Who are we

A couple of marine archaeologists

 

   

Whats New

 

Shipwrecks added since November 2014

SS Newholm
SS Ambassador
SS Mendi
SS Skaala
Privateer Dragon 1757
S.S.Percier
MV Napoli
MV Lucy
HMT Caroline
German Submarine U-260
SS Basil
Glenart Castle
SMS Margraf


 

 

 

   

 

   
   

 

   
 
   

 

 
   

Neville Oldham      1935 - 2015    RIP

Neville Oldham

"I have lost a good mate"

Select an image of Neville to view his biography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steve Clarkson

Steve has dived on over 500 wrecks in the UK from the islands north of the Orkneys to 8 miles south west of the Scilly Isles. Some of these wrecks were in 5m of water and other over 55m. He has also dived on wrecks in the Red Sea, and off California, Australia , South Africa, Abu Dhabi and the Maldives. Over the years his diving interests have developed from spearfishing though salvage to underwater video / photography and over the last 15 years  marine archaeology, inspired by diving the "Swan" in the Sound of Mull. Although retired from diving ,Steve has been a member of Reading BSAC since 1967.  He has carried out over 4000 dives mostly around the UK and Ireland. He started his working career as and Engineering Draftsman on his return from Northern Rhodesia in 1965 and then qualified as an Electronics Design Engineer working on Nuclear, Medical ,Industrial and the 'Tornado ' fighter avionics.  He moved into the IT business managing large software developments eventually developing  Project Management software applications and management methods as well as providing Project & Programme Management consultancy. 

 

He is a BSAC Advanced diver and Boat Handling Instructor as well as holding an RYA Coastal ,RYA Powerboat ICC for craft up to 48T.   

We have won:

BSAC Duke of Edinburgh Prize (Highly recommended) for HMS Venerable , Swmag Moorsands and the Dartmouth Cannon Site projects 2010 , 2011 & 2012.

Awarded Gold Medal for Bigbury Bay project 2013 (Awarded November 2014)