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Paul-Henri Nargeolet Wife Anne Nargeolet

Anne Nargeolet Biography – Anne Nargeolet Wiki

Anne Nargeolet is the wife of Paul-Henri Nargeolet, a renowned French oceanographer whose commitment to deep-sea exploration earned him a reputation as ‘Mr Titanic’. Paul-Henri was one of five people on the Titan, a 22-foot submersible created by OceanGate Expeditions that imploded on Sunday, June 18 2023 during a tour of the Titanic wreckage.

Reuters reported that Mr Nargeloet started researching and exploring the wreck when he joined the French ocean research institute Ifremer in 1986. He had had a 22-year career in the French navy, rising to the rank of commander after being a mine-clearing diver, a deep-sea diver, and a submarine pilot.

In 1987, he was part of the first human expedition to visit the Titanic’s wreck, which was first discovered two years earlier by famed explorer Robert Ballard, the UK’s Telegraph reported. During his explorations of the wreck of the Titanic, he brought about 5,500 objects to the surface, including personal items belonging to passengers, like binoculars and letters.

Paul-Henri Nargeolet Wife Anne

Paul-Henri Nargeolet’s wife, Anne Nargeolet, lives in Connecticut, USA. Prior to marrying Anne, Paul-Henri Nargeolet was married to his first wife Michele Marsh. According to The Statesman, Michele passed away in 2017 at the age of 63 due to complications related to breast cancer.

RMS Titanic, Inc. Statement

On June 22, 2023, RMS Titanic, Inc. CEO Jessica Sanders said in a statement: “We are devastated at the confirmation that the debris found at the wreck site of the RMS Titanic is that of the missing OceanGate submersible, Titan. Our hearts are with the families and friends of those aboard the submersible as we are collectively and individually mourning the loss of our long-term employee and colleague Paul Henri ‘PH’ Nargeolet. The maritime world has lost an iconic and inspirational leader in deep-sea exploration, and we have lost a dear and treasured friend.

“We ask for respect for the privacy of the families and our staff as we all try to come to terms with our loss.

“We are exceptionally grateful for the efforts of the US Coast Guard and NOAA in coordinating efforts between agencies, governments, public and private sectors for a regrettable but definitive outcome to this unprecedented mission. The selfless dedication, professionalism, and support of rescue personnel were invaluable during this crisis. We will continue to provide our internal resources to aid and support the ongoing investigation.”