HASS, Lotte (née Baierl)
Last updated: May 16, 2018 at 20:35 pm
Diving and underwater photography pioneer; first underwater model; producer; author; went on her first expedition with Hans Hass in the Red Sea in 1950 resulting in the Oscar-winning film Under the Red Sea; reportedly the first diver to film manta rays and whale sharks; author of A Girl on the Ocean Floor in 1970; married Hans Hass shortly after returning from the 1950 Red Sea expedition; retired from public life after the birth of their daughter, Meta, in 1958.
International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (2000)
Women Divers Hall of Fame (2000)
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