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CDG Newsletter Issue 209 – October 2018

Editorial The successful outcome of the unprecedented international effort to rescue thirteen people from the Tham Luang Non Cave in Thailand is now well known due to the significant worldwide media coverage. Tragically, this success came at the cost of Saman Kunan, former Thai Navy diver, who died during the rescue operation. No further details [...]

2019-01-16T17:24:23+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 208 – July 2018

Editorial Whilst this Newsletter was in preparation a small group of experienced CDG members were assisting Thai authorities in ongoing search and rescue operations at Luang Nang Non. Using the specialist diving skills and equipment refined in the sumps of the UK and elsewhere, they are working alongside Thai rescuers to complement their skills and [...]

2019-01-15T10:43:10+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 207 – April 2018

Editorial Whilst currently confined to the house courtesy of the widespread snow from the “Beast from the East” and Storm Emma, it is easy to reflect on the generally wet winter and poor diving conditions that so often blight UK diving activity preceding the April Newsletter. Hopefully as winter turns to spring, more exploratory work [...]

2019-01-15T10:34:42+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 206 – January 2018

Editorial Generous, wise, kind, popular, wicked sense of humour, privilege to know and always smiling, were amongst the words and phrases frequently included in anecdotes at former CDG Chairman Bryan “Scoff” Schofield’s funeral service. When producing the tribute that begins this NL, his guidance would have been most welcome (again) but in his absence I [...]

2018-01-16T09:46:33+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 203 – April 2017

Editorial This Newsletter begins with the obituaries for John Stewart Buxton and Dr Trevor David Ford OBE who both contributed to the CDG and its achievements since c 1950 albeit in very different ways. Some of their exploratory and academic work is summarised by Martin Grass and Clive Westlake – thank you to both. The [...]

2018-01-16T09:46:33+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 202 – January 2017

Editorial As this issue was going to press we have received news of the death of John Buxton, a long standing CDG member. The CDG’s thoughts are with Audrey and John’s family at this time. An appropriate tribute will be included in a future Newsletter. There is no doubt that stories will be swapped and [...]

2018-01-16T09:46:33+00:00