FAMOUS UNDERWATER ADVENTURERS by Wagner Frederick

FAMOUS UNDERWATER ADVENTURERS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Some dozen short biographies consider the following men: Edmond Halley, a contemporary of Newton's; Robert Fulton, famous for the Clermont, but most interested in submarines; Wilhelm Bauer, submarine engineer; Simon Lake, father of the modern submarine; William Beebe, ocean diver; Auguste and Jacques Piccard, ""Admirals of the Abyss""; Edward Ellsberg all-around miracle man in raising wrecks; C. B. Momsen, inventor of the Momsen lung; Edward L. Beach, associated with the first submarine to circle the globe; Hannes Keller, ""a scientist in skin diving"".

Pub Date: Feb. 5th, 1961
Publisher: Dodd, Mead