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FROM : DUNCAN ALLARDYCE
Information = Would love to hear from Dave Puttock with whom i was with in Escravos Nigeria for four years,and anyone else from that era.I tried dave`s link twice on this site but got a failure both times.Duncan allardyce@btinternet.com
FROM: KAY WILLIS
Hello i worked 4 strongwork diving in caldicot during the 70s would like to make contact with my work colleagues from the good old days! kay.willis@ymail.com
FROM: DUNCAN ALLARDYCE
This is Duncan Allardyce,qualified clearance diver E.C,D.7 1961 would like to hear from anyone who might know me,was in Nigeria for a while also Glomar North Sea,is Ray Ives out there?Retired 1980 finished with the Arctic Seal.Now live n/e scotland. allardyce@btinternet.com
FROM : KURT S. HENDRICKS
Sanford Brothers, Divcon, IUC, Ocean Systems, Samson Ocean Sytems, Solus Ocean Systems, Comex Houlder, Oceaneering, McDermot U/W Services, Allseas, MCCI, Saipem Asia (Azerbaijan). 1965-2010 - still going. k.s.hendricks@btinternet.com
FROM: KEN LUNDSTEN
Ken Lundsten, worked from 77, Dockland Divers (Thames), the Nasali, became Binali Diving Services, in the Gulf. Some work on supply to Strongwork, then CCC and Hydrospace, Gulf again, then around 82 out of Great Yarmouth, with CUE in the Leman Field, off platforms then the British Enterprise 2(I think?)..skipper got stuck twice on a sand bank in Yarmouth harbour entrance..highly entertaining. Following that did drilling course at the PITB, still work for Shell International..nothing exciting though! Good to hear from any old oppo's, but like me I'm sure we all have trouble recalling surnames. k.lundsten@shell.com
FROM: RAB BUTLER
Hi folk's the G+T's did'nt get me.I played at Comex from beginning 70's,then 2ww,sub-sea int,Retired last year,bought a motor home, Explore U.K. with my wife Meg and a big collie dog called MAX,along with a supply of beer and wine. Nice to see so many name still around. rabandmeg@google mail.com
FROM: JUD TAYLOR
I worked in the North Sea, India and West Africa, from 1976 to 1987. Sub Sea, 2 WW, Oceaneering. As Sat Diver, Supervisor. I would like to hear from anyone from those days. capt.jud@mindspring.com
FROM: JOHN (Closey) CLOSE
Started diving 1978 with Northern Divers,in Hull,then joined 2WT, 2W's,Oceaneering, Rockwater, Stena/Coflexip/Technip, worked all over the place, but just North Sea now, would be good to touch base with any of the old hands I used to work with. jcloseencounters@aol.com
FROM: ANNE HAMMER
I worked for a short period on (Stolt Nielsen)"Seaway Condor" (1991?). Steve Payton and Kurt Cooper looked out for me. It would be nice,just to know how they are doing? hamme59@gmail.com
FROM:ROBERT ARTHUR EASTMAN "Bob"
Looking for anyone who may have worked with my ~~~~Uncle Robert Eastman for Comex Gt Yarmouth in 70's and Wharton Enterprises Aberdeen late 70's JennyEastman2913@aol.com
FROM: STUART BRITTAIN
Im trying to find John Kelly, he is origionally from Glasgow, I believe that he is now based in Africa (possibly Nigeria). I am just trying to contact members of family based around the world. asbrittain@yahoo.co.uk
MARK TAYLOR
Went to the old Comex Houlder base at Bucksburn House last weekend - first time in 25 years. Howes Lane is closed off and the old house, sheds and buildings are derilict and infested with seagulls. The security guard said it was going to all be knocked down. What an ignominious end for a great place with so many good memories. Mark Taylor Uncle John Sat Team 81-85markttay@hotmail.com
FROM: JIM FIELD
Hi! Worked mainly with Oceaneering in the 80s and 90s. Forties, Ninian, Nigeria etc. Rigmaster, Tender Tarpon, DB102, Wilchief. Was well known for the cartoons, if that jogs your memory.Running a sailing school in Southern Spain now but would love to hear from any old hands.jimfield@trafalgarsailing.co.uk

FROM: KERR SINCLAIR
John Kelly, send me an e mail if you can, Someone looking for you. Didn't see the baby, only kidding.kerrsinclair@yahoo.com

FROM: MARTA ROSE GURR
Lived in san francisco while sea lab was at hunters point late 60's looking for Joe Stubbs,Van Bell, Don Reed anyone else that was there mgurr505@gmail.com

FROM: BARRY GILBERT
Interested to hear from old Strongwork divers.Live on Romney Marsh these days and ride horses when not working on ROV's.Anyone remember Star Pisces and Seaforth Cape?barrygilbert52@yahoo.co.uk
FROM: MICHAEL BOYNE
Started of baharain 1972 northern divers 74 shires divin 75 strongwork 76 buoywork norhern divers to79 scan dive 80 star ofshore servises comex oceanic contractors 81 kd marine to 83 svitzer global diving servises 85 seaways back to svitzer and other stuff brains gone 2ww with sid thomlinsos for acouple of weeks when thay fist started best run ashore in the world leath docks or esberg? had some prity good times eney one remember.michaelboyne@hotmail.co.uk
FROM : MIKE CONNOLLY
If anyone knows where Jack Seymore is ex sat instuctor fort william and earlier comax diver in saudi please contact Alicia Connolly on behalf of my father old diver Mike Connolly alicia@aliciaconnolly.co.uk

FROM: GERRY BARLOW
Strongwork Diving International Ltd - 1973/1974North Sea, Jersey, Saudi Arabia, Civils
gerry.barlow@tiscali.co.uk

