Fife based Marine Archaeologist Neil Cunningham Dobson has more than 40 years experience in the industry. He graduated from St. Andrews University with a Master’s in Marine Archaeology and is one of a very small number of archaeologists worldwide who have successfully conducted archaeology in deep-water.
Neil’s career spans being a Merchant Navy Deck Officer, Stability Officer on various oil rigs, offshore survival instructor/examiner, HSE part III commercial diver, a member of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) pilot. He comes from a long line of seafaring ancestors who can be traced back to the area more than 250 years ago. The deep-water shipwreck investigations attract world-wide media attention so Neil’s work puts him in the spotlight and has meant he has been the subject of many print articles and has appeared on TV. He has starred in global shows on channels ranging from Discovery, National Geographic, History Channel, PBS to Channel 5. Continue reading →