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70,408. Diving 29 ft (9m) into water may not sound too challenging, but it certainly is when the water is only 12 in (30cm) deep! Louisiana-born diver Danny Higginbottom took the plunge in front of spectators in London. Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! 2006
70,409. An Australian dream trip turns into terror. Are two divers lost or is there a deeper secret? Detectives down under risk their lives to solve a bizarre mystery. Crime Stories: Deep Secrets
70,410. A crew member makes a chilling discovery: two pairs of shoes and two divers’ bags left on board. Inside, there’s ID and hotel information for Tom and Eileen Lonergan. ibid.
70,411. The couple may have been left behind in the middle of the ocean. ibid.
70,412. Dozens of volunteers join in the search. ibid.
70,413. Was the couple’s disappearance really an accident? Or did Tom kill Eileen and then himself? ibid.
70,414. Tom Lonergan now becomes a murder suspect. ibid.
70,415. With no damage to the vest, police wonder if someone deliberately left the gear on shore. But why? ibid.
70,416. If one or both the Lonergans made it to a pontoon they could have sneaked out to a boat back to the mainland. ibid.
70,417. The owner of a Port Douglas book store claims she saw the couple in her shop two days after they disappeared. And she’s not the only one. ibid.
70,418. Fishermen find a desperate plea scrawled on a diver’s writing slip. ibid.
70,419. There was no murder or faked disappearance. ibid.
70,420. When Tom and Eileen resurfaced the boat was gone. ibid.
52,368. Fishermen off the island of Tamarind
Wear stone blocks
Around their necks and ankles
Which keep them underwater
Till their deaths.
Unless a pearl-minded friend
Bewitched by a spout of mercy
Notices the flute of bubbles
And offers a hand of relief
To prolong the Torture of Life. esias, Pearl Fishers, 2007
96,667. The incredible depth of 96 metres – this ability to change our physiology under water is something we share with all mammals – it’s called the Dive Reflex … A sperm whale can reach 3,000 metres. (Body & Biology & Dive) Dr Kevin Fong, To Boldly Go, BBC 2016