BARADA, Bill

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BARADA, Bill

USA (1913-1998)

Last updated: February 18, 2017 at 20:37 pm

Underwater photographer; founder of Los Angeles Neptunes (1940); author and script writer; designer of equipment including the first recreational drysuit (Bel-Aqua, 1947), the first rubber snorkel and the first CO2 speargun; founded the California Council of Diving Clubs in 1950.

Honours and Awards:

NOGI Award (Arts, 1967)

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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.

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