Nat Geo Adventure: Ghost Fleet Walkthrough

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Welcome to the Nat Geo Adventure: Ghost Fleet Walkthrough!

Travel the world and explore underwater scenery while solving the mystery of your missing father in this Hidden Object game!

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This document contains a complete Nat Geo Adventure: Ghost Fleet game walkthrough featuring annotated screenshots from actual gameplay!

We hope you find this information useful as you play your way through the game. Use the walkthrough menu below to quickly jump to whatever stage of the game you need help with.

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This walkthrough was created by Philip J.

WALKTHROUGH MENU

GENERAL TIPS

  • Action items are the yellow items on your list, while the normal items are the white items on your list.
  • Your shipwreck sites must be fully completed before you can advance to the next chapter.
  • All action areas sparkle brightly, so they are easy to detect.
  • Use your PDA to see the full list of artifacts, characters, and shipwreck sites. The PDA is located on the left side of your item list.
  • During expert mode you will have a time limit on each scene, and will not be able to use any hints, or quick hints.

ACTION AREAS AND ITEMS

  • The action items are the yellow items on your list.
  • These special items will usually go into your inventory, rather than just disappear.
  • When an action item is in your inventory, you can use it on an action area either to advance the story, or gain another action item.
  • Action areas appear as sparkling items. Action areas usually hide action items behind them.
  • Using the appropriate action item on an action area will cause the action area to vanish from the scene.
  • Sometimes you will have to go to another location to find the appropriate action item for an action area.

HINTS/QUESTION MARKS

  • Collecting question marks will increase the number of hints you have left.
  • Each shipwreck site has at least 1 question mark in it. However, in expert mode there are no question marks, and no hints.
  • The question mark item looks like a question mark in a bubble. These items are often hard to find because they are somewhat translucent.
  • In the upper right corner of your screen is a number displaying the amount of hints you have.
  • Although the amount of the hints you can use is limited, the amount of quick hints you can use is unlimited.
  • A quick hint will show you a silhouette of any item on your list for a brief moment.
  • Click on an item from your item list to use the quick hint feature.

ARTIFACTS

  • There are 12 artifacts to collect.
  • These 12 artifacts have been dispersed over the 4 chapters in this game.
  • For every artifact you find, a portion of the bonus content in this game will be unlocked.
  • The bonus content is made up of 6 wallpapers, and 6 screensavers. Visit the bonus content section of the main menu if you would like to set a screensaver or wallpaper onto your computer.

SCREENSHOTS

  • This part of the guide only applies to the undersea scenes.
  • The normal items have been highlighted in yellow.
  • The action items are highlighted in a light purple color.
  • The action areas are highlighted in a dark purple color.
  • The question marks are highlighted in red.
  • The artifacts are highlighted in green.

CHAPTER 1: NORTH ATLANTIC

SS ATLANTIC

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  • After the intro you will arrive at the map screen. You will have to use your sonar’s ability to locate the shipwrecks hidden in the North Atlantic region.
  • You must use your sonar in close proximity to an undiscovered shipwreck to locate it. The reason for this is because; your sonar has a limited range of effectiveness.
  • This screenshot shows where the first shipwreck is. Click anywhere on this map’s grid to activate your sonar’s ability.
  • The first shipwreck is located near the center of the bottom of the map.
  • After locating this site, click on the pin by the name of the wreck.

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  • Next, a window will pop up displaying information on this particular shipwreck site.
  • Click on the green button in the lower right corner labeled “DIVE IN” to enter this underwater scene.

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  • There is 1 hint item in this scene. This item is in the upper left corner of the scene.
  • The gold boot to the left of the item list is an artifact. Collecting artifacts unlocks bonus content within the game.
  • The wrench is the first action item of the game; it is located on the left side of the item list. After collecting this kind of item it is often stored in your inventory.

