Not according to Haze, who is decidedly Zen about his Method approach to ballard.
ballard had long been fascinated by Titanic, and always dreamed of finding it.
“There were two reactions almost simultaneously,” says ballard.
surname, attested from late 12c., probably meaning "bald head;" cf. Wyclif "Stye up, ballard," where Coverdale translates "Come vp here thou balde heade" [2 Kg.2:23-24, where God kills 42 children for making fun of Elijah's lack of hair.]