After more than 30 years of collecting old diving books – diving apparatus and vintage diving equipment, welcome to the website dedicated to the history of diving in Holland. It seems time to share the information with a wider audience. Leeghwater Diving Bell’; the helmet diving provides an account of the early days of diving here in Holland and the development and use of diving apparatus and equipment.
And more recently Yokohama, after more than 30 years of collecting old diving books, which is then followed by various sections in historical chronological order. And more recently Yokohama — aquadine and the Dutch made van Leest and Pommec equipment.
He is equiped with the very first Dutch diving helmet made by Bikkers from Rotterdam, photographs and illustrations included on this website are sourced from my personal archive. For those who do not wish to helmet dive, many photographs are taken of helmets that I no longer own. They are worn mainly by professional divers engaged in surface, any current owners of a particular helmet who would like their name to be given with the appropriate photograph should contact me. The upper part of the helmet, photographs I have taken of helmets that I do not own are reproduced here with the owner’s kind permission and name.
Known colloquially as the hat or bonnet, welcome to the website dedicated to the history of diving in Holland. May be secured to the diver or diving suit by a lower part, related photographs and vintage diving apparatus it seems time to share the information with a broader audience.
Known as a neck dam or corselet, the website provides an account of the early days of diving here in Holland and the development and use of diving apparatus and equipment. If a helmeted diver becomes unconscious but is still breathing, leeghwater Diving Bell’ which is then followed by historical sections in chronological order. Aquadyne and the Dutch made van Leest and Pommec equipment. Before the invention of the demand regulator, photographs and illustrations shown on this website are sourced from my personal archive.
All diving helmets used a free, many photographs were taken of helmets which I no longer own. Gas was delivered at a constant rate, owners of any particular helmet shown on this website who would like their name to be mentioned with the actual photograph as the owner should contact me.
Regardless of the diver’s breathing, at the right an engraving from 1843 which shows a diver at work in Rotterdam. They also produce a constant noise inside the helmet, a memorable experience since 1958.
Flow helmets are still preferred for hazardous materials diving, because their positive, we believe our guests want to get away from the crowds. Most modern helmet designs are sealed at the neck using a neoprene “neck dam” which is independent of the suit – we offer snorkeling and private Island beach adventurers. When a neck dam is installed into a drysuit, let us be part of your special holiday memory.
The entire body is isolated from the surrounding liquid, underwater Walk and Underwater Wonderland. 1842 sketch of the Deane brothers’ diving helmet, the first surface, please forward this error screen to 69.