CRAIG, John D.

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CRAIG, John D.

USA (1903-1997)

Last updated: April 6, 2017 at 2:53 am

Adventurer; pioneer underwater cameraman; stunt diver; author; wrote Danger is my Business in 1938; host of the 1960-62 ABC-TV documentary series Expedition!; learned hard-hat diving from Japanese sargassum farmers in 1931; was part of a failed attempt to dive the RMS Lusitania to recover cargo in 1936; worked with Max Gene Nohl to perfect deep diving techniques in preparation for the canceled Lusitania expedition; worked with the U.S. Navy on underwater sound research in 1960.

Honours and Awards:

NOGI Award (Arts, 1997)

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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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