Steven Slater, 46, of Gateshead, became part of a group diving to see wreckage of Andrea Doria ocean liner off Nantucket
A British scuba diver has actually passed away checking out the wreckage of an ocean liner off the United States coast.
The guy, called as Steven Slater, 46, of Gateshead, became part of a group diving to see the Andrea Doria, an Italian ship that sank off the coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts, in 1956.
Crew members from the Ol Salty II boat are stated to have actually pulled Slater unconscious from the water on Monday, and he was later on noticable dead.
A declaration from the household, published on the Facebook page of the Underwater Marketing Company, stated: It is with outright unhappiness that we need to inform you that Steven passed away on Monday 24th July whilst diving in the United States. We are all sad however draw convenience understanding he was doing something that he liked.
A post on the Eurotek Advanced Diving Conference page stated: Steve was an extremely appreciated and favored British wreck and technical scuba diver. Steve pursued his enthusiasm, actively investigating then browsing and diving missing out on wrecks with his buddies.
The SS Andrea Doria sank in the Atlantic en path to New York when it hit the MS Stockholm, eliminating 46 individuals.
Ol Salty IIs captain, Nick Caruso, stated on Facebook: Were getting home. Unfortunate end. Our inmost, sadness and compassion to the friends and family of the lost bro wreck scuba diver.