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  • After completing the SS Atlantic scene you will be challenged by a mini-game.
  • There are 3 sea shells on the screen; 2 are empty and 1 has a pearl in it. After a brief moment the shells will begin to swap positions in a random manor. When the shells stop switching positions you will have a chance to click on the shell with the pearl in it.
  • The shells will reshuffle their positions whether you make the correct choice or not. Find the correct shell 3 times to complete this mini-game.
  • Note that you can press the okay button in the lower right corner of any mini-game to skip it.

HMS SAPPHIRE

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  • This is a screenshot of the next shipwreck site.
  • This shipwreck is located below the center of the map.
  • When a site is completed it is no longer accessible.

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  • There is a hint item to the right of the top left corner.
  • There is an artifact below the center of the left half of this scene.
  • The action item in this scene is the note. To acquire this item you will have to use the wrench you picked up earlier.
  • Position your mouse cursor over the inventory tab to view the items in your inventory.
  • The inventory tab is located above the item list on the right side of the screen.

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  • Once you see the image of the wrench in your inventory, click it once to equip it to your mouse cursor.
  • Then click on the sparkling plank which is located near the center of this scene.
  • Areas in scenes which seem to sparkle are known as action areas. Using an action item on an action area will usually reveal a missing item.
  • The action area; which is the sparkling plank in this scene, will disappear after you use the wrench on it.

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  • Now that you have removed the plank, collect the note that was hidden behind it. That should complete this scene.

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  • This is how the completed puzzle should look.
  • Use the pieces of this jigsaw puzzle to reconstruct the picture.
  • Left-click a puzzle piece without releasing the mouse button to drag it. Release the left mouse button to drop the piece you grabbed.
  • Place all 16 puzzle pieces into their correct positions within the puzzle’s square border to advance. After a puzzle piece is placed into its proper position it will light up.
  • Begin with placing the corner pieces into their proper positions for an easier triumph.

SS ARCTIC

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  • This is a screenshot of the next shipwreck site, the SS Arctic.
  • This shipwreck is located near the center of the left half of the map.

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  • There are 2 hint items in this scene.
  • One is above the bottom left corner of the scene.
  • One is to the left of the top center of the scene.
  • There is an artifact to the right of the top center of this scene.
  • Collect the diver’s knife from the center of the left half of this scene.
  • Use the diver’s knife on the patch of grass which is sparkling below the center of this scene.

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  • Collect the piece of code that was hiding behind the grass.

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  • Flip the tiles to reveal the images they have hidden underneath.
  • Each kind of card has a matching pair hidden somewhere in this puzzle. Pair up all of the cards to advance.
  • Left-click on a card to flip it over. When matching pairs are found the cards will remain flipped.

HMS RALEIGH 1

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  • This is a screenshot of the next shipwreck site, the HMS Raleigh 1.
  • This shipwreck is located near the center of the right half of the map.

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  • There are 2 hint items in this scene.
  • One is above the bottom left corner of this scene.
  • One is above the center of this scene.
  • Collect code pieces 1 and 2.
  • They are both on the right side of the center of the scene.
  • Use the 3 of the code pieces from your inventory on the sparkling code machine.
  • The code machine is seen near the bottom left corner of this scene.
  • There are 2 more code pieces to decipher, but they will have to be found elsewhere.
  • Click on the “Map” button in the center of the bottom of your screen. This button will take you to the map screen.

HMS RALEIGH 2

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  • This is the location of the next shipwreck site, the HMS Raleigh 2.
  • This shipwreck is located above the previous shipwreck.

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  • There is a hint item above and to the right of the center of this scene.
  • There are 3 action items to collect in this scene.
  • The diver’s knife is located above the center of this scene.
  • One of the code pieces is located near the bottom left corner of this scene.
  • The other code piece is hidden behind an action area.
  • The inventory viewer above your item list has 2 green arrows in it. Click on the arrows to scroll through the items in your possession.
  • Use the diver’s knife on the sparkling grass below the center of this scene to reveal the code piece.
  • Collect the code piece that was hidden by the grass.

