SPENCE, E. Lee, Ph.D.

USA (1947- )

Last updated: August 9, 2017 at 20:49 pm

Pioneer underwater archaeologist; shipwreck expert; author of over 24 books; discoverer of numerous shipwrecks including the civil war submarine H.L. Hunley, the confederate blockade runner CSS Georgiana, the SS Ozama and the SS United States; President of the Sea Research Society; founder, owner and Vice-President of the International Diving Institute; Vice-President of the International Diving Institute; built his own diving gear and found his first shipwrecks at age 12.

Honours and Awards:

NOGI Award (Science, 2013)

Website(s):

Shipwrecks.com

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