United Kingdom (1959-2004)
Last updated: March 9, 2017 at 3:42 am
First man to dive below 1,000 ft (308 m) on open-circuit in 2001; founder of Atlantis Tech at the Atlantis dive resort in the Philippines; located the wreck of the Imperial Japanese Navy battleship Yamashiro; made the first dives on the MV Princess of the Orient in Manila Bay (with Ron Loos); died during a salvage dive in South Korea.
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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.