A Dutch ceramic pipe, found in the area of the sinking of a wooden sailboat

Carnikava shipwreck: a historical find in the Baltic Sea

The history of the wreck of the ancient Carnikava wooden sailing ship. The opinion of historical experts. According to experts, the wreck belonged to a three-masted sailing ship, which was about 30 meters long. The ship was built in the 18th century, most likely in England. This is confirmed by the coin found under the mast - a penny minted in 1799. […]

PADI Wreck Diver Baltic Sea RIB boat

Diving on sunken wrecks in the Baltic Sea

The Baltic Sea is a body of water filled with history, and many sunken shipwrecks lie at its bottom. These wrecks range in age and size and offer a fascinating insight into the history of seafaring. The wrecks of the Baltic Sea are home to a variety of sea creatures, including fish and plants. […]

Lielupe's wooden sailmaker

Lielupe wooden sail, Gulf of Riga, Baltic Sea

A fragment of the Lielupe wooden sailboat wreck was washed up from the Gulf of Riga. The Baltic Sea is rich in historical evidence, including the wrecks of historic ships. From the early Middle Ages until the 21st century, ships belonging to various cultures have sunk in the Baltic Sea and […]

Servant of Neptune

100 years ago "Servant of Neptune" 42, 43

On a windy and sunny day, the mind is happier Then I run like a foal on the beach and jump in the waves to have fun with them. I am exactly twenty-one years old, and the will to live is fermenting over the edge like fresh sauerkraut juice in a full barrel under a load. Sometimes […]

SS Probitas

Historic shipwrecks in the Baltic Sea are accessible to certified divers

A Beginner's Guide to Historic Shipwrecks in the Baltic Sea Introduction The Baltic Sea, with its rich maritime history, holds a treasure trove of secrets beneath its surface. The shipwrecks scattered in its depths whisper stories of bygone eras, trade routes and naval forces. In this guide […]

Dolomite quarry in Sloka

Underwater search club "Aquilon"

Underwater search club "Akvilons" operated in Latvia from 1984 to 1989. (The information is being clarified). They used to be located at the address - Olīvu street 3, Riga. The name of the underwater diving club comes from ancient Roman mythology - "Aquilon" is a god who personifies a strong north wind. […]

Riga Underwater Sports Club Amphibious scuba divers Viktors Svirido

Riga underwater sports club "Amphibija"

Underwater sports club "Amphibija" operated in Latvia from 1963 to 1985. (Information is being clarified) Several dozen divers worked in the club, such as Eduards Smirnovs, DOSAAF Riga Sea Club underwater sports instructor Eduards Tkachenko, Bruno Pilots, Viktors Svirido, engineer Vladimirs Stepanovs, Gennadys Opolchennys, engineer [...]