Inside a Sunken Battleship

Orkney’s Haunting Depth

Exploration Evokes Reminiscence

Bernie Chowdhury prepares to dive Scapa Flow, Orkney. Copyright: Thomas A. Easop
The author prepares to dive Scapa Flow, Orkney. Copyright: Thomas A. Easop

I was 20 feet inside the German World War One shipwreck Markgraf and 120 feet below the water’s surface. I moved slowly — cautiously — methodically — to ensure the fine silt covering all exposed surfaces was left undisturbed.

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Bernie Chowdhury

Bernie Chowdhury

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Author of The Last Dive (Harper-Collins, non-fiction, 2000, published in 11 languages).