FROM: MATT EGAN
Started with Ocean Systems /Morgan City-Then Glomar Coral Sea / Egypt. The North Sea Arctic Surveyor/ Scan Dive Would Like to make contact with any one working on Artic Surveyor during the period 1974/5/6/7.Some names I remberDave Perry,Ray Ives,Happy Day, I am currently living and working in JHB, South Africa and would enjoy hearing from any one I worked with or knows where abouts of these people.jpscont@iafrica.com

FROM: BRESSON WILL
hi everybody im looking for some photo of my father Bresson roland, french comex diver during the 70's- 80's (Sandokan...).if someone can help me, please contact me.thanks a lot.japan26_90@hotmail.fr

FROM: MARCUS WEBER
Hi, I´m looking for Charles Hooghkirk. He was a diving superintendent for Comex for more than 15 Years.Please contact me. Thanks marcusweber@t-online.de

FROM: JoAnne
I was hoping to find my Dads name Joe Stubbs worked Comex Aberdeen in the 70s. I was hopeing someone would have photos of him. You guys saw him way more than me. I would love to hear from you if you have photos or knew him. joannegipson@yahoo.com

FROM: RAY FLETCHER
Hi I am in happy retirement in Brighton, Worked as a proffessional sinker 1974 - 1985. Nasali, Qatar, Algosaibi, Saudi, Solus in Egypt, Nigeria.Martin Marine Thames Flood Barrier, Strongwork, West Sole, & Lift Tide Juaymah Saudi, Ocean Inchcape Bantry Bay, Nordive, North Sea, & Nigeria,Ocean Technical Denmark, & Last of all Hydrospace Dubai. 1980 - 1985. Deck accident, finnished me as a diver, SBM Hose Change.Names from the past Hydrospace Black Gang, Tony Gray, Neil Fraser, My old muckers Davy Lycett, Willy Billy Wignall, Norman Zukerman, etc. where are yer all, let me hear, fletchertaicung@tiscali.co.uk

FROM:T. (Tad) AUSTIN AUNER
Started with Ocean Systems in 1973 and finished with Oceaneering SEA Singapore.Looking for old diving buddies based out of Morgan City LA during the 1970s.austinauner@gmail.com

FROM: SWAMPY….djm24160
Hi All. Now risen to the dizzy height of sat supervisor on the Sapphire with ISS. Life has gone a bit downhill recently as Joanne has sacked me.

FROM: SHANE COWTAN
My wife runs a DPV rental service in Koh Tao Thailand, and we have come across a problem we feel that all prospective purchasers of DPV's should know.We have recently bought EIGHT of the New Seadoo Explorer DPV's from Stallion Asia who are licensed by Seadoo Bombardier to manufacture and distribute Seadoo DPV's.On Arrival , THREE of the Brand New Explorer's flodded the gearbox/motor housing , the factory sealed unit. It seems that Seadoo have for the last couple of years at least, ignored the problems arising from their licensees in Hong Kong , and totally ignored purchaser's of their product . I would like to hear from anybody who has had any bad experiences with SEADOO products, I feel that Seadoo/Bombardier should accept responsibility for any product they wish to put their name all over, Shane Cowtan.shanecowtan@hotmail.com

FROM: DAVE 'GRIPPER' CUSSONS
I would like to hear back from anyone who knows me. I now live in the Dominican Republic, a long way from the North Sea and the Middle East!eugeniefs@hotmail.com

FROM: STEVE DAVIS
Hydrospace, CCCx, Dubai are 1982 onwards, Packed up getting wet (in 97 now working in the Bahamas) any of the old crowd still about? stevedavis@coralwave.com

FROM: PAUL DOMAILLE
Out of it for 19 years now, but many good memories, Comex, S N Sea, mid/late 70's, 2W most of the 80's, interspersed with various short contracts mainly N Sea but aslo Mid and Far East. Recognise a couple of names...but where is everyone else ???lafosse@guernsey.net

FROM: JOYCE ELIZABETH MELDRUM
I worked at Comex Diving Bucksburn mid 70's in the telex office, Joyce Skinner back then. Just wondering if anyone can remember those years. Now living in New Zealand.joycemeldy@hotmail.com

FROM: JOHN GRATTON
Currently sat diving on the Pelican for Subsea7, met many a good man in the past so please drop me a line [I know how to use email now!!]juggler557@hotmail.com

FROM: JOHN CARL ROAT
I have set up my own Youtube webpage. There will be nothing on my page but Commercial Diving related video clips. I will try to keep them interesting. http://www.youtube.com/user/JohnCarlRoat
Yes I still get my old butt in the water, just passed my Phy.Dive Safe: It's Profitable and It Hurts Less. Supervisor/Diver
theroatdeal@yahoo.com

FROM: LIZ STEVENSON
I am trying to contact old divers who know and worked with Pete Stevenson from Walsall West Midlands. We must be going back 15 - 20 years. Here goes: Bernie Perry, John Kelly, Vic Johns, Jim Brown to name but a few. Please contact me. Many thanks. Liz Stevenson (Pete's wife)e.a.stevenson@wlv.ac.uk

FROM: MIKE STAGG
Mike Stagg and am looking for any of the old diving crew from the "Uncle John" who were on the deep dive in the Onarheims Fjord Norway 1983. sent an email to mark taylor at markt@avanade.com but it was returned so if you see this message mark get in contact also Dave Howe/Alan Tedder/Dave Saunders any one who was onboard at the time or any one who knows me from any of the other companys I have worked for.
thewoodsman2007@aol.com

FROM: STEVE SAUNDERS
Hi My name is Steve Saunders and I am looking for any information re my Dad David Antony Saunders.He passed away back in 1996 and up until then worked for Comex out of Aberdeen, I know he worked on a vessel called the Amethyst. Really would just like any info or stories regarding my Dad as I am researching his life and anything would help.Thanks in advance Steve. stevesaunders17@hotmail.com