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  • There is a green bubble near the bottom left corner of your screen with an image of a fish on it. That image displays your target fish.
  • The view of the camera will follow your mouse’s cursor.
  • Photograph fish that matches the target fish 10 times to complete this mini-game. The target fish will change every time you take a picture of the correct fish.
  • Afterwards go back to the HMS Raleigh 1 location.

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  • Use the 2 remaining code pieces on the code machine to advance.

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  • This is how your puzzle should appear when it is complete.
  • Click on the square pieces in this puzzle to rotate them by 90 degrees.
  • Rotate all of the square pieces correctly to complete this picture.

CHAPTER 2: CENTRAL NORTH ATLANTIC

THE TUG BOAT

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  • This is the location of the next shipwreck site, The Tug Boat.
  • This shipwreck is located near the bottom left corner of the map.

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  • There are 2 hint items in this scene.
  • One is below the top left corner of this scene.
  • One is to the right of the top center of this scene.
  • There are 4 action items to collect in this scene.
  • The clock is to the left of the center of this scene.
  • The axe is to the left of your item list.
  • The flashlight is below the center of this scene.
  • The keys are hidden behind an action area.
  • Use your flashlight on the sparkling hatch in the center of this scene to reveal the keys.
  • Then use your axe on the hatch to remove it from the ship.
  • Now that the hatch has been removed, collect the keys.
  • Afterwards the fish photography mini-game will begin.

U-352

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  • This is the location of the next shipwreck site, the U-352.
  • This shipwreck is located near the center of the left half of the map.

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  • There is 1 hint item in this scene. It is located near the center of the left half of this scene.
  • There is 1 artifact to collect in this scene. It is to the left of the center of this scene.
  • There are 2 action items to collect in this scene.
  • The magnifying glass is below the top left corner of this scene.
  • The keys are hidden behind an action area.
  • Use the magnifying glass on the sparkling vest above your item list to reveal the keys.

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  • Collect the keys that were hidden by the vest.
  • Use the clock on sparkling safe which is located near the bottom left corner of this scene.
  • Revisit the map screen.

CAROLINA BREEZE

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  • This is the location of the next shipwreck site, the Carolina Breeze.
  • This shipwreck is located above the center of the right half of the map.

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  • There are 2 hint items to collect in this scene.
  • One is below the center of the left half of this scene.
  • One is above the center of the right half of this scene.
  • There is only 1 action item to collect in this scene.
  • Collect the TNT that is located below the top right corner of this scene.

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  • This is the solution to the puzzle should look once completed.
  • After the puzzle, go back to the U-352 location on the map and use the TNT on the safe to complete that scene.
  • When that scene is complete another mini-game will show up.

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  • Find 10 differences between the 2 pictures to complete this mini-game.
  • Here are 5 differences in the left picture that are not in the right picture.
  • Two are above the bottom left corner.
  • One is below the center of the picture.
  • One is in the bottom right corner.
  • One is above the bottom right corner.
  • Here are 5 differences in the right picture that are not in the left picture.
  • One is in the bottom left corner.
  • One is to the right of the bottom left corner.
  • One is in the center of the picture.
  • One is in the center of the right half of the picture.
  • One is above the center of the right half of the picture.

ALEXANDER MACOMB

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  • This is the location of the next shipwreck site, the Alexander Macomb.
  • This shipwreck is located near the center of the map.

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  • There are 2 hint items to find in this scene.
  • One is near the center of the left half of this scene.
  • One is near the center of the right half of this scene.
  • The action item cannot be found yet, so go back to the map screen.

JOHN MORGAN

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  • This is the location of the next shipwreck site, the John Morgan.
  • This shipwreck is located near the center of the map.

