The Death-Defying Adventure that Saved the British Empire

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At Epic Magazine, James Nestor dives deep to tell the story of “sunken treasure, death-defying adventure, sibling rivalry,” and how brothers Charles and John Deane “invented modern deep-sea diving and saved the British Empire.”


Marisa Siegel currently lives, writes, and edits near NYC but thinks twenty times a day about heading back west. She is Editor-in-Chief and owner of The Rumpus. Find her on Twitter at @marisasaystweet. More from this author →