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Commissioned in 1944 and launched into the US Navy fleet in 1945, the USS Kittiwake was a five-deck submarine-rescue vessel with 98 enlisted men...
Beneath the crystal-clear waters of the Cayman Islands lies the wreckage of almost 200 ships. Spanning the centuries from sail-powered British naval frigates to...
Earlier this year, a Michigan resident visited Cayman to see his erstwhile home, which happens to be located at the bottom of the sea.
Flashlights flicker in the dark, underwater corridors of the USS Kittiwake as a team of police officers combs every corner of the famous shipwreck.
From hurricane hunting to a visiting boxing legend to soca on the streets of George Town, Cayman experienced another colorful, eventful year.
Going, going, gone. Cayman’s most famous shipwreck, the USS Kittiwake, was pushed further on its side as storm swells swept through the Seven Mile Beach marine park over the weekend.
Scuba divers removed debris Monday from the wreck of the USS Kittiwake dive site, which was damaged during a storm last week.
A shipwreck, lost treasure and a knight in scuba gear made for a fairy tale ending to one couple’s Cayman vacation story. When Jessica Pasquarelli noticed she had lost her wedding ring after a dive on the USS Kittiwake dive site, she thought it was gone forever.
Scuba divers cleared debris from the wreck of the USS Kittiwake after storm surge demolished the wheelhouse of the famous tourist attraction. Wave action from a recent storm caused some damage to the wreck, one of the island’s most popular dive sites.
Six years after its sinking, locals and visitors continue to flock to the USS Kittiwake wreck that lies in the waters off West Bay. Since the ship’s carefully planned sinking on Jan. 5, 2011, the shipwreck and artificial reef remains ranked the number one thing to do in West Bay on the TripAdvisor website.
Grand Cayman-based photographer Ellen Cuylaerts’s work, including two images from Cayman’s waters, are being featured in an exhibition at a New York City gallery.