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Jacques Cousteau and the History of Scuba Diving
March 24, 2017 | 10:27
Jacques-Yves Cousteau is often referred to as the father of scuba diving - and with good reason. This is Part One of a three-part series focusing on Cousteau's contributions to scuba diving and the ocean. #DeepbluOriginal #history #Cousteau #Aqua-Lung #divegear #divingbell #divingdresscommon.seeMore
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Recreational scuba diving came of age in the Cayman islands, setting an example for diving hotspots around the world. This feature article from Scuba Diving Magazine explores the "pioneers and personalities, risks and rewards, dreams and discoveries" that has helped made the Caymans one of the premier diving destinations in the Caribbean and the world. #scuba #industry #caymanislands #historycommon.seeMore
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As a follow-up to our Deepblu Original article on Cousteau and the History of Scuba Diving, here is an article that explores the fascinating history of the diving bell. #history #divingbell #divegear #equipmentcommon.seeMore
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Epic Magazine publishes long form stories based on true events. Many of their stories have been the basis for Hollywood movies. This story is about Charles and John Deane, the inventors of one of the first diving dresses, and its impact on underwater salvage, treasure hunting, civil engineering and military operations. Amazing read! #divinghelmet #divingdress #salvage #treasure #historycommon.seeMore
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There's nothing like a little bit of history. #uwphotography #historycommon.seeMore
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The SS Yongala met its fate on a a winter journey from Melbourne to Cairns. It wasn't discovered until 40 years after it sunk. #shipwrreck #wreckdiving #Yongala #Australia #historycommon.seeMore
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"So did the whalers encounter the Yaburara? Did they engrave over earlier Aboriginal markings as an act of assertion, a realignment of a shifting political landscape? Or were they simply marking a milestone in their multi-year voyages, celebrating landfall after many months at sea?" #exploration #history common.seeMore
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More Than Just a Dive Site: the USAT Liberty Wreck
March 14, 2017 | 10:10
Seeing a colossal, manmade structure at the bottom of the ocean provokes curiosity, awe and amazement. Hardly ever, though, do we think about the history behind these wrecks. #DeepbluOriginal #shipwreck #wreckdiving #divesite #USATLiberty #Bali #historycommon.seeMore
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Who else loves learning about the history of shipwrecks? #shipwreck #history #divesitecommon.seeMore
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Rub-a-dub-dub, three Russians in a tub. This first 'hidden vessel' was Russia's first attempt at constructing a submarine. In 1721, under the then-czar Peter the Great. Indeed, he was. #submarine #russia #historycommon.seeMore
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The Shipwreck Preservation Society of Newfoundland and Labrador document the history and investigate the current state of shipwrecks off the shore of the Canadian province, and there are a lot of them. #shipwreck #history #Canadacommon.seeMore
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How does one go about cleaning a blue whale? It turns out it's an art form. #history #whale #bluewhale #quirky #sciencecommon.seeMore
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