United Kingdom (1910- )
Last updated: May 7, 2017 at 2:41 am
Co-founder of British Sub-Aqua Club with Peter Small in 1953 after failing to merge with Harold Penman’s Underwater Explorers Club; boarded the last British destroyer evacuating British troops at Dunkirk in 1940; imported swimming goggles and swimfins from France after the war, selling up to 300 pairs of fins a week.
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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.