Cecil Green, Gulf of Thailand - 1973

The above picturess are curtesy of John Wishney. One picture shows John and the Green standing on a shoal in the Gulf of Thailand, circa 1973.

The bridge fathometer had been miscalibrated in Singapore. Some basic math on the Geonav display made that evident, but no one believed it. At about 3am the inevitabel happened and the Green ran aground. Not a great deal of damage was done other than the Geonav transducer was smashed through its seals, thereby flooding the hold which John had to dive into and close the leak.

John Wishney

Maybe some folks will recognize themselves in the photos.