You have reached Chris Michael's pages about diving, shipwrecks, marine research, books and boating:
For information on diving (mainly
diving from MARLIN;
about MARLIN (a Mitchell 31 Mark II).
Summary of recent trips. Info on possible next MARLIN trip.
For information on detecting shipwrecks:
Interpreting magnetometer data to deduce properties of shipwrecks; Use your mobile phone to detect a shipwreck.
Sonar surveying and Crowd-sourced Charting
For information on books about shipwrecks:
to ORDER ,
Wrecks of Liverpool Bay (1994) also Updated information
Wrecks of Liverpool Bay Volume II (2008) also Updated information; Additional Liverpool Bay wrecks.
Liverpool Hurricane of 1839 (2014) also Updated information
Lelia (2004) (American Civil War blockade runner lost on maiden voyage in Liverpool Bay)
Wreck Summaries: Dee Estuary (2017);   Early SS (2017);   Emigrant ships(2018);   Liverpool Sailing Packets(2018);   Miscellaneous(2018).
Information on navigation:
Cruising the Dee estuary;
Cruising the Mersey;
Cruising the Irish Sea ;
MARLIN cruises in the Irish Sea area . Wildlife
Boating Rants:   Not for navigation; Fishing floats; Firing Ranges; the Green Bits.
Summaries of experience with boat equipment: Tank level sender and display; Solar Panels; Electric cooking; Electric Capstan; Boat electrics; Boat networks; Sonar kit; Hot water on tap; Seagull Defence;..
Some marine history:
Liverpool involvement in the American Civil War:
Building BlockadeRunners and
The earliest detailed charts of Welsh ports and anchorages by Lewis Morris in 1748
Information on Cubbin's Green (part of Wirral Country Park close to sea-shore South of West Kirby) (or here).