August 2009 Blog Posts (5)


From the late 1950's through the 1960's the U.S. Navy SEALAB program was guided by Captain George Bond. While this diving program got less media exposure than NASA's space program and even Cousteau's rival Conshelf program, SEALAB's impact has been very profound by proving the viability of saturation diving.

The Following article is taken from the US Navy EDU Website

MONDAY, JULY 20, 2009

On July 20, 1964, SeaLab I (commanded by CAPT George F. Bond)… Continue

Added by Dive Diva on August 30, 2009 at 9:38am — No Comments

Working in SE Asia

Work in SE Asia has been slow. However, some companies always have work. Having DMT or Inspection is a plus. Knowing somebody who knows somebody is how you get the job.. are only as good as your last dive...Small Crowd in this game. If you drop a spanner in
Africa..they the divers here about it on a DSV in Dubai...

Anyone working in Brunei or Miri, Malaysia for Sarku?

Added by Maximwithfield on August 15, 2009 at 12:06am — No Comments


Great effort, does anyone think that that guy needs a spam filter in his life ???

Added by Tony Liddicoat on August 14, 2009 at 7:29am — No Comments

Autobiography of a Diver,

Hi everyone.

Greetings from the sharp end. I am an old and bold diver who wrote my autobiography which has resulted in a 374 +page book with 140+ photographs taken during my 49 year diving career. A diverse and interesting career which took me around the world as a commercial, military and recreational diver. As I have now joined cDiver's ranks, I just wanted to share the knowledge acquired with you budding diving youngsters.The book is called, "Five Bells" Job Done ~ A Divers story. Check… Continue

Added by Tony Liddicoat on August 9, 2009 at 5:30am — No Comments

Fred Aichele passed away August 8th, 2009

For those of you who knew Fred, he was a good man.

From an email sent around by Ross Saxon, a close friend of Fred:

Subject: Fred Aichele

Friends. I regret to inform you that Fred Aichele - our friend - passed this morning after a long illness. Fortunately; the last days of his life were comfortable as he was in no pain and was surrounded by his family and many friends who attended his going away party last weekend at his home. A good time (although sad) was had by… Continue

Added by Dan Dolson on August 8, 2009 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

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