• Published On: July 15, 2024

    1. U-1105 Dives On Saturday, 29 July 2024, six BAREG divers dove the U-1105 in the lower Potomac River from the M/V My Purpose Holds. Conditions topside were good, much better than the NWS forecast (10-15 knots gusting to 20, […]

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By |June 15, 2024|

1. 2024 Activities Completed: 27 JAN - BAREG Annual Symposium The symposium featured three excellent presentations: K.A. Nelson’s presentation on his forthcoming book, Killing Shores – Uncle Karl’s Master Plan: Bringing War to the United [...]

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U-1105 Fall Buoy Operations

By |December 10, 2023|

Over the weekend of 2&3 December 2023, seven BAREG members conducted fall buoy operations and retrieved the U-1105 mooring buoy from the wreck site and returned it to Tall Timbers Marina for cleaning and maintenance. [...]

  • Port outboard screw, USS Oriskany (CV-34) (Engle)
  • NAS Training, Lower Potomac River & Tributary
  • MPH underway 1OCT2023

Mid-Autumn Update 2023

By |October 21, 2023|

Activities USS Oriskany (CV-34) Dive Trip, 23 & 24 September BAREG made a second trip to the Oriskany this year. Two divers made the trip to Florida’s Gulf Coast to explore the world’s largest artificial [...]

  • Engine order telegraph, engine room, SS Rose Castle, Conception Bay, Newfoundland

BAREG Update – Late Summer 2023

By |September 5, 2023|

Ebb and Flow Chris Sweeney has stepped down from the Deputy Ops Coordinator position due to his decision to leave the madness of the Beltway behind. He will serve on as BAREG’s member representative in [...]

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BAREG Donates U-boat Model to the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum

By |June 8, 2023|

BAREG has donated a detailed scale model of the U-1105 to the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum and Historic Park.  The donation was made possible with funding from the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT). In 2020, BAREG [...]

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BAREG Update 24 MAY 2023

By |May 24, 2023|

1. SS Atlas Survey We will resume our survey of the SS Atlas, 17-24 June. For divers already signed on, we are requiring a nominal $200.00 deposit for participating in the project. You can make [...]

  • Diver on the U-1105 submarine

BAREG’s Survey of the U-1105 Complete

By |May 17, 2023|

BAREG’s final report, “The U-1105 ‘Black Panther’ (18ST636) 2021-2022 Maritime Archaeological Survey Report,” has been accepted as final by the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT). The survey was funded by a State of Maryland grant administered [...]

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Scapa Flow Trip October 2022

By |February 20, 2023|

In the first week of October, BAREG tec divers returned to Scapa Flow for six days of wreck diving on the remnants of the German WWI High Seas Fleet. The trip was originally planned in [...]

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U-853 July 2022

By |July 14, 2022|

Five BAREG divers traveled to Rhode Island this past weekend to dive the wreck of the U-853. This U-boat lies in 120 fsw about six miles ENE of Block Island. The U-boat was attacked [...]

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USS Oriskany 2022

By |June 2, 2022|

On the weekend of April 29 - May 1, 2022 ten BAREG divers descended on the Gulf Coast town of Pensacola, Florida for the group’s annual dive on USS Oriskany, an Essex class carrier with [...]

Atlas Survey Postponed to 2022

By |April 13, 2021|

Due to COVID related support challenges, BAREG has postponed Atlas Survey to 2022. BAREG will instead focus on the U-1105 project.

2021 Symposium replaced with virtual business meeting

By |December 15, 2020|

Due to ongoing pandemic, in-person Symposium has been replaced with Zoom online business meeting. As a reminder, dues must be paid for 2021 in order to vote or register for trips. 1000 – Opening comments [...]

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