Torrance R. Parker's Career in Deep Diving
Collection:
Los Angeles Maritime Museum Collection
Object Type:
Prints, photographic
Title:
Torrance Parker student diver, 1947.

Explanation of Details:
The dive boat contained airhose and equipment for student divers instructed at the Sparling School of Deep Sea Diving in San Pedro, California. The tender (wearing white T shirt and jeans) managed a dive from the surface, with signals from the diver below who tugged on the air—hose.
Collection Information:
More about deep-sea diving, and information about photographs and documents in Torrance Parker's Collection can be viewed on this website.
Collection Description:
Torrance R. Parker Collection on Commercial and Deep—Sea Diving.

Description of Photograph:
Photographic print depicts tender preparing Torrance Parker to dive to a shipwrecked wooden ship, about 1947.
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