BASS, George F., Ph.D.

USA (1932- )

Last updated: November 7, 2017 at 20:13 pm

Professor emeritus and pioneer in marine archaeology; author; directed the first complete archaeological excavation of an ancient wreck off Cape Gelidonya, Turkey (1960); founder of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology; ordered the construction of the first commercially built submersible in the USA, the Asherah, in 1964; known as the “Father of Underwater Archaeology.”

Diving Almanac Feature Link:

Dr. George Bass | 10 underwater legends every scuba diver should know!

Honours and Awards:

NOGI Award (Science, 1974)

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Jeffrey Gallant

Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac & Book of Records. 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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