Quite uncanny how the Mersey class boat works for us. The forward seat and bench will be the sonar station, the rear seat and table will be the drop camera and ROV station. The correct power supplies are to hand so no rewiring to do. We have a bit of work to do on the … Read Article
Yesterday marked the beginning of a new era for Deeper Dorset. This might look like a pile of old blocks (and it was) but the fact of the matter was that we had seen this area of rocks on the sidescan sonar in 65ft of water. Because of the regular shape of the rocks and … Read Article
We are about to undertake a mid channel search something we don’t do that often. Normally we are looking very closely at the seabed on short ranges at high frequency to give us the best imagery for spotting half buried cannons etc, here we are looking at a quarter mile swath of seabed from left … Read Article
While the weather remains rubbish Paul and I go through sonar data and this sidescan sonar screen grab highlights the enormity of our task in the hunt for aircraft. We are mid channel in 200ft of water and the diameter of my highlight circle is around 70 metres. There is certainly something man made in … Read Article
Collection of sidescan sonar images from around the coast of Dorset. On the left is the zoomed in thumbnail showing the area of interest and on the right is “as we see it” while we’re out sidescanning at sea.