First diving show for children
Last updated: September 5, 2017 at 22:26 pm
Diver Dan debuted in 1960. The series included 104 episodes, each lasting seven minutes. Characters included Diver Dan, who wore an old-fashioned diving suit, Miss Minerva, and the Captain. The puppet cast included Baron Barracuda and Trigger, Finley Haddock, Doc Sturgeon, and many others.
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.