TEATHER, Robert G., C.V.
Last updated: August 16, 2017 at 18:54 pm
Royal Canadian Mounted Police diver and diving instructor; taught underwater investigation to more than 2,000 public safety divers; author of Encyclopedia of Underwater Investigation; 28-year veteran of the RCMP; instigator of the RCMP’s E Division Dive Team, which is known today as the Underwater Recovery Team; awarded the Cross of Valour for rescuing two fishermen trapped inside an overturned boat in 1981; the Canadian Coast Guard Hero-class patrol vessel CCGS Corporal Teather C.V. named in his honour; a.k.a. The Ambassador to Public Safety Diving.
Honours and Awards:
Cross of Valour (1981)
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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.