James L. Whitaker & Associates
Side scan sonar
Remote operated vehicles
Ground penetrating radar
Jim Whitaker on the deck of the Virgalona, magging the E-110 Site.
Jim Whitaker, (blue shirt, back to camera) on a deep water, remote sensing job.
Some of Jim Whitaker's Recent Undertakings have included:
Participated with the Historical Society, at the US Navy's request, in locating a highly sensitive historical deep water target.
Worked as a navigator on the 74 foot "Ursula Major" for a 1200 mile ocean voyage from Miami to Connecticut and return.Actively participated in both shallow and deep water search and recovery projects including:
Executed a magnetometer survey for an archaeological expedition on the Bahamas Banks for Seaview, Los Angeles, California.
Planned, set up and operated search equipment for a treasure ship at FSW 1500 in Dry Tortugas for a Tampa, Florida group
Helicopter location in Sea of Japan at FSW 3500
Sonar search for a copper laden shipwreck off Long Island, NY. at FSW 750
Classified Navy search off Kauai, Hawaii.Participated in search and location of WW II treasure ship off the coast of Oman, FSW 600
Searched, located and recovered the wreckage and bodies from a Cessna 421 airplane off the Florida coast.
Classified Navy search off the coasts of South Carolina, Florida and the Bahamas in FSW 4000
Magnetometer survey of Spanish wreck off the coast of Ecuador
Consultant for a group doing a magnetometer survey off of Cuba
Planned and operated magnetometer search and survey for a treasure ship off the Philippines coast, FSW 200.
Relocated and continued sonar search for Atlantis evidence or more Bimini stones.
Magnetometer survey of a near shore site of the 1715 Spanish Plate Fleet off the Florida east coast.
Consultant for search and excavation of 400 year old timber on bottom of Lake Superior.Continued proofing, locating magnetometer targets of shipwrecks off Buefort, North Carolina.
<FSW = feet standing water>