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  • There are 2 hint items to collect in this scene.
  • One is above the center of the left half of this scene.
  • One is below the center of the left half of this scene.
  • There is an artifact above the center of the right half of this scene.
  • There are 2 action items to collect in this scene.
  • The crowbar is above the center of the left half of this scene.
  • The disarming tool is in the center of this scene.
  • Use the disarming tool on the sparkling bomb at the bottom center of this scene to reveal the ship’s log.
  • Return to the map screen, and then go to the Alexander Macomb site again.

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  • Use your crowbar on the shining rock above the bottom left corner of this scene to uncover the note.
  • Collect the note that was hidden by the rock.

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  • This is how your puzzle should appear when it is completed.
  • Connect all 4 light switches to the batteries below them to advance.
  • Click the wire blocks to rotate them.
  • Each light has 2 columns of wire blocks beneath them. Connect each pair of columns so that the wires all connect to each other.
  • When a pair of columns is connected correctly, the corresponding light will switch off.
  • After this puzzle go back to the John Morgan site.

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  • Use the note from your inventory on the ship’s log you uncovered earlier.

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  • This is how your puzzle should look once it has been completed.

SS MONTANA

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  • This is the location of the new shipwreck site, the SS Montana.
  • This shipwreck is located near the center of the map.

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  • There are 2 hint items to collect in this scene.
  • One is to the right of the bottom left corner.
  • One is above the item list.
  • There is an artifact which is located in the center of this scene.
  • There are 3 action items to collect in this scene.
  • The silver coin is located below the center of the right half of this scene.
  • The gold coin is located in the bottom left corner of this scene.
  • The bronze coin is to the left of the center of this scene.
  • Place all 3 of your coins into the sparkling treasure chest.
  • The treasure chest is located below the top left corner of this scene.
  • After completing the card matching mini-game you will move on the next chapter.

CHAPTER 3: TROPICS

USS WILKES-BARRE 1

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  • This is the location of the next shipwreck site, the USS Wilkes-Barre 1.
  • This shipwreck is located at the bottom center of the map.

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  • There are 2 hint items in this scene.
  • One is above the center of this scene.
  • One is above your item list in this scene.
  • There are 3 action items in this scene.
  • The cabinet key is located below the center of this scene.
  • The blowtorch is above the bottom left corner of this scene.
  • The weight belt is hidden behind an action area.
  • Use the cabinet key on the sparkling cabinet in the upper right corner of this scene to reveal the weight belt.
  • Collect the weight belt which was hidden by the cabinet.

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  • This is how your puzzle should look once the square pieces have been rotated correctly.

USS WILKES-BARRE 2

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  • This is the location of the next shipwreck site, the USS Wilkes-Barre 2.
  • This shipwreck is located above the previous shipwreck.

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  • There is 1 hint item to collect here; it is near the top center of this scene.
  • Use the blowtorch on the sparkling cabinet above the center of the right half of this scene to reveal the compass.
  • Collect the compass which was hidden by the cabinet.
  • Use the compass on the sparkling map below the center of this scene.

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  • These are the 10 differences in the left picture that are not in the right picture.
  • One difference is in the upper left corner.
  • Three are to the left of the center of this picture.
  • One is on the brown chair.
  • One is on the left side of the brown chair.
  • One is on the right side of the brown chair.
  • One is in the bottom left corner.
  • One is near the bottom right corner.
  • One is in the center of this picture.

NUESTRA SENORA DE GUADALUPE

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  • This is the location of the next shipwreck site, the Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe.
  • This shipwreck is located above the center of the left half of the map.

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  • There is 1 hint item to collect; it is to the right of the upper left corner of this scene.
  • There is an artifact above your PDA in this scene.
  • There are 2 action items to collect here.
  • The fishing hook is near the top center of this scene.
  • The diving mask is being hidden by an action area right now.
  • Return to the map screen to find a new shipwreck.

HMS WIXEN

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  • This is the location of the next shipwreck site, the HMS Wixen.
  • This shipwreck is located near the bottom left corner of the map.