FROM: TONY MICKLEBURGH
Hello thought I would check in again, I think offshore as given me up due to a stroke and heart attack, but still here alive.Met up with Wllie Renilson and alister Cameron the other day that was great to catch with old mates.Im still involved with offshore stuff working office bound to earn a crust. Sorry to hear about Keith Doddsa.mickleburgh@btinternet.com

FROM: CHARLIE JOHNSON
Worked for Taylor Diving between 73 and 86, Also Infabco / Condux / Sub Sea etc.Looking to get in touch with any ole mates. Bill Powers , Al Rose , Steve Beale ???charlie.johnson@clariant.com

FROM: TREVOR FREEMAN
Hello, Anyone remember any sat divers from Arctic Surveyor 1976-77, Scan Dive. Memory fading, John Bolton, Duncan Allerdyce, Tony Eynott, Cheers Trevor ta_plumbing@yahoo.co.uk

FROM: SU McLAUGHLIN
I am the wife of the late Terry McLaughlin "Mad Mac" Gt Yarmouth '73 to '78 Would love to hear from anyone - Spud Murphy Willy Pert Mike Woodall Mike Davenport and desperately need to contact JOHN BOLTON an Aussie from Ballarat who worked for COSAG and took the Dorinda to Dubai If anyone is in contact with John tell him his God children need him Thanks sunewboldfarm@yahoo.co.uk

FROM : KEN ADCOOK
Does anyone have contact details for Reg Follett.
Does anyone know of a Superintendent for a DP vessel in India (Must have sense of humour!!!!!!)
ken.adcook@adcook.co.uk

FROM: LIZ STEVENSON
I am married to Pete Stevenson a former commercial diver who worked in the middle east and latterly north sea up (through ocean tech) until approx 15 years ago. I am trying to contact those who knew and worked with Pete at this time. If you do remember him I would really appreciate it if you email me. I note there is a John Kelly on this site - John if it is the same you who shared a cryptic crossword with us one night in sunny Walsall all those years ago then please get in touch! Also if anyone has a contact for a guy called Alan Pollez then please get in touch. Many thanks. e.a.stevenson@wlv.ac.uk

FROM :STEVE CLARK
Am presently working for technip on the Wellservicer where i've been for a few years now.sclarkdundee@aol.com

FROM: RICHARD BOTTOMLEY
I started with Taylor Diving 1979 in Bahrain, then CCC Underwater Engineering 1980-82, OIS Diving Division 1983-84, Comex Houlder, Oceaneering, Stolt Comex Seaway thereafter. Who is still around from those happy days in the Middle East? richard.bottomley@lr.org

FROM: LANCE ORTON
Hi Guys, Really sad news about "Big" John Dodd.
I am Sat Supervising with Subsea7, and spend most of my spare time in Thailand, giving aid to hot honeys. Most of the guys from OTS, are split between S7, Bibby, and ISS. We are all gettingCheers, Lance. lance_orton@hotmail.com

FROM: PETER DODD
Sadly our john died last month in portugal. peter dodddodd1985@hotmail.com

FROM: LINDA HOOPER
My husband Bill Hooper worked for Brown & Root, Manama Bahrain 1983 to 1986.We would love to find Marcus Hartland Mahon who worked for Taylor diving at same time.If anyone could help us out we would be forever greatful!! linda@fesma.net

FROM: DONALD WHITECOTTON
I worked for K.D. Marine 1975-77 Looking for Bill ?? and Charlie Raynor or any others who worked for me or with me like Mosie from Isreal or Any of the guys from Dubai in the mid 80's.twamontg@aol.com

FROM: MARK FROST
Started with Taylor Diving in Bahrain in 1980 but spent most of my time with CCC U/W Eng Ltd. Left the game in 1988 - used up too many lives and didn't want to be another divorce statistic! Spent 18 years as an Air Traffic Control Officer in the Royal Air Force and 'retired' 2 years ago (too good an offer to turn down ... redundancy package + pension and ....)transferred to the Royal Australian Air Force! Presently in VIC instructing RAAF ab-initio air traffic control students. Easy life, easy money (more than I was ever earning as a diver!) and plenty of sun, sea and sand! Only thing missing is a decent pint! frostiesinoz@yahoo.co.uk

FROM: JUDI ANDERSON
Does anyone remember Gerry Anderson? Worked for KD Marine. He is now in a full care facility and I would like anyone who knew him or worked with him to get in touch with me. Would be wonderful for him if I could find some co-workers. Thank you.jumi@telus.net

FROM: ALBERT CHAPMAN.
Anyone know the whereabouts of Mark Witherspoon, Possibly R.O.V. tech. used to be in Kuwait.albertchapman@blueyonder.co.uk

FROM: SCOTT.D.YOUNG.
SubSeaInternational= Satdiver/Supervisor/1973-1988-Gulf/NorthSea , and every other place in the world. College Of Oceaneering Instructor 2001/2004. bighotscotty@yahoo.com

FROM: JIM McGREGOR
This is my new email address, I would like to hear from anyone who worked with me mostly North Sea from 1972oysteryum@bigpond.com.au

FROM: GRAHAM J POTTS
In Abu Dhabi February 2008. Saw Des Power & Frenchy de Beaufort, both looking good and doing OK.Heard that Lance has been trying to get in touch with me. If you read this Lance, e-mail Des for my private contact.Read Tony Groom's book, very good and definitely worth a read.gjpx@moq.com.qa

FROM: PETE COLLETT
CAD 21- 1980, Shiers -Thames Barrier 1981,Oceaneering- ADS 1982,UTS - Danish Sector 1982Oceaneering-(ADS, systems tech, diver) Spain , Ivory Coast, North Sea to 1987Atlantis submarines (Barbados)ops manager until 1996 Now settled in Barbados.collett@brcwestindies.com

FROM: MRS ANN MARIE MCCREATH
Hi, Is their anyone out there that remembers Mike Brushneen he work for Sanford brothers in 1968 and also in Trinidad I'm not sure who that was for.We moved to Norway after that and sadly we lost him in May 1971 while he was working on the Ocean Viking. He was a good man my idol and my dad. Anyone who remembers please get in touch thanks ann_marie1966@hotmail.co.uk

