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D is for the Deane Brothers

Deane Diving Helmet

Many inventions come about by accident rather than design and so it was for the diving helmet devised by the Deane brothers.

Charles Anthony Deane was born in 1796 in Deptford, London, and home to the Royal Naval Dockyard. His brother John was born four years later and both attended the Royal Hospital School in Greenwich. Read more ›››