Exhibit of the Month

Exhibit of the Month

Exhibit of the Month

Cox's Bolt Gun.This formidable piece of salvage gear could shoot a bolt clean through sheet steel one inch thick using an explosive charge! The gun itself weighs 16 kg (36 pounds) and was usually lowered to the diver on a rope or chain.Before it was...

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Exhibit of the Month

Exhibit of the Month

Edinburgh’s Gold.In 1942 HMS Edinburgh was returning to the UK from Russia laden with gold bullion - payment to the Allies for supplies during World War 2. The convoy in which she was travelling was attacked. HMS Edinburgh was damaged and eventually...

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Exhibit of the Month

Exhibit of the Month

Almost everything in James Bond films can be made work or already exists in a similar form but NOT the infamous tiny twinset used by Sean Connery in 'Thunderball'. The 7.5 gram sparklet cylinders have an internal volume of 10 ml filled to 5.7 bar with...

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Exhibit of the Month

Exhibit of the Month

Would you be brave enough to don this suit and ride an underwater “chariot” towards the enemy? Only when you got close to the target would you close the faceplate and then dive your chariot to clamp your explosive warhead to the enemy ship. To get into the...

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Exhibit of the Month

Exhibit of the Month

Russian IDA-64 rebreather mask from the 1960s. How do you stop your mask from misting up underwater? Different diving organisations and instructors have various remedies such as wiping saliva round the inside of the mask and then rinsing it in sea water or...

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