two divers found a handless corpse. One has to congratulate them; almost everybody who visits 'Eccy Swamp' complains the visibility is appalling!
     
  9. highdesert

    highdesert ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: None - Not Certified
    Location: SW USA
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    I don't suppose ladies underwear, size XXXL, qualifies as creepy, huh? Roatan about six years ago ...
     
  10. elmer fudd

    elmer fudd Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Puget Sound
    1,094
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    Not half as creepy as a ladies(?) "massager" size XXXL. Tacoma waterfront about 1 year ago.
     

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