Waterman, Steven (1946 - )

Genre: Non-Fiction

Steven L. Waterman was born in South Hope, Maine, and lives in South Thomaston. He is a writer, photographer, and seasonal commercial lobsterman.

He writes about his experiences as a diver and photographer. He spent 13 years in the Navy as a Diver First Class. He was an underwater cameraman as part of Combat Camera Group's Underwater Photo Team. During the Vietnam War, he was part of Underwater Demolition Team Thirteen and served as an camera operator and intelligence photographer.

Since then, he has worked on a few television commercials and on one Discovery Channel Production called "Trap Day on Monhegan," in which he did a large portion of the underwater filming.

Waterman has had stories published in Soldier of Fortune, Yankee magazine, Down East, National Fisherman, Working Waterfront, and Island News.


  • Just a Sailor: A Navy Diver's Story of Photography, Salvage, and Combat (2000)