On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran II. The peace memorial event will include a series of educational, promotional, and diving opportunities to expose the public to the history of the German ship and its connection to Guam prior to World War I.
The Cormoran's incredible story includes being part of the first shot fired by the United States upon entering World War I on April 7, 1917 and how it became part of one of the world's most unique diving sites.
Hafa Adai and welcome to the marine world of Guam, USA. Guam has the richest coral reef marine environment of any United States territory or state. Thriving with more than 1,000 fish species and over 400 kinds of corals and a diverse set of marine invertebrates. In short, Guam has what divers want through its offering of superb Pacific coral reef biodiversity.
the submerged natural marvels are complimented by much more. Guam also
has a rich historic past that includes shipwrecks and submerged remnants
from the wars of WWII and WWI. There are even sites from the far past
of the early trading days of Spain’s gold-bearing Manila Galleons. Read more ...