FROM: NICHOLAS IAN PROCTOR
74-75 Mixed Gas surO2 Ekofisk OSI, Bell-bounce WaageII, Oceaneering, and Drillmaster OSI.82-87 Construction and inspection Part I airdiver with Oceaneering, Subsea, WW and Comex.90-92 Superintendant/Supervisor/Diver Sureclean Marine Invergordon.Would welcome contact from old workmates. Also looking for anyone who knew Mike Brushneen and Martin Saunders who were lost in the Norwegian sector North Sea. This is vitally important as their relatives are due compensation already awarded through the efforts of the North Sea Diver's Alliance in Norway. Please do not contact the relatives direct unless you know them well but pass their contact details or any leads you may have to me and I will pass them straight to the NSDA search co-ordinator. Many of those successfully contacted have been shocked as a result. Please be careful!My contact no. is UK 01209 843633. Please leave a message if I am not in. Very many thanks! Nick proctorn5@aol.com

FROM: KEVIN DAVEY
I started as a dive tech at Prodive Ltd in Charlestown in 76 (I was 16), then moved with them to Falmouth. Offshore 80 to 88, including Star Offshore Yarmouth (lots of good run ashores), Nordive West Africa on the Oloibiri (left in a hurry cos of visa complications!!) , Oceaneering Aberdeen (part of the Cornish Mafia) and a few others in between!Now semi retired living in the US (married a local). Guess I have been lucky and life has been good, or at least it has never caught up with me!kevin_n_davey@yahoo.com

FROM: MICHAEL GEORGE TATE
Mike Tate, still at it at a tender 64 years. Don't get wet these days unless it's raining. Living on the sunny Wirral Peninsula these days & working anywhere warm.michael.tate1@virgin.net

FROM: KEVIN TICICH
I am in need of any location for a commercial diving position either as a tender or full diving position. Can any of you gentlemen please give me some leads to follow up on. I am currently in Seattle Washington attempting to locate a position anywhere and as soon as possible. I graduated from The Commercial Diving Academy In Florida a short time ago .. Very Sincerely and in Need of a job, Kevin Ticich. PS. Please respond if you can with advice or leads... Thanks for your help....jticich@cfl.rr.com

FROM: KARL MOORE
just to let anyone who knew my dad tony moore,d.h.b.construction then oceaneering aberdeen and santa barbara that he has sadly passed away.karlmooresquidlips@msn.com

FROM: TERRENCE CUTTING
Worked for Sub Sea Oil Services Spa Milan from 1969 to 1981 on a worlwide basis and i would like to hear from other divers who were around during that time working for SSOS.terrencio@googlemail.com Terry

FROM: JIM McGREGOR
Hi,Would like to hear from any who remembers me, to see how they are going.Worked for Comex Diving Aberdeen 1971/72 - 1977. North Sea Divers1977 - 1980Oceaneering Itl. Aberdeen 1981 - 1987.Now operating a Oyster Farm in Tasmaniajc1661@hotmail.com

FROM: GRAHAM DOWNEY
At present on the Maersk Recorder as a Dive REP for MAersk. (Air Job)graham460@hotmail.co.uk

FROM: FRANK B MEE
Hi guys i am still around and kicking .back from Iraq after four years working foe Armor group on a PSD team CP work . came back into diving as to old at 60 to keep playing with guns .Working in North Sea for OT 2K as air supivisor on Maersk Recorder.DAN field . Its a good site mate hope you get a lot more of the lads checking in . Regards FRANKfbmee358@hotmail.com

FROM: Gary Kiczek
Just wanted to check in with you guys who worked in the industry from 1980-88.Sub Sea 1980-81 North Sea, Gabon Solus Ocean Systems 1982 Egypt, Somalia.
2W 1983 North Sea
Sub Sea 1983-88 North Sea, New Zealand, Spain, Norway
Hope everyone is doing well and enjoying life!fatboy44070@sbcglobal.net

FROM: Dave Donaldson
Stumbled accross the site, brought back a few memories. I have over 15 years experience in the North Sea as sat, construction and inspection diver. I am looking for some info or any contacts on the diving side of life in Australia. I am looking at lifting and shifting to warmer climates, complete with family in tow.Any one with any info or contacts I would love to hear from them.dundee_dave2000@yahoo.comSafe diving Dave Donaldson

FROM: DOUG MADDOX
Rossi Diving 1958/1962,U.S.Navy 1962/1966,Coastal School Deep Sea Diving 1966/1967
S&H Subwater Salvage 1967/1973,S&H Services 1973/1978, Oceaneering 1981/1986
Gulf States Diving 1986/1989,American Oilfield Divers(Inland Division)1989/1992
Tritron Marine 1992/1995,Associated Marine Divers 1995/1999,Submar 1999/2003
Ocean Corporation 2003/present.Doug.Maddox@oceancorp.com

FROM: NICK PROCTOR
Mixed Gas... OSI 74 "Ekofisk" 75 "Glomar Coral Sea", "Drillmaster." Oceaneering 75 "Waage II."
Offshore Air... 82-87 Oceaneering "Duerloo", "Marathon Bravo", Cromarty Firth Office MODU Inspections.
83 Star Offshore "BP West Sole."
82,83 WW "Tobermory Galleon", "Heather Alpha"
84 Comex "BP Forties Bravo"
84 Kestrel "Fulmar FSU"
86-87 Subsea "Marathon Bravo", "MCP01"
Also Abalone Diving NSW and Civils NSW & New Guinea 67-72
Scallop Diving West Coast Scotland 72-92
Civils with Highland, Northern, Cosag and Seawork. 80-92
Spinal 92. Minimal Damage but spine already knacked. Play Golf and Sail Inshore and OffshoreWould like to hear from anybody with whom I worked!proctorn5@aol.com

