RECHNITZER, Andreas B.

USA (1924-2005)

Last updated: August 5, 2017 at 15:47 pm

Directed record dive in the Marianas Trench; developed the first scuba diver training program for ocean scientists with Connie Limbaugh and Jim Stewart; confirmed the discovery of the Monitor shipwreck (1974); founding President of the Orange County Marine Institute; author.

Honours and Awards:

International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (2005)
Presidential Distinguished Citizen Service Award

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