Oris Carl Brashear Limited Edition Dive Watch - by James Stacey - see more on aBlogtoWatch.com "With their new Carl Brashear Limited Edition dive watch, Oris pays tribute to the U.S Navy's first African-American Master Diver, the thoroughly impressive Carl Brashear. With a classic and clean diver aesthetic rendered in bronze, this limited edition piece expands upon the success of the Oris Divers Sixty Five, which was announced at Basel last march..."

Oris Carl Brashear Limited Edition Dive Watch - by James Stacey - see more on aBlogtoWatch.com "With their new Carl Brashear Limited Edition dive watch, Oris pays tribute to the U.S Navy's first African-American Master Diver, the thoroughly impressive Carl Brashear. With a classic and clean diver aesthetic rendered in bronze, this limited edition piece expands upon the success of the Oris Divers Sixty Five, which was announced at Basel last march..."

It was in 1970 that Carl Brashear finally attained the goal he had striven for through so many trialsome years. He was named Master Diver, the first African American in Navy history to do so.

It was in 1970 that Carl Brashear finally attained the goal he had striven for through so many trialsome years. He was named Master Diver, the first African American in Navy history to do so.

Carl Maxie Brashear (January 19, 1931 – July 25, 2006) was the 1st African American to become a U.S. Navy Master Diver, rising to the position in 1970. His life story is dramatized in the 2000 motion picture Men of Honor, in which he was portrayed by actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. Brashear enlisted in the U.S. Navy on Feb 25, 1948, shortly after the Navy had been desegregated by President Truman. He graduated from the U.S. Navy Diving & Salvage School 1954-1st African-American to attend & graduate.

Carl Maxie Brashear (January 19, 1931 – July 25, 2006) was the 1st African American to become a U.S. Navy Master Diver, rising to the position in 1970. His life story is dramatized in the 2000 motion picture Men of Honor, in which he was portrayed by actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. Brashear enlisted in the U.S. Navy on Feb 25, 1948, shortly after the Navy had been desegregated by President Truman. He graduated from the U.S. Navy Diving & Salvage School 1954-1st African-American to attend & graduate.

Carl Maxie Brashear (January 19, 1931 - July 25, 2006) became the first African-American U.S. Navy Master Diver, rising to the position in 1970. His life story is dramatized in the 2000 motion picture Men of Honor, in which he was portrayed by Cuba Gooding, Jr.

Carl Maxie Brashear (January 19, 1931 - July 25, 2006) became the first African-American U.S. Navy Master Diver, rising to the position in 1970. His life story is dramatized in the 2000 motion picture Men of Honor, in which he was portrayed by Cuba Gooding, Jr.

MEN OF HONOR - "Sometimes I would come back from a run, and my artificial leg would have a puddle of blood from my stump. I wouldn't go to sick bay. In that year, if I had gone to sick bay, they would have written me up. I didn't go to sick bay. I'd go somewhere and hide and soak my leg in a bucket of hot water with salt in it--an old remedy. Then I'd get up the next morning and run." - Carl Brashear with Cuba Gooding - playing the star role in the Movie of his life's story.

MEN OF HONOR - "Sometimes I would come back from a run, and my artificial leg would have a puddle of blood from my stump. I wouldn't go to sick bay. In that year, if I had gone to sick bay, they would have written me up. I didn't go to sick bay. I'd go somewhere and hide and soak my leg in a bucket of hot water with salt in it--an old remedy. Then I'd get up the next morning and run." - Carl Brashear with Cuba Gooding - playing the star role in the Movie of his life's story.

... Carl Brashear African American to be certified as a U. S. Navy master diver in 1970

... Carl Brashear African American to be certified as a U. S. Navy master diver in 1970

Carl Brashear (01/19/1931 - 07/25/2006) w/ Cuba Gooding Jr. - First Black Navy Diver, Master Diver & Master Chief.

Carl Brashear (01/19/1931 - 07/25/2006) w/ Cuba Gooding Jr. - First Black Navy Diver, Master Diver & Master Chief.

Carl Brashear - Men of Honor

Carl Brashear - Men of Honor

Carl Maxie Brashear was the first African American to become a U.S. Navy Master Diver, rising to the position in 1970.  Service/branch	United States Navy Years of service	1948-1979

Carl Maxie Brashear was the first African American to become a U.S. Navy Master Diver, rising to the position in 1970. Service/branch United States Navy Years of service 1948-1979

Carl Brashear - First Black Navy Diver, Master Diver & Master Chief - History of SCUBA Diving

Carl Brashear - First Black Navy Diver, Master Diver & Master Chief - History of SCUBA Diving

Little Known Black History Fact: Carl Brashear, Master Diver

Little Known Black History Fact: Carl Brashear, Master Diver

Carl Brashear - Searchya - Search Results Yahoo Image Search Results

Carl Brashear - Searchya - Search Results Yahoo Image Search Results

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