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L Bruce Jones - Brief Biography
He was the co-founder of U.S. Submarines in 1993 and remains its President and he is the CEO of Poseidon Undersea Resorts and U.S. Submarine Structures. He is a member of the Manned Submersible Committee of the American Bureau of Shipping, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geological Science from Trinity University, did graduate work in Mineralogy and solid state physics, attended the Executive MBA program at St. Mary’s University and he holds the titles Graduate Gemologist (G.G.), Fellow of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain (F.G.A.), and Deutsche Gemmologische Gesselshaft (D.Gem. G).
He owns the world’s most advanced private gemological research lab. He is a Private Pilot with experience in single and multi-engine airplanes, helicopters, gyrocopters, seaplanes, gliders, hang gliders, ultralights, hot air balloons and the Fuji blimp. He and his pilot wife are preparing for a ‘round the world trip in a single engine piston aircraft. He is also a former U.S. Collegiate National Skydiving Champion.
Patrick Lahey - Brief Biography
During his career, Patrick has participated in the design, engineering, manufacture and testing of numerous underwater vehicles and systems including over 50 manned submersibles.
Mr. Lahey is the co-founder and President of Triton Submarines and has overseen the development of this company’s entire range of yacht-based manned submersibles, which feature exceptional viewing, simplicity of operation, reliability, ease of maintenance and safety.
Troy Engen - Brief Biography
Kevin Magee - Brief Biography
Kelvin’s dive world spans from Scuba to Mixed Gas, to Technical Diving, ROV operation and submersibles.
Jim Harris - Brief Biography
He spent nine years with Atlantis Adventures, Oahu where he logged over 4500 dives on tourist subs. He also participated in the construction of several submersibles including, TS XIV (64 passenger), TS XI (48 passenger) “Pagoo” (1200’ 10 person sub), before joining Triton.
Jim is a licensed Master 500 grt with USCG, MCA, and Cayman Islands. He also holds the USCG Master of Submersible license.
Ron Stamm - Brief Biography
Sue Engen - Brief Biography
Kirk McGeorge - Brief Biography
Alexandra Gotschall - Brief Biography
Jarl Stromer - Brief Biography
Cory Young - Brief Biography
Louise Harrison - Brief Biography
Mike Haley - Full Biography
More recently, he has installed ceramic based artificial reefs at several locations in the Caribbean and the Arabian Gulf, and he has also worked as an environmental consultant in the marine salvage industry. He is experienced in the use of subs for marine research, starting back in the 1980s with Perry-class submersibles, and heads Triton’s focus on developing options packages to facilitate biological, chemical, geological and archaeological research.
Mike Sullivan - Brief Biography
Joshua Harrison - Brief Biography
Colin Quigley - Brief Biography
Dave 'Sparky' Ahlgreen - Brief Bio
Kevin McGee - Brief Bio
Mat Jordan - Brief Bio
Tiffany Lantier - Brief Bio
Marvin Poole - Brief Bio
John Ramsay - Brief Bio
Tom Blades - Brief Bio
Hector Salvador - Pilot & Technician
After years supporting space education, microgravity research and international cooperation at LEEM, the European Space Agency or the International Astronautical Federation, he decided to shift the focus of his passion for exploration from outer to inner space, becoming a dive instructor and a submersible pilot in 2012.
Hector has operated 10 submersibles from different manufacturers and has trained more than 35 new pilots and surface officers from various nationalities. He was the Manager of Field Operations of U-Boat Worx B.V. until 2015 and joined Triton Submarines in 2016.
In his spare time, Hector is pursuing a diploma in Maritime Archaeology and is learning to fly single engine piston aircraft.