Links recommended by SDHF
The world’s first diving history association was started in Sweden with the formation of the Swedish Diving Historical Association, SDHF, 1979. We have got many followers in other countries which you can see on this link page. We have also gathered here other diving historically interesting sites.
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Diving History Associations
Australia-Pacific Historical Diving Society
Historical Diving Society Canada
Diving History Company, Denmark
Historical Diving Society, England
Historical Diving Society, France
Historical Diving Society Germany
Historical Diving Society Italy
Norwegian Diving History Association
Historical Diving Society Poland
Russian Historical Diving Society
Historical Diving Society Spain
Swedish Historical Diving Assosiation
Diving History Museum
The Diving Museum, Gosport, UK.
Musée Frédéric Dumas, Sanary-sur-Mer, France.
Tauchermuseum, Flensburg, Germany.
Diving Heritage, the world’s largest virtual diving history museum.
Torinese delle Attività Subacquee Museum, Turin, Italy.
Vera Crus Aquarium and Maritima Museum, Vera Cruz, Mexico.
The Museum of underwater activities in Piran, Piran, Slovakia.
Florida Keys History Diving Museum, Florida Keys, US.
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, Santa Barbara, USA.
The History of Diving Museum, in Islamorada, Florida Keys.
The Lyons Maritime Museum, Florida, USA.
Historical Diving films of Interest
The Diver, 1911. One of the worlds first film about diving, 08:30.
In the Tropical Seas, 1914, 16:26.
Spearfishing Silver Springs, Florida 1930-talet. 5:20
Sponge Divers of Tarpon Springs, Florida Greek Diving film 1932. 9:42
1937 Film of an Octopus Attack on a Helmet Diver with Rescue 9:37
1942 The Diving dress. US Navy Instructional Movie 32:11
1953 Vintage Double Hose Regulator SCUBA Diving Film, 5:25
The salvage of Vasa 1961, 2:12
Excavation of the Vasa ship, 1961, 1:33
Preservation of The Vasa ship,1962 – 1979 1:41
On board the Vasa ship, 2010, 1:47
The salvage of Vasa, 2020 11:24
Antique Diving Shops
Antique Diving Helmet & Memorabilia Auction
Other interesting diving history links
Der Helmtaucherverein Ostsee e.V. from Rostock
Red Sea Expedition – Half a Century Later
Hans-Hass Institute for Submarine Research and Diving Techniques
The Underwater Park at Crown Prince Gustav Adolf’s Wreck, Helsinki.