FROM: RICHARD PUTTOCK: pp DAVE PUTTOCK
I am writing this message on behalf of Dave Puttock. I am his eldest son Richard Puttock and am writing this as he has no access to email so I have provided mine. One of the original ocean tech divers he is now retired and living aboard a dutch barge on the river yare in brundall, now a grandad of 5 and hoping to set sail to the continent some time soon weather permitting glug glug. Any persons wishing to contact Dave Puttock on this address he has many photos of decades of work and people for ocean tech Dave Puttock wishes you all the best.-mail not valid

FROM: ALICIA CONNOLLY
Hi, does anyone know of Jack Seymore. Saturation diver ex comex diving school and sat instructor fort william. I am trying to locate him on behalf of my father, old diver Mike Connolly aged 81. If anyone has any information please email me.Thankyou. alicia_connolly@orange.net

FROM: NICHOLAS PROCTOR
Former Mixed Gas Diver 74-75 for OSI and Oceaneering. Returned as Air Diver Inspection/Maintenance/phot-Tech.82-87Particularly looking for divers who worked on Waage II for Oceaneering, and on Ekofisk and Drillmaster for OSI 74-75.John Baross and Des. from the latter in particular. proctorn5@aol.com

FROM: NEIL HUNT
This is a great site and I'd be interested to hear from any old diver friends out there (1974 - 1987) and any divers that actually worked in Standard Gear. Port of London Authority (Salvage Dept),Martin Marine,Medway Diving,Keliston Marine,Halcrows (Saudi),PGA (UAE),Global (North Sea,)Svitzer Global (North Sea),Comex (North Sea),Walcon.Best wishes to you all, Neil Hunt. neil@redtails.co.uk

FROM: JOHN PATTERSON AKA J.P
ALRIGHT BONIE LADS, just had a look at this site had a few flashbacks still at the game and still enjoying it, all the best J.P. john@patt181.fsnet.co.uk

FROM: GENE.G.AINSWORTH
I was a heavy gear diver and superviser of Bell Deep Bounce and saturation operations in California, North Sea. Australia, Malaysia, Mexico, Brazil, Columbia, Africa, Louisiana,and Spain, working for Ocean Systems, Cal Dive, Oceaneering, and Martech, among others for the last 35 years working with divers from England, Holland, Norway and the U.S. I, myself have done 18 bell lockout dives to 600 fsw and supervised lockouts to 760fsw. I would be interested in hearing from any of the divers who were once part of my crews. I am now semi-retired but do occasional consultant and field supervisory work overseas. majimu520@aol.com

FROM: SID TOMLINSON
I started with Comex in June 74 (great times in the George hotel Aberdeen )Drank to much & Spent far to much. I then went on to work for Star, Northern divers & a few weeks with 2 ww's. Then back to Comex and their various name changes. Still working offshore but not blowing bubbles. Anyone who remembers an old wrinkly please don't hesitate to mail me. Not so good with names now so give us a prod in the right direction. sidpat1@tiscali.co.uk

FROM: SHIRLEY HAWKWOOD
Anybody who knew Joe Hawkwood, and hasn't heard he sadly passed away in May.
After a very short illness. From his wife Shirley.s.hawkwood@btinternet.com

FROM: DAVE HUTCHINSON
ex-CUE, Comex, Oceaneering, Stolts. Active diver in the '70s and '80's; now subsea ops coordinator for Nexen Petroleum in Aberdeen.
hutchinson.d@gmail.com

FROM: KEVIN PATIENCE
Started my commercial diving career courtesy of Prodive at Charlestown in '73 and spent three years in Kenya freelancing before joining Algosaibi Diving in '77 courtesy of Jim Limbrick. Formed DMS DIVING, Bahrain in '80 and in '82 was MD of Divecon in Mombasa. At end of contract returned to Bahrain and set up TECHDIVE. Operated all over the Gulf and East Africa on a variety of jobs but specialised in salvaging ships and barges for over 15 years. Retired and spent six years researching East African shipwrecks. Published SHIPWRECKS & SALVAGE on the EAST AFRICAN COAST in 2006.
saburi@hotmail.com

FROM: TIM EVANS
Hi i was on fort william course 13 (unlucky for some) and worked for cosag divers gt yarmouth, kd marine dyce aberdeen, I.T. diving services kuwait, adel al hamhed sub sea services kuwait, was on the piper alpha, claymore, easington, ardyne point brent c cormerant a , apache reel barge out of edinburgh and off den helder holland, westy sewage works warrington, grimsby docks, looking to get back working bored of land lubbering. Any old contacts need a crusty call us.(CV on database) 01407 840149 still on anglesey groeslon bodorgan anglesey n wales ll62 5ab. 4th March 2007. Hi chaps im in Koh Tau thailand at the moment swimming with fishes vis is great and beer is coldproftimevans@aol.com

FROM: PETE COLLETT
Looking for old pals-RN. Shiers ( barrier ),Ocean tech -Kommander Therese- BE II.Oceaneering - Diving - ADS - ROV. Now dwelling In Barbados, and drinking way too much rum.pcollett@brcwestindies.com

FROM: GAGE PERTH
Worked in the North Sea as a Sat Diver from 1975--1980.. Retired after to many close calls, moved back to Canada where I bought a donut shop (Safer career) here in Winnipeg Manitoba. Now also own the rights for a franchise chain called Sarpino's Pizzeria, with 3 stores now open in Manitoba. Anyone out there remember me? I worked for Sub Sea Intl. for 2 years, 2W for a few months, then the rest with the infamous, Infabco Diving Services.gage2@shaw.ca

FROM: BRIAN STEDMAN
X Elliot,land & marine,strongwork,hydrospace,thames barrier,CCC(underwater engineering),sirte oil(ex esso libys).I now reside in tenerife,any body out there? BRIANSTEDMAN@terra.es

