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Another legend gone.

For those of you who don't know another great diving legend and author (20,000 Jobs Under the Sea & 20,000 Divers Under the Sea) passed away on 3/27/2017. He was a Founding Benefactor and on The…Continue

Started Mar 30

Another legend gone.

For those of you who don't know another great diving legend and author (20,000 Jobs Under the Sea & 20,000 Divers Under the Sea) passed away on 3/27/2017. He was a Founding Benefactor and on The…Continue

Started Mar 29

Capt. Pete Berdzar

This is just to inform any of you old timers that Pete Berdzar passed away this morning.  He was an active member of The H.D.S and a member of the Navy divers Association.  He was a good friend and…Continue

Started Jul 7, 2016

Capt. Charles Lindquist
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Capt. Charles LindquistCharles Lindquist, passed away this morning (Dec. 28) after a  year long battle with liver and kidney problems.  He is the last of the Lindquist divers.  His grandfather and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by A.. Parnell Jan 6, 2013.

 

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Jan 21
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Capt. Pete Berdzar

This is just to inform any of you old timers that Pete Berdzar passed away this morning.  He was an active member of The H.D.S and a member of the Navy divers Association.  He was a good friend and will be missed.  May he rest in peace.See More
Jul 7, 2016
A.. Parnell replied to John Durham's discussion Capt. Charles Lindquist
"Capt. Chuck, Thank you for your presence and your many years of generous contrubutions to the commercial diving industry as well as the Historical Diving Society USA. Your presence is already missed. May you rest in Peace. Ace Parnell Lifetime…"
Jan 6, 2013
Fred C. Johnson replied to John Durham's discussion Capt. Charles Lindquist
"Chuck was a great diver and friend. He has joined a great group of top hand divers sitting on the big pier telling stories. Rest in peace my friend."
Jan 2, 2013
John Durham posted a discussion

Capt. Charles Lindquist

Capt. Charles LindquistCharles Lindquist, passed away this morning (Dec. 28) after a  year long battle with liver and kidney problems.  He is the last of the Lindquist divers.  His grandfather and his father wereboth commercial divers.  His name is mentioned many times in Torrance Parker's book(20,000  Jobs Under The Sea) and he is considered one of the  Pioneers of the California oil field divers.  He passed away at his home in Florida.  We worked together and played together for many years. …See More
Dec 28, 2012
Jerry Babin replied to John Durham's discussion New ADC Regulations, B.S.
"This is now illegal unless the individual has a state registered business proof of wc ins and is governed by the law in his/her home state as a MARINE GENERAL CONTRACTOR. Went thru this with the DOL about a month ago."
Jul 10, 2012
Lincoln Wills replied to John Durham's discussion New ADC Regulations, B.S.
"I instructed over at CDA a couple of years ago. Commercial Diving Academy, Jacksonville, Florida. And at that time, they had already been requiring their students to wear the full harness for some time. It was not a individual student required item.…"
Jul 10, 2012
Chris Oungst replied to John Durham's discussion New ADC Regulations, B.S.
"This is Why I have said that ALL divers need to stand together and form a union. Then we wouldnt have to worry about the ADC and their bs. I am in the carpenters union as a diver and love it."
Jul 1, 2012
Dive Diva replied to John Durham's discussion New ADC Regulations, B.S.
"With regard to the divers having to buy into the ADC ($100 card) as a condition of employment or other perks; could be construed as a First Amendment violation. Such efforts could be viewed as "Labor Extortion" by the courts. i"
Jun 29, 2012
Dive Diva replied to John Durham's discussion New ADC Regulations, B.S.
"The other companies were O$HA compliant. 29 CFR Parts 1910 1915 1917 1918 & 1926 make it clear that the employer ie the dive contractor is required to provide and maintain all PPE needed for employee safety and at no cost to the employee. This…"
Jun 29, 2012
Nick Daly replied to John Durham's discussion New ADC Regulations, B.S.
"The funny thing about PPE costs is that the company I worked for that is not in the ADC bought me PPE and most ADC companies charge me for it on my first check. I found that pretty ironic."
Jun 28, 2012
Dive Diva replied to John Durham's discussion New ADC Regulations, B.S.
"OSHA Final Rules 72.64341-64430 (2007, November 15) spells it out. What this means:* Employer must provide the protective equipment, including Personal Protective Equipt. (PPE).* The employer cannot require the employee provide or pay for his or her…"
Jun 28, 2012
Dive Diva replied to John Durham's discussion New ADC Regulations, B.S.
"First, a little history for the younger divers. THe ADC was formed in 1968, incorporated in 1970 in LA and is now based in Houston, TX. The reason the ADC was formed was because the contractors were worried about unionization efforts by the…"
Jun 28, 2012
Lance S Padfield replied to John Durham's discussion New ADC Regulations, B.S.
"Speak w/ the Federal Atty General on whether the ADC can make workers buy cards.????, Also i am going to call Mike Brown and ask or request the names of the Fed OSHA figure heads that they , the ADC claim had this so called agreement they say gave…"
Jun 28, 2012
Jerry Babin replied to John Durham's discussion New ADC Regulations, B.S.
"Just a note, the ADCI has no LEGAL Authority to order any diver to purchase anything. The title "Governing Body" is assumed, not granted by the US Government or a majority vote of those it is supposed to serve. Straight from the mouth of…"
Jun 27, 2012

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Which of the following are you?
A Working Diver
Dive school you went to or are attending?
Hiline College
Are you an inland diver, offshore diver or both?
Wherever there's work
What do you like to do with your down time / onshore time?
Motorcycles, Car racing
What's your deepest dive? (in feet)
350

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At 9:51pm on July 28, 2011, A.. Parnell said…

hi John.

Ace

 
 
 

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