Last updated: August 1, 2017 at 21:25 pm
Early scuba equipment developer; obtained patents on valves and apparatuses in 1926; introduced pearl farming to Australia; died of heart disease in an internment camp during WWII.
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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.