Diving Additional Procedure


Queen's Harbour Master Clyde



A.         HSE(C)-SD-695 The Clyde Dockyard Port Diving Safety and Environmental Management System (Rev 6 July 2017)

1. Mariners are advised that the Queen's Harbour Master (QHM) Clyde has made the following General Direction under the Clyde Dockyard Port of Gareloch and Loch Long Order 2011.

2. For diving in Faslane on vessels or infrastructure all Military and Commercial Diving Supervisors are to contact the ICCC Control Room to inform them that divers are about to enter or exit the water.  This step is prior to contacting QHM Harbour Control.  This is to be actioned during the following times:

  • Monday to Thursday 0700 – 1700
  • Friday 0700 – 1600
  • Saturday and Sunday 0800 – 1600

3. When contacting QHM Harbour Control the Diving Supervisor must confirm that they have informed the ICCC Control Room of the status of their Dive Team and this has been acknowledged by the ICCC.

4.  Out with these hours in paragraph 2 contact the Duty Naval Base Officer (FOSNI Ops) on VHF Ch73, 01436 674321 ext. 4005 or 01436 6772332.

5.  The ICCC can be contacted using:

  1. Phone on extension 6491 or 7339
  2. VHF CH73 to the ICCC

6. This General Direction will be reviewed 31 Dec 21


Queen's Harbour Master

Renown Building
HM Naval Base, Clyde.


Monday 26 Jul 2021

C D Lightfoot OBE MSM AFNI
Queen's Harbour Master
Clyde Dockyard Port