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Captain Dan Johnson Bio

Scuba Diving History

1973 – Began scuba diving

1974 – Started diving Lake Michigan shipwrecks

1976 – Began working with professional diver and master shipwreck hunter Gene Turner

1981 – Discovered the 2 masted schooner Kate Kelly¬†(126′ x 26′) which sank May 13th, 1895

1982 – Featured in October edition of Skin Diver magazine as “Foremost authority in his field”

1983 – Discovered the 3 masted schooner Lumberman (126.5′ x 23′) which sank April 6th, 1893

1984 – Founded Loves Park Scuba and became first scuba instructor for Loves Park Scuba

2003 – Licensed captain

2004 – Founded the Lockwood Pioneer Museum

2008 – Purchased research vessel Lockwood Explorer for shipwreck exploration

2011 – Instructor trainer for SDI

2015 – Professor of Scuba Diving at Rockford University

 

Captain Dan Johnson has a 100% safety record for teaching scuba diving.

 

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