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Distinguished Professor Emeritus George Bass, December 9, 1932 – March 2, 2021

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Distinguished Professor Emeritus George Bass, Founder of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology and Father of Underwater Archaeology. He influenced generations of Nautical Archaeologists, pioneering the science of archaeological excavation under water. If you are among the thousands of friends, colleagues, students, and enthusiasts who were influenced by the life and legacy of George Bass, please share your photos by sending them to remembergeorge@nauticalarch.org. We will post them online just as soon as we can.

If you are among the thousands of friends, colleagues, students, and enthusiasts who were influenced by the life and legacy of George Bass, please add your Tribute to George F. Bass. If you have photos to share, send them to remembergeorge@nauticalarch.org. We will post them online just as soon as we can.