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Robert Kurson
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John Chatterton

John Chatterton is a commercial diver and one of the group who discovers U-869. He grows up in New Jersey and after high school joins the military service and is sent to the war in Vietnam, where he serves as a medic. In his role, he is frequently called into dangerous situations under fire to help injured and wounded servicemen.

After leaving the service, John works in the medical field and then trains to be a computer programmer. Since childhood he has loved the sea and after taking a diving class he decides to become a commercial diver. He builds a successful career from commercial diving, as well as crucial diving skills which he puts to use in his hobby of shipwreck diving.

Kurson describes Chatterton as a very methodical diver who makes plans before each dive and then sticks closely to them. Before hunting for artifacts...

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