the Pensacola News Journal reports that the three Pensacola dive shops can barely keep up with demand for taking divers to the Oriskany. shops have, in fact, been turning away divers because they can't accomodate everyone who wants to go.
shot from inside Oriskany's bridge
this is certainly good news for the dive shops in Pensacola. we'll have to wait and see as to whether the demand remains viable (though i am sure it will drop considerably in the months to come). nevertheless, it's hard to argue against sinking Navy ships as artificial reefs when the response from divers is this hot.
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