LONG, Dick

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LONG, Dick

USA (1937- )

Last updated: July 26, 2017 at 19:22 pm

Founder of Diving Unlimited International (DUI); diving instructor (1960, NAUI #49); diving contractor in San Diego (1965-72); developed procedures and equipment for submarine lockouts; equipment designer for Sea Lab II; participated in the first dives to over 1,000 ft (305 m); lecturer.

Honours and Awards:

ADCI Commercial Diving Hall of Fame (2006)
Roger Revelle Award (San Diego Oceans Foundation, 2006)
DEMA Hall of Fame (2004)
Our World-Underwater Outstanding Achievement (2003)
DAN/ROLEX Diver of the Year (1996)
NOGI (Sports & Education, 1991)

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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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