Title: North Sea Divers - a Requiem.
Publisher:  Authors OnLine Ltd, Hertford, England, 2001, ISBN:0755200365
Seller ID: 97221
LIMBRICK, Jim. North Sea Divers - a Requiem. (Hertford, England : Authors OnLine Ltd, 2001). Pp i-vi,1-195,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated red, blue and yellow card covers "This book by ex pro' diver Jim Limbrick is a tribute to all 58,20th Century professional divers who lost their lives whilst playing their part in effecting the extraction of oil and gas from UK northern waters, specifically the North Sea, during the years 1971 to 1999. Diving and Offshore background is given, with all deceased diver's names and nationalities, fatality dates, diver's ages, accident locations, platforms, employers, equipment used, water depths, and details of accidents, all as far as is known, or can be told. With subsequent Safety Regulations and recommendations, this book is a must for all those people interested in diving, and especially budding divers of any persuasion." (frm the back cover). Contents : The Divers, The Oil And Gas, Getting It Out Of The Ground, OffshoreLife (and Death), The Good Old Bad Old Days, The Right Stuff, It Has To Be The Money, A Bit Of Theory, Some Technicalities, The Fatalities, Changes i n Diving Regulations, Health and Salety - the Future, Unions, Useful Addresses. Very good. 25.00