Our history

Who is the the HDS Netherlands?

Founded in January 2019

HDS NL was established as a foundation in January 2019 and originates from the DWEG (Dutch Working Equipment Group). English denominations because we are affiliated with the international Hystorical Diving Society’s. The goal is to collect and maintain the knowledge of (historical) diving by collecting the materials, information, books, photos, stories as much as possible and to increase the knowledge about diving. This is done by diving with the materials, think of the copper helmet diving equipment, to be present at exhibitions and to give diving demonstrations.