In writing Bird in the Deep, my blog was incredibly helpful in getting information from family members and surviving crew from the Partridge. Now the that book is finished, I wanted to transition to telling the story rather than solely asking for questions. I also wanted to retain the archive of the comments section. If you want to read the archive blog, feel free to visit usspartridge.wordpress.com. More news is coming here shortly.
A couple of years ago I was involved in a major bathymetric survey of the Normandy beaches in which we attempted to locate and classify all wrecks along the 5 beaches. One of the wrecks we covered was that of the USS Partridge. Next year a team of divers is planning to visit some of the wrecks located and the Partridge is on the list – although sea and weather conditions may mean the divers do not visit her remains.read more