1958 Nationals held in the Bahamas:
Southern California divers from the Muirmen Skin Diving Club were the National and International Champions in 1958 AAU competition. Here (L. to R.) , Dick Jappe
"Smitty and Frank Hopps
return to the beach at the Bahamas Island National Championship meet in '58.
This caption accompanied an article in Western Outdoor News, Friday, April 3, 1959.
National Champions pose with trophies for photographs.
Left to right, Del Wren, Dick Jappe
and Frank Hopps
Competitors take time for photograph with Owen Churchill.
Left to right, Del Wren , Owen Churchill, Frank Hopps
and Dick Jappe
Muirmen receive trophies for winning the West Coast Championships.
From left to right, Dick Jappe
, Del Wren , Frank Hopps
and Mel Barton of Voit Company presenting.
National Champions, the Muirmen at ceremony where received the 1958 National Underwater Spearfish Athlete of the year.
From left to right, Bob Maniki, Frank Hopps
, Dick Jappe
, Betty Jo Wren, Del Wren, and Ralph Davis.