S.S. President Coolidge Gallery.

(Google Earth: Coolidge - 1531'28.00"S, 16714'4.76"E )

To get to the Coolidge, you get the bus or Hilux.

The driveway to the site. (Photo Courtesy Allan Power)

The bus in the "car park". The trailer has a yellow plate that says "AUSSIE" (Photo Courtesy Allan Power)

Once you arrive, you gear up. (Photo Courtesy Allan Power)

Walk out to the wall and then DIVE THE COOLIDGE! (Photo Courtesy Allan Power)

During the dives, you will see many artifacts and life on the Coolidge. Below is some pictures.

One of the cannons on the Coolidge. (Photo Courtesy Allan Power)

Bullet shells that never saw action. (Photo Courtesy Allan Power)

Nessie is a local resident and guardian of the Coolidge. As you can see, she is pretty used to having the divers around and will allow you to pat her if she is in a good mood.

A Nudibranch.

A cannon on the bow.

Clown fish.

A new breed of clown fish??

Captains washroom sink.

Lionfish at the deco stop

"The Lady" as she is today.

A lampshade. I put my torch up the lamp from the bottom. It made an eerie rustic glow. (Photo Courtesy Allan Power)

Medical supplies. (Photo Courtesy Allan Power)

Gauges from the control room. (Photo Courtesy Allan Power)

One of the many ladders used by the soldiers as they abandoned ship. (Photo Courtesy Allan Power)

Another lamp shade. (Photo Courtesy Allan Power)

Shane and I on the bow of the S.S. President Coolidge.

 

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