12. Albatross History-2-1978. Albatross has hatched. Diving to success

Albatross History-2-1978  The Inaugural Committee that reigned for a few years.  Who’s Who below.

Albatross History-2-1978. Albatross has hatched. Diving to success.

Albatross History-2-1978 Inaugural Committee of Albatross new diving club - image

Back row L.R. Mrs Mary Taylor;  Mrs Pat Smith (Hon Treasurer);  Mr Ben Neville (President);  Mrs Pamela Knollys Hon. Membership Sec.);  Mr Graham Green (Hon Sec. and Recording Instructor); Mr John Holton (Hon Championship Sec.);  Front row L.R Mr David Knollys (Chairman) ; Mrs Anne Green (self and Chief Coach); Mrs Elvira Wright (Trophy Sec. and Social Committee) This Committee reigned for a few years.


The number of divers had increased considerably by now and the goal will be for these squads just as when diving in their Red colours, to train and aim for competitions towards County;  Southern Counties and National levels.  Also to be placed onto development programmes.  Just the same as before…but now,  in their new club colours of Green and White,  they will be recognised as “Albatross Diving Club of Reading.”
At that point in  time ,  beautiful Badges were being embroidered – the  design of which we had to thank Mr Derek Seward.  The Badge has taken the Club through to today… another 39 years.  The club is now in it’s Ruby Anniversary year (2018)

 

Albatross History 3. 1978
“Dedicated divers show off new colours”

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