First female scuba diver

Last updated: February 10, 2019 at 19:37 pm

1943 — Simone Melchior Cousteau (1919-1990), first wife of Jacques-Yves Cousteau. Her first dives were in the Mediterranean Sea in the summer of 1943. Her sons Jean-Michel and Philippe also dove the prototype making the Cousteaus the first scuba diving family.

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