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The 12 Bolt Diving Helmet & Hong Kong Harbour
As a very young sailor in the mid-1960s I was thrilled to hear we would be calling in at Hong Kong. Hong Kong does take your breath away, so much going on, lots of people hurrying about, bright lights and beautiful girls! However I remember Hong Kong for a different reason, walking from the ship [...] Read More
The Little Divers By Siebe Heinke
SCUBA, HARBOUR 12 BOLT DIVERS HELMETS Martin Marine Ltd based at Dartford in Kent carried out diving work along the river Thames from about the late 1950’s to about the mid 1970’s. While working for Mrs. Mary Martin or Mrs M. as we called her, she ran the company after the death of her husband [...] Read More