William L Tant aka‘Cap’n Scuba’ Dies

Date: 16/09/2013

Known as the ‘Godfather of the Deep,’ a pioneer of scuba diving and
local legend Tant was one of the original diving pioneers in the early years of scuba diving. He founded Southern Skin Divers Supply in Alabama, USA, in 1953. He was ahead of his time, promoting dive training before certification cards; selling equipment, travel and underwater adventures to the Gulf Coast and Caribbean.

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