Back in 1976 the Royal Navy was a little short of divers so in a bid to entice more sailors, both Ratings and Reserve Officers, to take the plunge they had a film made.

'Dive Navy', never before available to be watched by the general public, was designed to illustrate the training, tasks and potential career of a Naval Diver.

While showing some of the discomforts of one of the Royal Navy's most demanding and dangerous jobs those behind the programme were keen to add a splash of persuasive adventure to lure seamen overboard and embrace a life of masks, neoprene and rubber.

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