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CDG Newsletter Issue 211 – April 2019

Editorial As always, many thanks to the contributors of all of the diving logs and articles which have combined to make this April NL atypically large. Due to a number of forthcoming CDG events, particularly the AGM, I have attempted to speed up the compilation and editing to get this publication and the detail contained [...]

2019-03-28T13:18:20+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 210 – January 2019

Editorial As this Newsletter was being completed, the New Year’s Honours list for 2019 was released. The seven team members recognised for their actions during the Thailand cave rescue are listed on page 9. Lessons relevant to UK conditions that were learnt from the rescue have already been incorporated into the Cave Rescue Organisation’s practices, [...]

2019-01-21T17:30:59+00:00

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 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 204 – July 2017

Editorial First, an apology. The obituary for John Buxton in NL 203 was printed with a minor typo. As such, the final two paragraphs are reprinted again in full to correct this mistake. Jason Mallinson’s personal account of JSB’s role in the Wakulla II project then follows. Whilst this Newsletter was in preparation, the thoughts [...]

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