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My Life in the Blue Stuff – Chapter 8 – Devon, friends, boats and travel.

This is the eighth installment in the series of articles from Alan Haywood, one of the clubs early members. You can see the full series of articles here. Chapter 8 –   Devon, friends, boats and travel.  By Alan Heywood   In 1971 Rolls Royce including Car manufacture in Crewe was closed and reformed by the receiver …

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My Life in the Blue Stuff – Chapter 7 – Devon, D-Day and other debris

This is the seventh installment in the series of articles from Alan Haywood, one of the clubs early members. You can see the full series of articles here. Chapter Seven            Devon, D-Day and other debris By Alan Heywood In 1955 our beer Brewer and my friend Neville Sheard decided he wanted to run a Pub! …

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My Life in the Blue Stuff – Chapter 6 – Lamorna Cove, Dolphins and more

This is the sixth installment in the series of articles from Alan Haywood, one of the clubs early members. You can see the full series of articles here. Chapter Six, More Lamorna, A dive to remember. Lloyd Poulton. (The Master Diver and Bridge Climber), John Rhodes and our compressor. By Alan Heywood It was Easter …

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My Life in the Blue Stuff – Chapter Five – Lamorna Cove – 18 Years of Easter Dives

This is the fifth installment in the series of articles from Alan Haywood, one of the clubs early members. You can see the full series of articles here.  Chapter Five, Lamorna Cove, 18 years of Easter Dives. The search for The Boy David. By Alan Heywood   Neville Oldham and Roy Hyde (First Diving officer) …

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My Life in the Blue Stuff – Chapter four – The Club Room and Air Supplies

This is the fourth installment in the series of articles from Alan Haywood, one of the clubs early members. You can see the full series of articles here.   Chapter four, The Club Room and Air Supplies By Alan Heywood   Our club room looked like something out of a Spielberg Movie! Built of Accrington …

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My Life in the Blue Stuff – Chapter 3 – ECSAC, New Friends and Diver Training

This is the third installment in the series of articles from Alan Haywood, one of the clubs early members. You can see the full series of articles here. Chapter three, ECSAC, New Friends and Diver Training.                       The early days of ECSAC by Alan Heywood. My long association with ECSAC started in a Brewery! Cornbrook …

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My Life in the Blue Stuff – Chapter 2 – Free Diving & Bluebird

This is the second installment in the series of articles from Alan Haywood, one of the clubs early members. You can see the full series of articles here. Chapter 2, 1954, Manchester High Street Baths.                                                      Free Diving & Bluebird By Alan Heywood.    In 1952 I was “invited” to join His Majesties Armed Forces …

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