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Historic underwater gear now a museum piece

By Peter Collins
Updated November 8 2012 - 10:54am, first published February 16 2011 - 8:59am
Flagstaff Hill collections manager Delise Oldfield inspects the diving gear donated by Peter Ronald.   110215AM01 Picture: ANGELA MILNE
Flagstaff Hill collections manager Delise Oldfield inspects the diving gear donated by Peter Ronald. 110215AM01 Picture: ANGELA MILNE

WHEN Peter Ronald first started diving down to wrecks off the rugged south-west coast he used oxygen cylinders from World War II aircraft connected with stainless-steel pipes and held together with ex-army webbing.

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