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St George Scuba Club
Some of my Best Photos
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Dive Sites
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Sydney Shipwrecks
Kelly Talking on ABC Sydney about Shipwrecks
NSW Dive Sites
Sydney Shipwreck Summary
NSW Shipwreck GPS/Marks
Australian Dive Sites
Overseas Dive Sites
Aircraft I have Dived
Old Bottles

Dive Related Equipment
Shearwater Predator and Heinrichs Weikamp OSTC 2N
Uwatec Aladin Dive Computers
Apollo AV1 Underwater Scooter
Bauer Compressor
DIY Oxygen Stick - Nitrox
GoPro HD Hero Video Camera
My Camera Setup
Purchase of New Dive Boat
My Dive Boat - Mak Cat
My Old Dive Boat - Le Scat
My Dive Gear
GPS and Diving
Make Your Own Car Tank Rack

Marine Life
Rarer Sydney Marine Life
Bare Island Pygmy Pipe Horses
Bare Island Sea Horses
Bare Island Nudibranchs
Bare Island Marine Life
Encounter with Southern Right Whale and Calf

Other Dive Info
How Weather Affects Diving in Sydney
Visibility and Wave Averages in Sydney
Waves and Diving
Diving Weather and Sea Conditions
Tide Tables
Dive Accidents and Incidents
Dive Book Reviews
Site Map
Noel Hitchins 1951-2005
Lloyd Bridges - Mike Nelson in Sea Hunt
My Yachting Adventures
Below is a list of links to the main pages about my yacht, Catlypso and My Yachting Adventures:
  • Purchase of Catlypso
  • Details about Catlypso
  • Cleaning/Repairing Catlypso
  • My Yachting Adventures.
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    Michael's 4WD Trips
    Click here for a list of my Four Wheel Drive and Camping Trips.
    Current Kareela Weather
    A summary of the current weather conditions at my house at Kareela, Sydney, is below. Click here for more Detailed Diving Weather and Conditions. Weather from Michael McFadyen's Tempe Weather Station

    Conditions at
    23:49 on 23/1/17

    Temperature 25.6°C
    Humidity 65.0%
    Barometer 1003.4hPa
    Rate -0.3hPa/hr
    Wind Speed: 0 km/hr
    Wind Direction S
    Rainfall for Today 0.0mm
    Rainfall last hour 0.0 mm
    Rainfall last 24 hours 0.0 mm
    Rainfall at Start of Month 814.6 mm
    Rainfall this Year 827.0 mm
    Today's Extremes
    High Temperature 31.2°C at 15:48
    Low Temperature 20.9°C at 6:27
    Peak Wind Gust 0km/hr at 0:00
    Weather from Michael McFadyen's Kirrawee Weather Station
    Yesterday's Extremes
    High Temperature 27.5°C at 17:11
    Low Temperature 19.8°C at 6:29
    Rainfall at Start of Yesterday 827.0 mm
    Rainfall at End of Yesterday 827.0 mm
    Weather from Michael McFadyen's Tempe Weather Station
    Astronomical Data
    Sunrise 5:06
    Sunset 19:05
    Moonrise 1:09
    Moonset 15:04

    Home Brewing
    Click here for an article about Home Brewing.
    Sydney Dive Site Hints
    "The Leap can only be done on an incoming dive"
    SS Tuggerah Photographs
    Michael McFadyen's Scuba Diving - SS Tuggerah Photos The SS Tuggerah lies 2.2 kilometres off the coast of Royal National Park on Sydney's south. This page has photographs of the wreck. For more information, see the SS Tuggerah page. Note that all photographs have been reduced in size and quality so that they download quicker.

    The sternThe stern
    Two photos of the stern on 2 August 2007
    The engineThe boiler
    Michael Wright over the engine on 2 August 2007Michael Wright in front of the boiler on 2 August 2007
    The propThe boiler
    Michael Wright and the prop and rudder on 2 August 2007Further in front of the boiler on 2 August 2007
    The boilerThe rudder
    Les Caterson in front of the starboard
    boiler (centre) and hull bottom (left)
    Les Caterson and Sheila Baldock at the
    rudder and one propeller blade (top right)
    The boiler from forward of the boiler Eddy Labour above the boiler
    Daryl Gibbs in front of the boiler and hull bottomEddy Labour above the boiler
    tuggerah.jpg - 13.9 KSome of the wreckage at the bow
    Eddy Labour and the view from the
    rudder forward along the hull bottom
    Some of the wreckage at the bow
    The engine areaThe prop
    Peter Fields (rear) is above the
    boiler (you can see the rear of it)
    and Kelly McFadyen is over the engine
    Peter Fields (left) and Kelly McFadyen at
    the prop and rudder (bottom)
    The toolsA seal near the prop
    One row of tools in the Engine RoomA seal near the prop
    The boilerThe stern
    Kelly in front of the boilerThe stern of the wreck
    The propThe stern
    Kelly over the rudder at the propHigh shot of the stern of the wreck
    The hullThe stern
    Kelly swimming along the hull near the boilerHigh shot of the stern of the wreck

    Return to SS Tuggerah page.

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