clearance diving


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clearance diving

The process involving the use of divers for locating, identifying and disposing of mines.
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The commendation has been presented to members of Maritime Operations, Australian Clearance Diving Team One, Australian Mine Warfare Team Sixteen (HMAS Waterhen in Sydney), Navy Hydrographic Ship crew Blue embarked in HMAS Melville (based at HMAS Cairns), and to members of the Australian Mine Warfare and Clearance Diving Task Group.
The Royal Australian Navy is represented by HMA Ships Newcastle, Waller and Clearance Diving Team Four.
I now hope to go on to become a mine clearance diving officer.
Days after the incident, as hopes of finding any survivors in the sunken submarine have virtually died down, a team of 30 men from the Command Clearance Diving Team of Western Naval Command and INS Abhimanyu continue to battle difficult conditions to recover the remaining bodies.
Royal Australian Navy Mine Warfare and Clearance Diving Task Group commander Douglas Griffiths reiterated that the massive exercise was not only about Iran.
Ramora UK utilise former Royal Navy Clearance Diving and Minewarfare Officers/Clearance Divers to undertake this assessment process due to their knowledge and experience in dealing with UXO in the maritime environment.
The JTF comprises approximately 22 people and includes a Command Group, a Royal Australian Navy Clearance Diving Team to handle underwater UXO, Army and RAAF EOD teams who will handle land-based UXO, including air delivered items and a Medical Team.
Plymouth had been hit the captain ordered the men to a safe part of the ship to sing songs whilst men of the Fleet Maintenance Group and the Fleet Clearance Diving Team defused and disposed of a 1000 pound bomb dropped by Argentinean aircraft.
Apart from submarines and clearance diving, all jobs are open to men and women.
From February 1967 members of Clearance Diving Team 3 also had a `difficult, often dangerous, and frequently disagreeable job to do'.
When that happens we issue advice about how and where they should dispose of it, before alerting the navy who send in their mine clearance diving team.
Address : Clearance Diving Unit Pbr C/O Navy Office Port Blair 744102