The Commercial Diver Network
Added by Josh de Monbrun on February 23, 2010 at 5:08pm — No Comments
The following article was written by Stephen Harrigan and appeared in the May 1981 issue of Texas Monthly Magazine. It gives a the newbie dive school grads a peek at what Ace, Flynn, Chuck, Bill, etc. are talking about when they refer to "old school." I especially like the comment about a "good tender." Enjoy ~ Diva.
DIVING FOR DOLLARS
Just off the Loop in Southwest Houston stands an…Continue
WEEKLY WORLD NEWS
February 24, 1981
Convicts are being taken out of their barred cells and given a chance at a better life - as deep-sea divers.
And the elite few who survive the grueling 10 - month training reenter society as highly skilled underwater experts who can earn as much as $100,000 a year.
"It's a great profession and they are making…Continue
POLICE DIVERS SHOULD:
Learn to use the water, not conquer it!!!
Professional attitudes towards equipment and year round training, under all types of conditions, day or night, may mean the difference between saving a life, or losing one.
All divers must be aware of his surroundings and cohorts at all times.
Education and in water practice drills must be on going. Knowing the water, and the area you are working in, increases confidence, which when stress…
Added by William Greenwood on February 1, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments