Torpedoes running 1

Torpedoes running

Four years ago Deeper Dorset got to hear that a collection of torpedoes and motors many built in Weymouth was in danger of being scrapped if a new home could not be found. We rescued literally tons of parts and spent five thousand pounds transporting them and renting a unit until we could find a … Read Article

Preserving local history 2

Preserving local history

This WW2 mine has been on Weymouth quay for many years acting as a collection box for the RNLI, sometime back it was removed for restoration which never happened. Mark (left) from Bennetts fish and chips, Kevin (centre) Landlord of the Boot Inn and myself representing Deeper Dorset tracked it down and funded its refurbishment. … Read Article

Still here 3

Still here

We should have been back in the water today but sadly due to the current situation with Covid 19 we are still high and dry and likely to be for some time. However things still happening ashore and there will be a few news posts over the coming days, we are going to keep doing … Read Article

Shipwreck database 4

Shipwreck database

We have launched our shipwreck database as a project simply because that is what it is. Already substantial and containing images not seen before it will be ongoing as we constantly update it, check out the link database

New survey vessel 5

New survey vessel

This is our new vessel as purchased last October. She is about to undergo transformation from angling boat to survey/diveboat and as usual with our vessels she will be able to find a needle in a haystack! Aries 3 will be operational by Easter 2020.

Closer and closer 6

Closer and closer

As we get back up to speed and one year on from locating the remains of Paul Meyer’s Hercules we can now reveal a little more surrounding the tragic events fifty years ago. Only as we confirm findings are we prepared to talk in full and it is essential at every stage that we don’t … Read Article

Hercules

Closer To The Truth

One aspect of the Paul Meyer story has always puzzled us. Paul was in the air a danger to all on the ground, so could anyone seriously try to talk him down with the massive risks of safely landing a 60 ton aircraft involved? Getting the Hercules in the air is one thing but talk … Read Article

We are back! 7

We are back!

The reason for my relative silence over the past months has been due to my wife Penny being diagnosed with terminal cancer just after we found what remains of the Hercules last November. Sadly she passed away on the 27th of June and I am devastated however she loved the Paul Meyer story and I … Read Article

50 years today 8

50 years today

50 years ago today Paul Meyer made the fatal decision to fly home. Why he did it, what happened to him and the aircraft has been at the top of my to do list for over a decade. You would be forgiven for thinking finding the aircraft as we have was the hard bit however … Read Article

Kickstarter

If you want a job done…

Fair to say this isn’t the start to 2019 I was wishing for. Family has to come first at this time but I was hoping that by now we would have some help on side to share costs and tell the Paul Meyer story in this 50th anniversary year. It is now looking like we … Read Article