Last updated: June 20, 2017 at 2:17 am
Inventor of first practical scuba in 1825; used a belt of compressed air tanks, a complete watertight suit and a copper helmet.
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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.