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Divers find dinner bell on deep wreck

Ten days after finding the bell of WW2 wreck the Frankfurt, the Baltictech dive group says it has come across another bell on a different Operation Hannibal wreck, the Goya, which lies at a depth of 76m. ...
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Andrea Doria’s foghorn sounds again

The foghorn from the famed Andrea Doria shipwreck has been raised and restored, and will be sounded this afternoon (Sunday, July 25) in a livestreamed anniversary event at the New Jersey Maritime Museum in Beach Haven....
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Five freedivers, 12 world records

No fewer than 12 world freediving records have been broken during the nine-day Vertical Blue international competition at Deans Blue Hole in the Bahamas, with some marks switching back and forth between competitors during the event....
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Motivating Med divers for lionfish war

Targeted removals can suppress the growing number of invasive lionfish around protected Mediterranean coastlines, according to a new study – but only by combining culls by scuba divers with long-term monitoring....
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Dive-boat sinks in Florida

Investigators have been trying to determine why a packed dive-boat sank suddenly off Florida’s Atlantic coast. Crews from nearby diving and fishing vessels rushed to the scene to pick up the Safari Diver’s 13 occupants when it went down on the afternoon of 18 July....
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Diving mayor had heart condition

Then-mayor of Cambridge Nigel Gawthrope, who died on a scuba diving holiday in South Africa as reported on Divernet in January 2019, had an undiagnosed heart condition....
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Ancient shipwreck found off Egypt

A rare ancient galley has been discovered by underwater archaeologist Franck Goddio and his dive-team in the sunken city of Thonis-Heracleion, off Egypt’s Mediterranean coast....
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