Linking Journalism with the Web of Life
John Chatterton’s name first came into the public consciousness as one of the main subjects of Robert Kurson’s bestselling book Shadow Divers. Kurson’s book, although non-fiction, reads like a novel: Chatterton and his diving buddies discover an unknown World War II German submarine (later identified as U-869) off the coast of New Jersey, kicking off a seven-year quest to identify the wreck. The team’s research takes them far beyond the library, where they pore over old Nazi U-Boat records, looking for information about a submarine that—according to official records—should not exist. Their search for the truth is marked by technical deep dives, unfathomable risks, and several deaths.
Read more here at California Diver Magazine:http://californiadiver.com/john-chattertonshadow-diver/
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