Historic Wreck Recovery is committed to the recovery of The Royal James. The Royal James was a massive first rate man of war at 40.36 meters. The flag ship of the blue squadron and was sank by the dutch in the battle of Sole Bay in 1672.

George Spence: Director and Diver

George is responsible for the offshore operations including health and safety and the effective use of vessel time. As a qualified skipper of small commercial vessels since 1994 and salvage master he has over 35 years experience offshore including sub aqua qualifications to enable him to lead the underwater team. 1973 Scottish sub aqua certificate. 1976 Sub aqua association dive master certificate. 1976 dive instructor certificate. 1983 commercial inshore diving certificate. 1997 Dive supervisor for SAR Ltd.


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