Below are some of his wreck diving and life accomplishments:
He was co-host of 57 episodes of the History Channel’s Deep Sea Detectives television series,
Chatterton worked as a consultant to 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures and CBS,
For 20 years he was a commercial diver in and around New York City,
On September 11, 2001 he was working underwater near the World Financial Center, across the street from the Tower #1.
In 1994 he led the first technical diving expedition on the RMS Lusitania,
Was the first diver to use a rebreather to explore the HMHS Britannic,
Was the only American seeking the holocaust shipwreck Struma in the Black Sea,
Made over 160 dives on the SS Andrea Doria,
Chatterton’s dives on Killer Subs in Pearl Harbor were part of a NOVA broadcast,
Worked as a consultant to 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures and CBS,
Is on the board of directors of Nanologix Inc. in Ohio,
Was a combat medic in Vietnam with the 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 23rd Infantry Division.
John Chatterton currently lives in the Miami and Fort Lauderdale, FL area.
Photo: Tom Briggle (from left) John Chatterton and Linda Briggle at a recent reception in Pompano, FL sponsored by UK Sport Diver magazine and South Florida Diving Headquarters. His pleasing personality and enthusiasm for diving added to the thrill of meeting such a legend.