Media Category: Navy Diving

Mu U.S. Navy Diving Pictures

Zo769

Zo769

Zo769. One of 8 images I copied of the USN PT Boat Base at Tulagi – March 1943 album. Calvertville, the Tulagi PT base, was named for Commander Allen P. Calvert, who was Commander of the Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla. This is a Re-post from 2018 by Peter DeForest from LIFE Magazine – Scherschel Photographer

Read More
Zo768

Zo768

Zo768. One of 8 images I copied of the USN PT Boat Base at Tulagi – March 1943 album. Calvertville, the Tulagi PT base, was named for Commander Allen P. Calvert, who was Commander of the Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla. This is a Re-post from 2018 by Peter DeForest from LIFE Magazine – Scherschel Photographer.

Read More
Zo767

Zo767

Zo767. One of 8 images I copied of the USN PT Boat Base at Tulagi – March 1943 album. Calvertville, the Tulagi PT base, was named for Commander Allen P. Calvert, who was Commander of the Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla. This is a Re-post from 2018 by Peter DeForest from LIFE Magazine – Scherschel Photographer.

Read More
Zo762

Zo762

Zo762. A sailor is bringing the diving hose with the Morse Shallow Water hat. This is at the USN PT Boat Base at Tulagi – March 1943. Calvertville, the Tulagi PT base, was named for Commander Allen P. Calvert, who was Commander of the Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla. This is a Re-post from 2018 by Peter DeForest from LIFE Magazine – Scherschel Photographer

Read More
Zo761

Zo761

Zo761. Myself, a BM 2 already, and proudly wear my Second-Class Diver patch, the ships E (excellent) award and my Assault Boat Coxswain patch in 1963/64 in Hong Kong on my right sleeve. Ruben Teams is my buddy and fellow Boatswains Mate serving proudly on the USS Belle Grove LSD-2, he was from Texas. It was a good ship and my first one.

Read More
Zo760

Zo760

Zo760. This is a screen shot of the above URL!

Read More
Zo759

Zo759

Zo759. A Google Earth image of Tulagi Island and Guadalcanal Island of the Solomon Islands. I assume the PT boat base was at this location.

Read More
Zo765

Zo765

Zo765. Spare parts, got to have them and everything will run smoother. This is at the USN PT Boat Base at Tulagi – March 1943. Calvertville, the Tulagi PT base, was named for Commander Allen P. Calvert, who was Commander of the Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla. This is a Re-post from 2018 by Peter DeForest from LIFE Magazine – Scherschel Photographer

Read More
Zo764

Zo764

Zo764. The diver is going down with the Morse Shallow Water hat, a tool is handed to the diver. I assume the diver/s had formal training and had a NEC, but who knows, it was war! This is at the USN PT Boat Base at Tulagi – March 1943. Calvertville, the Tulagi PT base, was named for Commander Allen P. Calvert, who was Commander of the Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla. This is a Re-post from 2018 by Peter DeForest from LIFE Magazine – Scherschel Photographer

Read More
Zo763

Zo763

Zo763. The Morse Shallow Water hat is lowered on to the shoulders of the diver. Notice the weights bolted to the helmet, front and back. I assume the diver/s had formal training and had a NEC, but who knows, it was war! This is at the USN PT Boat Base at Tulagi – March 1943. Calvertville, the Tulagi PT base, was named for Commander Allen P. Calvert, who was Commander of the Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla. This is a Re-post from 2018 by Peter DeForest from LIFE Magazine – Scherschel Photographer

Read More