Working with Copia Productions, video editor Andy Jones’ company, our film about the recovery of HMS Hood’s ship’s bell is online, available at https://www.maritimefilmsuk.tv/films/ – and on the website of the National Museum of the Royal Navy. Andy has done yet another brilliant job editing a gripping and inspiring documentary about the 20 years of commitment it took to bring the bell back to the surface – and to the iconic warship’s home port of Portsmouth, where it’s currently in the Museum’s Battle of Jutland exhibition. ‘For Years Unseen’ (the title comes from a moving poem by Bee Kenchington, who lost her brother in Hood) has a contemporary hero: the extraordinary undersea search expert David Mearns. Over the years, working with him has been a real privilege. Keep a look out for his autobiography, ‘’The Shipwreck Hunter’ – an extraordinary life-story.