Nipo Maru, Truk Lagoon
several months researching the
final years of World War Two particularly in regard to the Pacific war
and the role of the various types of Japanese submarines from midgets to
huge underwater aircraft carriers. He has
also published numerous articles and
photographs on his scuba diving trips,
standards. His articles have appeared in Sportdiving Magazine, Solomon
Airlines Inflight Magazine and Dive Log Australasia.
Scuba diving has been a life-long recreational activity, where Andrew
attained a high level of training and experience. He is a Master Scuba
Diver which is the highest level available to non-professional divers.
He is also certified to dive using Nitrox as a breathing gas and is a
qualified Deep Diver.
As well as diving around his hometown of Brisbane and the east coast of
Australia, Andrew travels overseas for diving holidays. In recent years,
he has visited the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji, New Guinea, New
Caledonia, and Truk Lagoon in Micronesia.