FROM: JACKO JACKSON
I would like to make contact with "Happy Day", he left the RN in mid sixties, dry sense of humour, keen fisherman, good artist with paint and piss, one time gas man with Seaways, last known to be living in the Portsmouth area.If you are out there please get in touch, or if anybody knows of his where abouts please advise me. a.r.jackson@ntlworld.com Regards Jacko

FROM: TERRY ELDING
Jeese, too many old names to buy you all a pint (one would still be too many)but as I now reside in the deep jungle of Thailand there's little chance of meeting most. Still doin' the offshore bit as psycotic superintendent but mostly involved in making movies - don't need any bad actors!
Terryelding@hotmail.com

FROM: SCOTT D YOUNG.
Just want to see how all the guys are doing after 25 years later. I worked for Sub Sea International for 16 years as a Sat Diver and Supv.Regards Scott bighotscotty@yahoo.com

FROM: ROBBIE TODD
Hi I heard about this site from Willie renilson so I thought I would have a look. I recognise most of the people on the photo board and have worked with a few. I am retired and have moved to Ayr on the west coast of Scotland I am still in contact with quite a lot of old divers some still in the game and some have moved on to other things. I tried to put a couple of photos in but the technology got the better of me but I will try again a nother time regards to all the old farts that log on to this site and I hope the younger ones who log on have as good a time in the game as we did I will sign off now but will be back. robin@filby4.freeserve.co.uk

FROM: ARNOLD FINCHWorked for Ocean systems, Subsea Intl. and other co's. retired in New Orleans area.Information to:overbayou@aol.com

FROM: DONALD CROOK
Just found this site, actually Steve Collard put me onto it. So many names from the past, I'm terrible for remembering names. Mind you, in over 30 years I've met a few. I'm out of work at the moment, having spent the last 15 years or so locked away in Nigeria. Anyone wants to contact me, Information to:donaldcrook@hotmail.comCheers,Don Crook.

FROM: DON CRAWFORD
Canadian. Worked Ocean Prince 1967.Glomar Sirte {dirtie sirtie} Nigeria,Fernando Poo, made diving Superintendent in Luanda,Angola, 1968-69.Where are all you characters. Jack Highley, Pat Jordan, Jeff Baker and others. Would like to hear anyone.Don Crawford. Information to:anne@netbistro.com

FROM: MICHAEL DEREK WOOD
I started commercial diving in Bahrain in the 70's. Worked for Bahrain Maintenance & Diving Services (Doctor Casey, Ben Crasto & Mohammed), Algosaibi (Collin Hart & Jim Limbrick) & Taylor Diving & Salvage (Stanley H. Diket & Louis Giacona).Married the Taylor Diving Exec secretary - Beverley and moved to Dubai where I freelanced with: Hydrospace, McDermott, Solus, Sigma Offshore, Dulam, Underwaterwork etc.Started a Diving company with Paul Mulrainey in 1987 - AFM Diving & Marine Services LLC. Sold my shares in 1999 to Smit International (who now operate as Smit Dubai) & emigrated to Vancouver Island, Canada. Bred my Straight Egyptian stallion I imported with me for a couple of years, did some freelance Diving Supervising & consulting here & then started a new ROV company last year - November 2003 - SubOceanic Services Inc. with a Seaeye Falcon I bought from UK(www.suboceanic.net) Any leads on ROV contracts would be sincerely appreciated!!Tony Bass is in UK when not away working, he has Fred Wellmans contact, Dougie Neumann is on Vancouver Mainland, still diving despite having had a stroke, he fixes up jetties with a foam injection system he designed etc. Nelson Molina was with Hydrodive Nigeria last year. (John Jennings had a heart attack and passed away some years back) Gary Hunt is with Frasers Dubai as a manager.What happened to : Billy Jarmain, Chris Salter, Brian Brockwell, John Batchelor, Scott Smith, Bill Dunn, Jeff Watson, Trevor Turner, Ian Dudley? would like to hear from any of these guys.Lou Loukoviak is around this site as is Tricky Dicky - Richard Bufton who taught me to SCUBA Dive when I was 13 in the Adari Pool Bahrain...I am 47 now.Information to: mike-bevwood@shaw.ca

FROM: ADRIAN HOLDEN
Well for anybody who gives a dam I am now a dry cleaner in gorleston Gt Yarmouth (self employed)mainly worked for OTS, what happened to bill hazlewood,george brown,joe bradley and anybody else who worked in denmark and libya and got stranded in tripoli for a week with no food or money ??? nice to hear from graham potts , once nicked me Tshirt, Ive forgiven him now though, anyone from CAD62 1981 where I drowned on me first dive !!! got rescued by a big geordie where is he ? and where is bob barlow me old mate ? Information to: adriansonofbill@yahoo.co.uk

FROM: RICHARD BUFTON
TO ALL EX-COMEX DIVERS. You will have seen the posting on the notice board from Martyn West advertising for old Comex Rolex diving watches etc. This gentleman is probably quite a genuine advertiser and a nice guy, but before you part with your treasured diving watch please be aware of the following - My own Comex Rolex was issued to me in Aberdeen (sold to me!) in 1974 or 1975 - it was recently valued at $13,000+ because of the special Comex relationship. My previous diving Rolex Submariner Chronometer which my wife wears - now known as a 'red submariner' - was bought in Saudi in 1972 for the lowly figure of £72 - that has been valued at $4,500 - $5,000. If you do some research on the Internet you will be staggered at some of the prices that older Rolex watches are fetching! Mine is too sentimental and will never be sold, but at least if you do decide to sell your own Rolex diving watches, do so in the knowledge of what they are really fetching on the open market. Better still, if you have sons like I have, leave them behind for them when you go! I have even stopped diving with mine just in case! (Yes - I still dive - there are old diver and bold divers etc . . . . )Information to: rbuft@globalnet.co.uk

FROM: ANDY BUNTING
Greetings!! Anyone still out there from the 2W "Good old Days"? or even 2W&T days? Take care stay safe.Information to:andy.bunting@btinternet.com

FROM: MARTYN WEST
I'm a doctor and recreational diver living in Plymouth.I collect old divers' watches from the 1950s-1970s as a hobby, and I would be very grateful if there is anyone out there who has an old dive watch that they are prepared to sell.I am particularly looking for ex-military dive watches, such as the Omega Seamaster 300 from the 1960s and the Rolex Submariner from the 1970s, and old civilian Rolex dive watches, in any condition, working or not.If you can help, or know someone who can, do please get in touch. Information to:martynwest@hotmail.comThanks, Martyn.

