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Colin Report 19 Jan 2020 19:44

dat hmsoes anyone have photos of navel diving school at hms Pembroke chatham 1940 1952


ArgyllGran Report 19 Jan 2020 20:16

Welcome to the boards, Colin.

( I have no idea what "dat hmsoes" means.)

It's not very likely that anyone with such photos will just happen to find your post here, unfortunately.

Perhaps try posting a message here instead:

There's a history of naval diving here (not "navel" diving, though that does sound intriguing ) :

No mention of HMS Pembroke, though.


Andysmum Report 20 Jan 2020 15:22

OH was a Naval Clearance Diver and he says there wasn't a Diving School at HMS Pembroke. There was one in Chatham and the sailors would have lived in the barracks at HMS Pembroke.

There are several diving associations you could contact (find them on Google) but he suggests you try the MCDOA (Minewarfare and Clearance Diving Officers Association) website, then contact the webmaster. They have a huge archive and may very well have photos of the diving school in Chatham.

Good luck!