Blue of the ocean
- Son follows dream of diving in military. Valencia, Shirley // Granite City Press-Record;1/11/2012, Vol. 54 Issue 2, pA7
The author recounts her son's dream of becoming a diver and his eventual entry into the U.S. Navy diving team.
- Making the Impossible Look Easy. Murray, Christopher C.; Leese, Michael P. // Sea Power;Aug2002, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p48
Reports on the roles of the U.S. Navy Dive Team ranging from explosive ordnance disposal to in-water ship maintenance and repair. Different communities of the Navy Dive Team within the U.S. Navy; Estimated number of divers in the fleet diving community; Assistance given by the fleet divers to...
- Celebrating the Year of the Military Diver. // Journal of Diving History;2015 2nd Quarter, Vol. 23 Issue 83, p28
The article presents the cover feature of the January 1946 issue of "Mechanix Illustrated, on diving by U.S. Navy at the Diving School at Washington Navy Yard, and notes that the 500 foot dive by Navy divers McDonald and Badders was at the Washington District of Columbia (D.C.) Navy Yard in 1938.
- Team Identifies WWII Cruiser USS Houston. // Military History;Jan2015, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p12
The article reports that navy divers of U.S. and Indonesian have confirmed the identity of a shipwreck from World War II heavy cruiser named USS Houston, in the Java Sea of Indonesia sunk by Japanese ships on March 1, 1942, during the Battle of Sunda Strait in Indonesia.
- navy currents. // Sea Technology;Nov2010, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p51
The article offers news briefs related to the navy in the U.S. A total of 32 ships and five submarines from seven nations have decided to participate in the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC) 2010. The U.S. 7th Fleet conducted naval engagement activities with the Vietnamese navy in...
- Photo of the Month. // Signal;Dec2014, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p8
A photograph of U.S. Navy divers and divers from the Royal Naval Force as they participate in the International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) in the Gulf of Aqaba, Jordan is presented.
- Undersea warriors, undersea medicine: The future force. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;5/25/2012, Vol. 21, p1
The article informs that the U.S. Navy divers will have to face natural perils including oxygen toxicity and decompression sickness during the multinational task of clearing the underwater mines left over of the Baltic Sea.
- Coral Rescue. // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;1/9/2012, Vol. 74 Issue 13, p2
The article discusses the challenge faced by the U.S. Navy divers repairing the naval base in Key West, Florida when they needed to remove the corals that covered the seawall. Corals are described as collections of polyps whose outer skeletons become reefs over time which then provide homes to...
- The Salvage of the USS Squalus. Cross, E. R. // Journal of Diving History;Spring2009, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p9
The article describes the salvage of the U.S. Navy submarine "Squalus," which sank off the coast of Portsmouth, New Hamphire on May 23, 1939. A total of 53 divers worked to rescue the 33 people on board which lie in a 242-foot deep water and the salvage operation took 113 days with a total of...