Public diving on Divers day

Historical Diving Society Finland organised its tenth annual Divers day event on 30th of May. As this was a jubilee year, a decision was made to invite the general public to dive river Aura in (a replica of) an 18th century diving bell. Some arrived on purpose, some by accident, but all were welcomed to …

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Report on Pax Navis – the opening of sailing season

The sailing season is about to start and it was time to meet old – and some new – friends. Represented were The Baltic sea challenge; dive clubs Nautic Club, Saaristomeren Sukeltajat and Sukellusjaosto; as well as the Finnish Lighthouse Society, Meripelastusseura (Search and rescue association), Pidä saaristo siistinä (keep the archipelago clean) and many …

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Sukellusjaosto pays a visit to our museum on 6.6.2019

Turun NMKY:n Sukellusjaosto pays a visit to our museum on 6th June 2019 at 18.00. As an expert guide we have Jouko Moisala and he will answer questions regarding the history of diving, the exhibition items and the association itself. Participants should register at Sukellusjaosto’s forum. Old diving gear is accepted with open hands and …

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Old Gear

Historical Diving Society of Finland owns a 16th century diving bell replica called Mårten, an “aquarium” (a telephone booth with a glass window for dive presentations) and a cage/platform for lowering a (commercial) diver into water. In addition we own three hand driven air pumps (compressors): two made in Russian and one, by Siebe-Gorman, of …

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Divers’ Day 30.5.2019

The tenth annual Day of Diving on 30th of May is an event offering historical diving experiences to attendees. Welcome!

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Historical diving event in Stockholm 24.-26.5.2019

Our swedish friends Svensk Dykerihistorista Förening organises a historical diving event on 24.-26.5. in Stockholm at Dyktankhus next to the Vasa-museum. In the programme there is barbeque, festivities and diving demonstrations, a gala dinner, lectures and the event will end with a lunch.

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Pax Navis

Pax Navis on 23rd of May is the opening of the sailing season, with dive boats on display, and many old friends present.

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Events in May in Turku

There are two noteworthy events in May. Pax Navis on 23rd of May is the opening of the sailing season, with dive boats on display, and many old friends present. The tenth annual Day of Diving on 30th of May is an event offering historical diving experiences to attendees. Welcome!

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Website published

This website of Historical Diving Society of Finland got published today on 29th April 2019. Our pages host information on both past and future events, and on historical diving equipment and methods.