The Historical Diving Society

The Historical Diving Society (the HDS) was formed in 1990 in the UK by a group of enthusiasts whose aim is to preserve and protect diving heritage. Since then the Society has grown into an international organisation with affiliated national societies across the world. Read more…

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Mike Watts laid to rest

Mike Watts, long time society member and former Working Equipment Oficer and Membership Secretary, was laid to rest next to his wife’s grave in the cemetery of St. Peter’s Church, Lodsworth, the lovely Sussex village that had been their home for many years.  Mourners included a strong contingent of society members, including Adrian Barak who read Henry Scott Holland’s poem All is Well.

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