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Dr Donald Patrick (Don) Moody, PhD, 1932 – 2009

It is with great sadness that news has reached ULSAC of the passing away of one of its founding fathers, Don Moody, who passed away peacefully in hospital on 27th February 2009 in Exeter, Devon, aged 77 years, after a full and fascinating life. Don was instrumental in the formation of ULSAC during the academic

The Rubis

Most of our club diving is done in and around the UK, but in the summer of 2000 we struck out for the South of France and dived a wreck that has it all. The Rubis is a 66 metre long submarine. She was launched in 1931 and was used to great effect by the

The Betsy Anna

As a University branch we have a large membership made up of all age groups, backgrounds and diving qualifications so people’s favourite dives are equally as mixed. One wreck we dive regularly has something for all diver grades and is mostly free of divers due to the other larger wrecks in the local area. The

MV Akka

MV Akka was built by Gotaverken of Gothenburg, Sweden, and launched in September 1942. She was 134 metres in length with a beam of 17 metres, a draft of around 8 metres and weighed in at 3,050 tons net with a gross weight of 5,400 tons. Registered in Stockholm, she went into service with Grangesberg