Category: History

Brian Deluce celebrated his 50th year as member of the Kingston and Elmbridge Sub-Aqua Club towards the end of 2018.   The keen-eyed ones of you who follow our website and Facebook news will have read my article about Brian’s ‘better …

The Life of Brian – The Diving Part That Is… Read More »

Shirley Deluce has just celebrated 40 years with BSAC’s Kingston and Elmbridge Sub Aqua Club (No.17).  In recognition of her time and commitment to the club Shirley was presented with a special trophy at the club’s Annual Dinner Dance. Shirley …

Celebrating Shirley! Read More »

I have slowly been prising old copies of the Club’s newsletter (‘Triton’ then ‘OK’) out of Uncle Al’s hands and now have a year’s worth of news, reviews and comment from years gone by which I plan to revisit each …

Blast from the past: June 1976 Read More »

Members may be aware that a member from the Shrewsbury branch of BSAC is doing some research on the SS Kyarra, which most current branch members believe is owned wholly by our branch, and over the years this has caused …

SS Kyarra & Kingston BSAC Read More »

During the August Bank Holiday weekend in 1969, Kingston BSAC divers located and lifted 324ft (99m) of bronze anchor chain weighing 1,000 lbs (454kg) and an anchor made of manganese steel weighing 200 lbs (91kg) from a depth of 90ft …

Kingston BSAC lift 500+ kilo find! Read More »

Many people will have dived on the James Egan Layne but few may be aware that it was threatened with closure to divers in 1976.

Piecing together the early days of the club.

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