The Final Dive: The Life and Death of Buster Crabb

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The Final Dive: The Life and Death of Buster Crabb

A trip on a modern cruiser seemed more appropriate for the leaders of a great power. In , he was recruited by MI6, and possibly the CIA, to dive clandestinely under the Ordzhonikidze to investigate its uniquely designed propeller that contributed to its extraordinary maneuverability.


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Crabb never returned from his April 17 dive. Some time after the Soviet delegation left Portsmouth, the Soviets protested that a diver was seen near the cruiser, but the British authorities denied any knowledge of what may or may not have happened.

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A badly decomposed body was recovered some fourteen months later by fishermen; it was still covered in a distinguishing double-rubber diving suit but lacked the head and both hands. After a hasty inquest, with either his ex-wife or his girlfriend unable to identify the body, the coroner declared it to be that of Buster Crabb.


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  4. Theories abound as to what happened. Was he killed or captured by the Soviets and taken to Moscow? Did he defect to the Soviet side, or was he killed by MI5 to prevent him from doing so?

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    British newspapers speculated that the Soviets had captured Crabb and taken him to the Soviet Union. It is mistakenly claimed that Eden forced director-general John Sinclair to resign following the incident. In fact, he had determined to replace Sinclair with MI5 director-general Dick White before the incident.

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