Moving on 4

Moving on

So now we are back in action with Sea Searcher what comes next? Quite simple really we want to find wrecks that are difficult to find hence haven’t yet been found. Anything of any size mostly has already been located but shipwrecks that predate the mid 19th century and aircraft remains sometimes only show inches … Read Article

Bird in the Sky 5

Bird in the Sky

Something to do in lockdown, seems a few missed this when it went out on Radio 4 in July. Factual dramatised account of Paul Meyer’s last flight written by my friend Emma Jane Kirby. BBC.CO.UKDrama – Bird in the Sky – BBC SoundsThe mystery of a homesick US Air Force mechanic who stole a plane … Read Article

Sea Searcher arrives 6

Sea Searcher arrives

Ex RNLB Royal Thames now resplendent in her new paint scheme and in Portland Harbour as Sea Searcher. Bloke walked by and said “blimey you can do some serious stuff with that mate” Looks like we have been rumbled coz that is the intention… 

Cabin layout 7

Cabin layout

Quite uncanny how the Mersey class boat works for us. The forward seat and bench will be the sonar station, the rear seat and table will be the drop camera and ROV station. The correct power supplies are to hand so no rewiring to do. We have a bit of work to do on the … Read Article

New vessel 8

New vessel

I must be mad doing this in the present climate says my head, however the heart says crack on! Finally tis done! EX all weather RNLB Royal Thames is coming to Portland and will be Deeper Dorset’s new survey vessel. Perfect for our requirement’s and direct from service she hasn’t been messed around with and … Read Article