Project updates

The Lucayan prehistory of the Bahamas

posted Oct 13, 2015, 7:42 AM by John Maly

There's a great article on Bahama Pundit about the various groups that once lived in the Caribbean:

I've also posted a map with original Lucayan/Arawakan placenames for the various islands of the Caribbean under the Files section of this website.  In the Bahamas, particularly, a lot of the original placenames have stuck and are still used today.

The Arimoroa

posted Dec 26, 2012, 9:46 AM by John Maly

I just added a December 1973 photo of the wreck of the Arimoroa.  It's easy to see why dive books of the era referred to the Arimoroa as looking like she were merely at anchor.  She could be seen as far away as Current until the wreck was broken in half by a hurricane.

The Zelma Rose

posted Nov 7, 2011, 10:22 AM by John Maly

Once I figured out that the Zelma Rose began with a "Z" instead of an "S", I discovered several articles about the wreck.  Will see if I can find/make an MP3 of the song of the same name.

The wreck of the Carnarvon

posted Jun 25, 2011, 3:43 PM by John Maly

I dived the wreck of the Welsh freighter Carnarvon this past week.  Photos and video are now up along with some additional information.

The Atlantic Pearl

posted Jun 16, 2011, 7:19 PM by John Maly

I had the privilege of diving the wreck of the Atlantic Pearl this past week.  A photo album and additional information are now online.

Cape Eleuthera

posted Mar 6, 2011, 7:34 AM by John Maly

Just added maps, photo albums, and information about the Deal's Town ruins, and the old Cape Eleuthera Resort.

Bat identification

posted Jan 23, 2011, 7:32 AM by John Maly

I just uploaded a flow-chart style guide to identifying bats found in the Bahamas to the Files section.

Cave news

posted Jan 19, 2011, 6:19 PM by John Maly

I've added new photo albums from 7 caves, and videos from 2, along with some additional background information to

Species unique to Eleuthera's caves

posted Nov 21, 2010, 9:27 PM by John Maly

I've added some research papers to the Files section, and descriptions of several species of animals which are unique to Eleuthera under the Caves and Underwater Sites sections of the site.  I'll post additional papers as I get them.

Added a historic map from 1697 to the Files section

posted Jul 14, 2010, 8:28 PM by John Maly

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