Search under way for diver in Devon


Search under way for diver in Devon

Plymouth Hoe

A male scuba diver has gone missing in Plymouth Sound in Devon. A member of his dive-club called the emergency services at 7.30 yesterday evening (1 July), reporting that he had got into difficulties while diving off Plymouth Hoe with a small group.

Plymouth and Tamar Coastguard Rescue Teams, Plymouth RNLI lifeboats, the Newquay Coastguard helicopter and a police dive-team are continuing to search the area.

  • THE BODY OF SCUBA DIVER James Winn, who went missing on a wreck-dive in Lake Michigan, as reported on Divernet yesterday, has been recovered. Winn’s wife Susan also died on the 28 June dive. It is now known that the couple were diving the wreck of the LR Doty, a 90m-deep cargo steamship that sank in 1898. Preliminary post mortem results for Susan Winn are reported to show no evidence of injury or disease.

2 July 2019



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