BISHOP, Leigh

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BISHOP, Leigh

UK (1968- )

Last updated: March 10, 2017 at 2:13 am

Wreck diver and discoverer; underwater photographer; lecturer; writer; led the first European shipwreck expedition beyond 100 m (330 ft) in 1997 (King Edward VII-class battleship); first dove the HMHS Britannic in 1998; has worked with the UK Customs & Excise Receiver of Wreck to recover submerged artefacts for museum exhibiting; has explored more than 400 virgin shipwrecks with dive partner Chris Hutchison; development diver for rebreather manufacturers; created the EUROTEK technical diving conference with Carl Spencer and Rosemary E Lunn in 2008.

Honours and Awards:

Best Exploration Project | INTL Shipwreck Festival (2017)
Most Generous Charity Supporter | INTL Shipwreck Festival (2017)

Website(s):

EUROTEK

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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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