SOTO, Bob, MBE

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SOTO, Bob, MBE

Cayman Islands (1926-2015)

Last updated: August 9, 2017 at 20:05 pm

Pioneer of diving in the Cayman Islands since 1957; commercial diver; opened Cayman’s first dive shop in 1957; a.k.a. the Father of Diving.

Honours and Awards:

Order of the British Empire (MBE)
DEMA Hall of Fame (2007)
International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (2000)
Marine Conservation Award (1996)

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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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