HIGH, William “Bill”
USA (1933- )
Last updated: May 30, 2018 at 14:51 pm
Scientist; commercial diver; aquanaut; spent over 365 days underwater in the Tektite, Hydro-Lab, FLARE, and Helgoland undersea laboratories and five deep submersibles, including Pisces, Nekton Gamma, and Mermaid; founder of Professional Scuba Inspectors (PSI-PCI) in 1982; author of more than 150 scientific or technical articles and several books, including Beneath the Sea – A Sampling of Diving and Other Adventures (1998); contributor to the NOAA Diving Manual; began diving in 1955.
International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (2015)
DEMA Hall of Fame (2009)
NOGI Award (Distinguished Service, 2006)
NAUI Lifetime Achievement Award (2004)
NOGI Award (Science, 1991)
NOGI Award (Sports & Education, 1964)
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