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.”
Honours and Awards:
NOGI Award (Science, 1974)
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