Marine Remote Sensing Services
James L. Whitaker & Associates
17260 122 Drive North
Jupiter, Fl. 33478
Underwater Search, Survey and Remote Sensing Specialists
Side scan sonar
Remote operated vehicles
Ground penetrating radar
Jim Whitaker on the deck of the Virgalona, magging the E-110
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
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
Actively participated in both shallow and deep water search and recovery
1) NASA shuttle recovery
2) South African Airline Flight 295 recovery
3) Search for the gold steamship Central America , off the Carolina coast
Executed a magnetometer survey for an archaeological expedition on the
Banks for Seaview, Los Angeles, California.
Planned, set up and operated search equipment for a treasure ship at FSW
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
Classified Navy search off Kauai, Hawaii.
Participated in search and location of WW II treasure ship off the coast
Searched, located and recovered the wreckage and bodies from a Cessna
airplane off the Florida coast.
Classified Navy search off the coasts of South Carolina, Florida and the
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
Philippines coast, FSW 200.
Relocated and continued sonar search for Atlantis evidence or more
Magnetometer survey of a near shore site of the 1715 Spanish Plate Fleet
Florida east coast.
Consultant for search and excavation of 400 year old timber on bottom of
Continued proofing, locating magnetometer targets of shipwrecks off
North Carolina. One target is identified as the "Queen Anne's Revenge", the lost
flagship of the pirate Blackbeard.
<FSW = feet standing water>
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