FROM: DAVID MOORE
Started diving with the army 1964 worked north sea, thames barrier, gulf, nigeria, japan, then formed own company in 1978, mainly civils, still diving, get in contact if you know me, could be a laugh. Information to:dmoore3357@aol.com

FROM: ANDY WALKER
I have a Siebe Gorman 6 bolt helmet for sale,it has matching numbers top and bottom,it is in very nice condition,drop me an email for photos if you are interested.Information to: andy@deepdive.fsnet.co.uk
Or call me on 07976 294 981

FROM: JOHN(pony)MOORE
Looking for an old diving buddy SHARKY WARD,from the Manchester area. We were in Norway together on the Orion and Nigeria in the early 70,s.both worked for DIVCON at the timeand spent time in the CRANBROOK guest house in Gorleston Gt Yarmouth. had some great times together in the early years of the Northsea Oil and Gas industry. get in touch SHARKY it will be nice to hear from you.Information to: pony.moore@nutecuk.com

FROM: PHILIP MARTIN KEARNS
Joined the RN as a stoker in 1977 before changing branch to CD in 79. I left the RN in 85 as a leading diver and after a few weeks working with SAR diving of Helston in Cornwall I joined Stolt Nielsen Seaway where I have been ever since. At the CD's 50th anniversary I saw for the first time in almost 20 years two people who helped me get work when I left the mob. ( Don Hodge and Terry Gosling )I don't think either of them realy remembered me as my connection was through a friend of their sons but at the time they showed me much support and I will be eternaly grateful. By way of thanks I have always tried to pass on the same to anyone who needed it. I look forward to hearing from any old buddies out there past or present.Information to: p.kearns@which.netPhil (two and half ballweights) Kearns!

FROM: DEREK RUMSEY
Old divers dont fade away they move to Spain, nice to see young Mr Hurst doing so well, how he did it I dont know! Ha Haalso the tales about my demise are slightly exaggerated. In fact its nice to see some of the old hands are still about.Information to:d_rumsey@msn.com

FROM: SUSAN SCHUBER
REG FOLLETT... Does anyone know of his whereabouts ? I would love to contact him. He spent the 70's in the North Sea and Middle East, going on to Argentina in the 80's. Information to:si_schuber@hotmail.com

FROM: KENNETH JOHN PLUMMER
To young John Roat still blowing bubbles at Sixty,your a star! - We had a good run at the Holiday Inn, Marble Arch, what year it was I can't remember! Regards Ken Plummer Information to:kajaplum@btopenworld.com

FROM: G.HURST
I left the Royal Navy as Petty Officer CD after the Falklands War, I then worked for Wharton and Williams, Derek Rumsey was my old boss who I will always be greatfull for giving me my first offshore position, I mainly worked off Gt Yarmouth also the BP West Sole Field.I have been employed by Stena for 18 years now and worked on all the Stena DSV's, Stena has changed it names so often and is now called Technip Offshore UK.
I have been very lucky to have worked in Vietnam, Brazil, Spain, Denmark, Norway, Canada but mainly my work has been in the North Sea. I am presently working as Diving Supt on the Bar Protector and our dive team have been working for Shell Golden Eye, infact Andy Roberts has just left the vessel as the Shell Client, we are now on a BP contract off the west coast of Shetlands in 142 meters of water recovering a pile sleeve from the new BP Clair template. Tony Eynott is also onboard and works for Sonsub he also sends the Gt Yarmouth lads his regards.Information to:G.Hurst@technip.com

FROM: RICHARD (Richie) BUFTON
Worked for Nordive Bahrain, Taylors, Oceaneering (Divcon Nigeria), Comex (Aberdeen), Ocean Systems and Hydrospace (Bombay High) in the 70's, Now 55 and requalified in electronics & Science - mostly lecturing now, but still dive regularly. If anyone knows the whereabouts of Dave Foltenouy (Champagne Charlie I'd like to hear from him. Dave took the only colour pictures of our wedding in Bahrain in 1973 and we have never seen them! Wondering if he still has them.Information to:rbuft@globalnet.co.uk

FROM: PHILIP SIDEY
I would be grateful if Steve Lawson Smith could contact me again regarding his grandfather with a phone number as I seem to be having trouble replying to his emails.Information to: philsidey@aol.com

FROM: TOM KELLY
Did anyone serve on hms reclaim and remember my grandfather cpo james noel edwards (bungy) if so please get in touch as i am researching his diving career and would welcome any stories. Information to: TOM_KELLY_@hotmail.com

FROM: DAVID ALEXANDER NIXON
WANTED- Old heinke or siebe gorman helmets to buy,Reasonable prices paid per market value.Information to: submersibleone@aol.com

FROM: DENNIS ANDERSON
Is there anybody out there that remember divers, Mr R Stephenson, W. Stephenson and their boat the Salvor. Or anybody have family that used to work with themfrom 1900 to 1965. Information to: denbo@cwcom.net.


