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BJORSETH, James (1940-1968) [#557-52-2584], drowned while diving at Santa Catalina Island a day or two before March 25, 1968.

In the News~

May 2, 1966 [“Independent Long Beach]: “Scuba diver drowns off Catalina. Avalon.—A Chatsworth scuba diver, James Bjorseth, has drowned while diving off Catalina Island. Bjorseth was diving off the sports fishing boat Scuba Queen, when he drowned according to sheriff's deputies. It was believed he many have become sick in the water. ”