Phase I – April 29

Chase boat with support diver watch for a lift bag Our dive platform the R/V Cape Fear Kyle waits in the dive well to deploy The NURC portable fill station The 18/50 trimix supply cylinders The gas supply in the BMF Weathered Out Saturday, April 29, 2000 – We got …

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Phase I – April 28

First dive team and support divers Captain Dan heads back in rough weather Tune-ups Begin Friday, April 28, 2000 – Today’s participants: Kyle Creamer Grant Graves Ken Schneider Pete Goutmann Terrence Tysall Tim Gallagher John Barone Doug Kesling (NURC) Ken Johns (NURC) Frank Cantelas (ECU) Steve Sellers (ECU) Gary Byrd …

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Phase I – April 27

Ken Johns fills cylinders John Barone takes the Scientific Diver exam Pete Goutmann takes the Scientific Diver exam Equipment, Equipment, Equipment Thursday, April 27, 2000 – The day’s activities commenced this morning with the unloading of gas into the BMF (boat maintenance facility) building at the Coast Guard Station. After …

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Phase I – April 26

The Team Assembles Kyle and Terrence left the Boston-Framingham area after a presentation at the Metrowest Dive Club’s Wrecks 2000 Symposium on the morning of the 22nd. We then traveled to Long Island, New York to meet with Carl Saieva of Sartek Industries, Inc., one the Cambrian Foundation’s gracious Sponsors. …

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Phase II – August 25

Kyle tows John Chluski while he shoots video Jay locates a mustard jar A Good Last Day The official web site for the Monitor Expedition is http://monitor.nos.noaa.gov/. August 25, 1999 – The team assignments for today were: Captain, R/V Cape Fear – Dan Aspenleiter Principle Investigator – Dr. John Broadwater …

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Phase II – August 24

Conditions Are Not Always What They Seem The official web site for the Monitor Expedition is http://monitor.nos.noaa.gov/. August 24, 1999 – The team assignments for today were: Captain, R/V Cape Fear – Dan Aspenleiter Principle Investigator – Dr. John Broadwater NOAA Historian – Jeff Johnston Diving Safety Officer – Dave …

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Phase II – August 23

John Broadwater shows the news team the artifacts The Cambrian Foundation, NOAA, NURC and UNCW team The bow of the Monitor Pieces of wood and an intact glass bottle Another Fine Diving Day The official web site for the Monitor Expedition is http://monitor.nos.noaa.gov/. August 23, 1999 – With us on …

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Phase II – August 22

The anode is deployed from the chase boat Broadwater views the dredging with a drop camera Sinking fishing boat This diver was sure glad to see us! More Than We Bargained For The official web site for the Monitor Expedition is http://monitor.nos.noaa.gov/. August 22, 1999 – The weather yesterday was …

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Phase II – August 20

The drop camera is deployed from the chase boat Reversing wheel in the engine room Guests from Roanoke, VA with Kyle and Cindy Great Bottom Conditions The official web site for the Monitor Expedition is http://monitor.nos.noaa.gov/. August 20, 1999 – The team assignments for today were: Captain, R/V Cape Fear …

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Phase II – August 19

Typical Hatteras Conditions Remember, the official web site for the Monitor Expedition is http://monitor.nos.noaa.gov/. August 19, 1999 – We were joined today on board the R/V Cape Fear by a news team from WRAL5, Amanda Lamb and cameraman, Joe Frieda. The team assignments for today were: Captain, R/V Cape Fear …

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