You have reached Chris Michael's pages about diving, shipwrecks, marine research, books and boating:
For information on diving: Liverpool
Bay and Anecdotes; History of dive tables;
Salvage diving - history.
Diving from MARLIN; recent trips; 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:
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 (web): Dee Estuary (2019);   Early SS (2020);   Emigrant ships(2019);   Liverpool Sailing Packets(2019);   More wrecks(2020).
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: Fuel tank level; Exhaust Alarm; Solar Panels; Electric cooking; Electric Capstan; Boat electrics; Boat networks; Sonar kit; Hot water on tap; Seagull Defence
Some marine history:
The earliest detailed charts of Welsh ports and
anchorages by Lewis Morris in 1748.
Liverpool involvement in the American Civil War: Building BlockadeRunners and CSS Florida.
Information on Cubbin's Green (part of Wirral Country Park close to sea-shore South of West Kirby) (or here).