Last Surviving World War 2 Bomb Disposal Diver Honored during a visit to the Diving Museum

The last surviving World War 2 bomb disposal diver was honored during a visit to the Diving Museum in Gosport. John Payne, now 96, was on the first ‘P’ Party 1571 group – a select team of divers who cleared mines and unexploded bombs from harbors and ports in occupied Europe. He was on the Normandy beaches following D-Day, helping…

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DIO delivers world class submarine simulator to HMNB Clyde

November 23, 2020 – The Defence Infrastructure Organization (DIO) has delivered a £34-million submarine escape, rescue, abandonment and survival (SMERAS) training building for the Navy at HMNB Clyde in Faslane. The SMERAS is a unique and modern facility which will give the Navy the capability to carry out essential on shore training for personnel in vital escape, rescue, abandonment and…

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