Divers

The table below contains key information about the professional and volunteer divers who put their lives at risk during the rescue and recovery. You may search by name, portion of a name, or other keyword. You may also sort individual columns by clicking on the column headers. Click on the highlighted names with links to access photos, personal accounts, and premium content.


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Name Age Status M/F Ethnicity Cemetery Notes
Anderson, Captain Oscar M Professional diver 9 9 9 9
Bildhauser, S. E. M Professional diver 9 9 9 9
Brown, Hugh M Professional diver 9 9 9 9
Davis, Mr. M Diver that worked for Hardhat McGinniss 9 9 9 9
Deneau, Captain William M. M Professional diver 9 9 9 9
Donovan, Captain Dan M Professional diver for the City of Chicago 9 9 9 9
Evenson, William M Diver 9 9 9 9
Gunderson, Charles M Chas. Gunderson & Son, Submarine Divers 9 9 9 9
Halvorsen, Harry M Professional diver 9 9 9 9
Johnsen, Iver M Professional diver 9 9 9 9
Johnsen, Walter M Professional diver 9 9 9 9
Loeb, Arthur M Volunteer diver 9 9 9 9
McAleer, Mr. M Diver that worked for Hardhat McGinniss 9 9 9 9
McGinniss, "Hardhat" M Salvage expert 9 9 9 9
Prochall, Emmett M Diver 9 9 9 9
Reckinger, Mr. M Diver that worked for Hardhat McGinniss 9 9 9 9
Saunders, Sr., George Alfred M Professional diver for the City of Chicago 9 9 9 9
Sawrey, Mr. M Diver that worked for Hardhat McGinniss 9 9 9 9
Sullivan, Francis (Frank) Bernard (Barney) M Professional diver 9 9 9 9
Swanson, Arthur Paul M Great Lakes Towning Company; pressed into hard-hat diving 9 9 9 9

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