FROM: DONALD DEAN OLSON
Dove in Seward Alaska in the late 40's early 50's was nicknamed ollie. Edward Tuck was a good buddy. Some last names of diving buddies were Clark, Campillo, Dave Connell, Roberts, McCracken, Swanson at Ho Ho Co U.S. Alaska. Information to: olddivers@goshayes.worldonline.co.uk

FROM: PHILIP SIDEY
Can anybody tell me what happened to the diver Harry Grossett. When did he die and where is he buried? I am currently researching the Folkestone Diver, Lawson Smith. If anybody has any information I would appreciate any help at all. I am also looking to purchase any postcards depicting Lawson Smith. Information to: philsidey@aol.com

FROM: PAUL REYNOLDS
Anyone out there remember MOP in the 70's ? I'm still in touch with Tony Mickleburgh, Otto Klass( father of Mylene no less) Alan Chamberlain, Tjebe Roestenburg and Dick Midwood. Like to hear from any one who can remember that far back. Information to: paulreynolds6@aol.com

FROM: GRAHAM J POTTS
Plug - are you still at the same address? What happened to Dennis Bailey?Anybody know what happened to Keith (TC) MobbsInformation to:graham.potts@ntlworld.com

FROM: DEREK BEDDOWS
Resident of The 41 Motel!! ~ Solus Schall/Ocean Systems Svitzer ~ Global/Nordive-Comex/Oceaneering.Whatever happened to Nobby Foreman + Ed Rivett, any news?Information to:derek.beddows@uk.coflexip.com

FROM: NEVILLE POWELL
Hi I worked for sub sea from 76 through till late 90s Im looking for gordon beekman from New zealand.any info appreciated.Information to: nevpowell@yahoo.com

FROM: GERRY CARROLL
I'm available for sat /air or welding work.Hse #2 ,coded welder,rope access IRATA LEV2.
Ph + 61 8 94349984/fax#+61 8 94349985 mob 0418907778. Information to: deepbell@hotmail.com

FROM: WILLIE RENILSON
Presently working for DSND subsea as a Diver.3.2u ASMI 9. Medics Cert. Survival. Sat Diver. Catherine House,2 Ringsfield Rd,Beccles,Suffolk,NR34 9PQ:01502 716428Information to: willierenilson@hotmail.com

FROM: STEVE BROOKS
Thought the pen was mightier than the sword! It's certainly more boring,and ouch! at the end of the month. Hung fins up after Taylors Bombay tried to ice me. Paper shuffling for Stena now but missing the Camaraderie of all the 'ole lads'.Information to: steve@briteams.freeserve.co.uk

FROM: MARTIN VERSFELD
(Sat.Diver) (means i only dive on saturdays)Anyone come across "YOGI" Neil Van Rensberg.South African, big blonde geezer. Worked together in S.A.(Richards Bay)1975-77 2W.....McDermott.....Solus (North Sea).....S.A.D.S.(south african diving services) Mid.70's to recently.Would like to catch up with him. I now dive in the film industry and live in Oxford.Infromation to:martinversfeld@hotmail.com

FROM: DELL TURNER
Any body who knows me in the last 20 years , Please send me an e mail as all the wall to wall vomit sessions has left the 80`s and 90`s a blank !!!Enclosed cv "Bloody good run ashore"Information to:sat-rat@nildram.co.uk

FROM: RON TOMON
Worked North Sea 1978 - 1997, Most time spent offshore with Seaway (Norway) on Swan, Seahorse, Condor & Harrier. Currently Project Manager with Allseas USA, Inc. (Houston) Information to:rtomon@ev1.net

FROM: JOHN (George) THOMPSON
Hiya folks. I worked in the north sea middle and far east. Would like to contact Davy Monk a young diver who worked for me in the late seventies. Just to say the web page is a great idea. Keep up the good work.
Information to:john@safety-advisor.co.uk

FROM: MIKE POTTS
Now working as gas supervisor for subsea7
Information to: Mike_Potts54@hotmail.com

FROM: GRAHAM POTTS
Any of you chaps from the Kommandor Therese or the Southern Surveyor 1980 to 1985 Danish Sector:Went to Brid yesterday (28/08/02) and dropped in on Terry Dealtry for a short while.He looks good and sounds like the same old Terry.Information to:graham.potts@ntlworld.com

FROM: GRAEME CRAWFORD
Like many of us hung up the hoses in '96 having been blowing bubbles since '78 having worked in West Africa, The Gulf and Southern North Sea. Again like many of us now pushing a pen on the inspection side wondering what went first the money or the hair. Information to:g.crawford@totalise.co.uk

FROM: MARK TAYLOR
Trained in Fort William (Air and then Mixed Gas) Nordive (I remember Andy Roberts), Northern Divers then Comex - Treasure Finder then Uncle John for 5 years until 1984. Did the DFDP deep dive in 1983 on the Uncle John, but lost touch with the team since. Anyone see Tommy Nobrega, Richard Taylor, Jacko Jackson? Still see Dave Howe but not many others. Information to:markt@avanade.com

FROM: GRAHAM J. POTTS
Found myself in Singapore in October (2002) for a few days and spent a lot of the time with Des and Sue Power. Des is doing good with Subsea7 and looking good too. We spent quite a bit of time in Raffles Long Bar where no tigers were shot but plenty got necked (think about it). Des and Sue took me down to Clark and Bottle Quay where copius amounts of beer were consumed and lots of local nosh eaten at a resturant by the river. Thanx Des, I'd invite you to Nottingham but I'd rather visit you in Singers.graham.potts@ntlworld.com

FROM: JOHN ROAT
The pic is me,(Work photos page) John Roat, Supervising Sat on the Witch Queen Gulf of Mexico Oct.2002 and getting ready to dive same vessel. Tell my North Sea Diving buddies from Taylor, Comex and Sub Sea I'm still hitting the water as a working diver at 60.Information to:class29@udtseal.com

FROM: ELENI XANTHOPOULOS
Hello,i´m searching for a man called Lucien Fraiz. He is French,and worked for Comex In 1973.[stavanger-norway]. I think he is was 24 years old in 73. If you know something about him,please send me a mail. thank you. Information to:gedom@online.no


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