Aristotelis Zervoudis

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Cavaliere Aristotelis Zervoudis is a professional diver from Greece.[1][2]

Notable discoveries[edit]

During his diving expeditions he discovered and identified several important wrecks like the steam ship SS Oria (one of the biggest disasters in maritime history with more that 4100 human losses),[1] the German submarine U-133[3][failed verification] and the steamship Himara[citation needed] (the biggest tragedy in Greek waters in peacetime with 389 human losses).

For his actions during the diving expeditions on the steamship Oria in June 2018 he was named a Knight and awarded the distinction of the Order of the Star of Italy (Cavaliere del' Ordine della Stella d' Italia) by the President of Italy Sergio Mattarella.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Liuzzi, Pietro Giovanni (12 November 2016). "The Steamship Oria – The Forgotten Tomb of 4200 Italian Soldiers". WAR HISTORY ONLINE. Archived from the original on 3 July 2018. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Conferita l'onorificenza dell'Ordine della Stella d'Italia a Telis Zervoudis". 12 June 2018. Archived from the original on 10 July 2018. Retrieved 29 June 2018.
  3. ^ "The Type VIIC U-boat U-133 – German U-boats of WWII – uboat.net". uboat.net. Archived from the original on 28 October 2010. Retrieved 29 June 2018.