KILBRIDE, Herbert “Bert”

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KILBRIDE, Herbert “Bert”

USA (1914-2008)

Last updated: July 1, 2017 at 23:44 pm

Diving pioneer known by many as the Last Pirate of the Caribbean; Receiver of the Wrecks in the British Virgin Islands (1967); founder of Kilbride’s Underwater Tours; inventor of the Resort Course for Scuba Diving; built Drake’s Anchorage Resort on Virgin Gorda; founded the Saba Rock Pirate’s Pub in 1990.

Honours and Awards:

International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (2013)
NOGI Award (Sports & Education, 1987)

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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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