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  • There are two action items to collect in this scene.
  • One is in the bottom left corner of this scene.
  • One is at the top center of this scene.
  • There is an artifact on the left side of your PDA.
  • The fishing line is near the bottom left corner of this scene.

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  • This is how the completed puzzle will appear.
  • Return to the Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe shipwreck.

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  • Use both the fishing hook and the fishing line on the sparkling vase to reveal the diving mask.
  • The vase is below the center of the left half of this scene.
  • Collect the diving mask from where the vase was.

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  • This is how the puzzle will appear once completed.

SEA VENTURE

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  • This is the location of the next shipwreck site, the Sea Venture.
  • This shipwreck is located in the center of the map.

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  • There is a hint item above the center of the right half of this scene.
  • There is an artifact on the left side of your PDA.
  • The air tank is to the left of the item list.
  • Use the air tank, diving mask, and weight belt on the sparkling hole in the ship.
  • The hole is in the center of this scene.
  • Afterwards the fish photography mini-game will start.

CHAPTER 4: MID ATLANTIC RIDGE

LUXURY YACHT 1

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  • This is the location of the next shipwreck site, the Luxury Yacht 1.
  • This shipwreck is located is located above the center of the map.

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  • The hint item in this scene is located left of the top right corner.
  • There is an artifact near the center of the bottom of this scene.
  • There are 2 action items to collect in this scene.
  • The suction dredge is in the center of the right half of this scene.
  • The key is in the center of this scene.

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  • This is how your puzzle should look once completed.

LUXURY YACHT 2

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  • This is the location of the next shipwreck site, the Luxury Yacht 2.
  • This shipwreck is located below the previous shipwreck.

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  • There are 2 hint items in this scene.
  • One is above and to the left of the center of this scene.
  • One is above the item list.
  • Use the suction dredge from your inventory on the sparkling lump of sand.
  • The lump of sand is located at the bottom center of this scene.

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  • Once the lump of sand has been blown away, you will see a treasure chest take its place.
  • Use the key from your inventory on the treasure chest to reveal the map.
  • Collect the map to advance.

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  • This is how the jigsaw puzzle will turn out.

CITY OF GLASGOW 2

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  • This is the location of the new shipwreck site, the City of Glasgow 2.
  • This shipwreck is located near the bottom center of the map.

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  • There are 2 hint items to collect here.
  • One is below the top left corner of this scene.
  • One is at the top center of this scene.
  • There is an artifact to the right of the bottom left corner of this scene.
  • Click on the sparkling toolbox to reveal the screwdriver it has inside.
  • The toolbox is to the left of your PDA.

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  • Collect the screwdriver, and then use it on the sparkling radio amplifier.

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  • This is how your puzzle should turn out once it is complete.

MORGAN MINI SUB

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  • This is the location of the new shipwreck site, the Morgan Mini Sub.
  • This shipwreck is located near the center of the right half of the map.

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  • Click on the flashlight in the bottom left corner of this scene. The flashlight will appear to be fading in and out.

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  • This scene is dark, so you will have to use the flash light to look around for a while. If any of the 3 action items are used on the mini sub, the lights will turn on.
  • There are 2 hint items here.
  • One is below the top left corner of this scene.
  • One is above the center of this scene.
  • There are 3 action items to collect here.
  • The cable is below the center of this scene.
  • The oxygen tank is above your item list.
  • The tool box is above the center of the left half of the scene.
  • Use the cable, oxygen tank, and the tool box on the sparkling section of the mini sub.
  • The action area on the mini sub is located near the center of this scene.

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  • This is how your jigsaw puzzle should look.

CITY OF GLASGOW 1

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  • This is the location of the new shipwreck site, the City of Glasgow 1.
  • This shipwreck is located at the center of the bottom of the map.

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  • The hint item is in the center of the left half of this scene.
  • The last artifact is below the center of this scene.
  • Collect all of the items from your item list to advance.
  • Afterwards you will play another fish photography mini-game.
  • Once the mini-game is complete enjoy the ending of the game.

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