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February 22, 2020 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Neptune 2020 Winter Banquet: 5-9 pm Saturday, February, 22, 2020

Wally's Spot Supper Club, 1979 Main St, Green Bay, WI

Speaker: Technical Diver, Rebreather certified, John Janzen.

John Janzen is a rebreather and technical diver, instructor and videographer with more than 30 years of diving experience.  He is credited with seven first descents on many of the deepest shipwrecks in the Great Lakes, including the Senator at a depth of 430 feet.  In 2007, he and John Scoles recovered the Bradley's bell, achieving the deepest artifact recovery in the Great Lakes by autonomous divers. The story is told in the Emmy award-winning documentary November Requiem.  John has dived and/or filmed for National Geographic, NOAA, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Michigan State Police, U.S. Coast Guard, Wisconsin Historical Society, the History Channel, the National Museum of the Great Lakes, PBS and others.

Above water, John has written for Wreck Diving and Advanced Diver Magazines, he published the Diver's Guide to Lake Wazee and wrote the factory maintenance manual for the Inspiration rebreather.  He holds a B.S. degree in Chemistry and is a certified machinist.  John works as an Engineer and Scientist and he has contributed to many programs including Cray supercomputers, NASA, Navy Research Laboratory, National Missile Defense, DARPA, Trident Missile, and US Army munitions.  He is currently working for Sierra Nevada Aerospace in Madison, WI as a Senior Engineer and Propellant Chemist.


More Details to come.


Wally's Spot Supper Club, 1979 Main St. Green Bay, WI