Sunday, September 27, 2020

Divers Continue Searching For Last Victim Of Dive Boat Fire

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The search continues for the last victim of the fire that consumed and sank the dive boat Conception earlier this week.

Thirty-three bodies have since been recovered, according to the Los Angeles Times. The Conception is resting on the seafloor about 65 feet/19.8 meters below the surface.

More than 30 divers have been involved in the search and recovery effort this week.

About 16 investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board have begun to look into the causes of the Conception’s fire and eventual sinking.

John Liang
John Lianghttps://www.deeperblue.com/
John Liang is the News Editor at DeeperBlue.com. He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.

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