Now retired, the 75-year-old "pirate" divers recreationally, and adds to his collection of bottles, clay bottles, swords, guns, pipes, ammo boxes, cigarette boxes, pieces of silver and even a rapier engraved with Latin from the 17th or 18th century (he found it in a river). As you can see in the video, he's also managed to assemble an impressive array of diving suits representing the past century. This includes the 1900s-era diving suit that will have more than a few of you thinking Big Daddy from Bioshock.
The Real Life Aquatic With 75-Year-Old Diver Ray Ives
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