On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) commemorated the 100th Anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran II. The peace memorial event included a series of educational, promotional, and diving opportunities exposing the public to the history of the German ship and its connection to Guam prior to World War I. (This section features various documents regarding the momentous occasion and the numerous activities held.)
Diving in Guam
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.
But 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.