Scuba Diving UK
- Diver Repatriated To Decompression Chamber From MV Aeolian Sky
The winchman spends quite a bit of time with the patient. He can be seen conducting an injury assessment, checking movement of limbs and taking blood oxygen measurements.
- Somebody Sunk Our Battleship!
At the heady depths of 6 feet and with very silty water hampering visibility during the operation, the vessel was finally recovered from the bottom.
- Ghost Net Danger To Divers Reported
Steve Johnson of Channel Divers has posted on Social Media in respect of a discarded trawler net that could be a danger to fellow divers. At some 50 metres to the top of the wreck, divers can appreciate the severity of the problem.
UK Wreck Diving
- Midlands Dive Chamber Decompression Dry Dive with Nitrogen Narcosis Experience
This is the only place where you will get a euphoric high like being drunk, but with no hangover, speak like Orville and take a maths lesson where 3+3 will equal 2. I promise!
- Centennial Dive To The Clan Macvey And Pin Wreck
The ship’s skeleton structures emerged from the sand together with the protruding propshaft and other metalwork. Clan MacVey was the antepenultimate ship to be destroyed by UB57 before she too met her fate on 14th August 1918.
- Is The Pin Wreck HMS Sprightly?
Discovered in 1990 and sitting at a maximum 28 metres on a sandy and shingle bottom, it seems very little is known about ‘The Pin Wreck’. One theory is that she is a Nightingale class ‘Revenue Cutter’, a military vessel called HMS Sprightly that sunk in 1891. If this is the case, where are the [More]
- The Hunt For SM UB57 And Johannes Lohs
This is the photo that initiated the quest to seek out and hunt the WWI U-Boat of Johannes Lohs, the ubiquitous U-Boat SM UB57. It is a pair of Lea and Perrins bottle tops recovered from the HMHS Kyarra in April 2017 and while explaining to my nine year old that these bottle tops had [More]
- Oberleutnant zur See Johannes Lohs
Born 24th June 1889, Waldgasthof Bad Einsiedel, Seiffen, Germany. Johannes Lohs was a successful and highly decorated German U-boat commander in the Kaiserliche Marine during WWI. Awarded the Pour le Mérite, he is the eighth most successful U-Boat commander of WWI by tonnage.
- UB-57 Crew Role of Honour
The last radio message was received on the 14th of August 1918. It is assumed that the vessel hit a mine and that the Uboat has remained lost.