The World War II Helldiver, missing for over 70 years, was discovered in the waters of Palau. Pictured is the bent propellerr.

Project Recover Locates TBM Avenger Off Palau

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March 30, 2015–Project Recover located a  United States TBM Avenger aircraft lost in World War II and missing for over 70 years was resting in the tropical waters of the Republic of Palau. The carrier-based dive bomber plane was discovered by a multi-disciplinary team from the University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (UD CEOE), Scripps Institution of …

Project Recover Locates WWII Aircraft in Partnership with SCRIPPS and UDel

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Nov. 7, 2014 — Project Recover locates its first WWII Aircraft in partnership with SCRIPPS Institution of Oceanography and University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment and is the subject of a film by camera maker GoPro and the CBS news magazine “60 Minutes.”   Supported by a grant from the Office of Naval Research, Scripps Institution of …

Mark Moline Discusses UDel Partnership with BentProp

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Dr. Mark Moline is the Director of the School of Marine Science and Policy within the University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment. Udel’s School of Marine Science and Policy, along with SCRIPPS Institution of Oceanography, has been an informal partnership with Bentprop since 2012. The three formalized the partnership and co-founded Project Recover in 2016. Udel and SCRIPPS provide pivotal advanced …