August 19th

With any glorious sunrise, optimism abounds when plowing a mirror-like tropical lagoon for what I had hoped would be THE day that I have been hoping for. After fourteen plus years, I had found the exact location Amelia Earhart researcher Joe Gervias and his contemporary researcher, Charlie Hill, had both adamantly claimed that the remains…

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First Day Just Wrapped…

And we found remnants of an old Japanese medical facility under the newer slab. The good news is that I am certain we are in the correct location because of numerous factors. The bad news, the old Japanese slab has been demolished (probably in the early 1980″s) to use as filler material for a larger…

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Slab Found!

Arrived in Truk Lagoon on Tuesday and quickly departed the following morning to investigate a lead as to where the slab in question was located. By mid day, we believe we have finally found the elusive slab! That’s right! You heard it right. WE FOUND THE SLAB! Now, after several days of negotiating with the…

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FoxTV: Spreading the Word

Spreading the word about The Lost Clipper via Fox 5 in Washington DC before the next trip to Japan, Guam and Truk later this week. “You are about to meet a man who is working on a documentary, but he doesn’t know how it ends. It’s the story of the first plane ever hijacked. There…

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Seven Days and Counting…

One more shout out to everyone who helped make this effort possible. Because of your financial support and integral belief in this project, the Hunt for the Lost Clipper has begun preparations to leave the US and head for Micronesia next Friday. In reality, the $6,100 raised is roughly 50% of the actual cost of…

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