About Richard Lundgren
Richard Lundgren has worked as a diver professionally around the world for more than 20 years. He has been fortunate to participate in many sensational exploration projects including the HMHS Britannic (sister ship of the RMS Titanic) and the discovery of the mighty admiralship Mars the Magnificent, sunk during the Nordic seven-year war in 1564.
Lundgren is a founding member of the exploration organization, GUE, Global Underwater Explorers and serves on the board of directors.
Lundgren pioneered Technical and Cave diving, exploration diving, in Scandinavia in the early 1990s and part founded prestigious explorations groups.
As president of BSTD, Baltic Sea technical Divers and Ocean Discovery, Lundgren spearheaded numerous explorations worldwide during the 1990s. These explorations including targets like the Spanish gold galleon outside Key West, the M1 experimental submarine of the coast of Plymouth, the blue hole caves in Bahamas and Bimini and setting the North European cave penetration record in arctic conditions.
The success of the Ocean Discovery ongoing project “the search for the Admiral’s fleet” is nothing short of sensational. Starting in the early 2000s, Ocean Discovery has discovered and explored more than 120 shipwrecks. Many of these wrecks have earned international fame and become research projects for scientists around the world.
Lundgren also works professionally with sea bottom surveys and environmental ocean studies specializing in advanced sonar systems and ROV, Remotely Operated Vehicles.
Lundgren has participated in numerous underwater expeditions worldwide and is recognized as one of Europe’s most experienced trimix divers and underwater videographers. Lundgren is an accomplished photographer and filmmaker with a contagious passion for discovery and exploration. He has thousands of dives to his credit, including: cold-water dives, wreck, cave and technical dives using stage deco techniques, specially mixed gases and diver propulsion vehicles .
Richard is also a fellow member of The Explorers Club.