Phase II – August 14

Vector averaging current meter The glass floats that suspend the current meter Spotted dolphin investigates during decompression Another Successful Dive on the Monitor August 14, 1999 – The team assignments for today were: Captain, R/V Cape Fear – Dan Aspenleiter Principle Investigator – Dr. John Broadwater NOAA Historian – Jeff …

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Phase II – August 13

Possibly a deck light or a porthole Divers review video during a debriefing Divers fill gas cylinders for the next day’s dive Dive, Dive, Dive! August 13, 1999 – Another team member, Michael St. Germain, joined us last night, so we reassigned the teams and headed out at 0700 for …

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Phase II – August 12

Float ball The team go-carts Current 2, Divers 0 August 12, 1999 – Once again we headed out at about 0700 for the sanctuary. We made a small adjustment to the assigned postions for each member: Captain, R/V Cape Fear – Dan Aspenleiter Principle Investigator – Dr. John Broadwater NOAA …

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Phase II – August 11

The Mission Begins August 11, 1999 – With high hopes for a successful first day, we headed out this morning at 0715. We had assigned postions for each member: Captain, R/V Cape Fear – Dan Aspenleiter Principle Investigator – Dr. John Broadwater NOAA Historian – Jeff Johnston Diving Safety Officer …

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Phase II – August 10

Ken Johns fills cylinders for diving Kyle Creamer fills cylinders for diving Tune-ups Conclude August 10, 1999 – after 2 days on shore because of bad weather, we finally made it out to finish the tune-up dives. On the 8th and just in time to wait on shore with us, …

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Phase II – August 7

Divers ready to deploy with an experimental dredge Assembly and operation of the dredge is discussed Divers are picked up after a dive Tune-ups Continue August 7, 1999 – another fine diving day. We continued with the same procedures for our tune-up dives with two dives for each team to …

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Phase II – August 6

Terrence Tysall prepares to dive Divers ready to deploy Unconscience diver drill Tune-ups and Drills Continue August 6, 1999 turned out to be another excellent day for diving off the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The relatively calm conditions continued today, and we made our way out to the Lansing. …

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Phase II – August 5

Deploying divers offthe R/V Cape Fear Support teams wait for divers to surface Divers return after a successful dive Tune-ups August 5, 1999, was a much better day than the last couple. After two days of high winds and thunderstorms, Mother Nature calmed down today, and we headed out to …

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Phase II – August 3

Rescue on the chase boat Rescue on the Cape Fear Diver is placed on a back board for transport NURC/UNCW recompression chamber Diver is placed in the chamber The chamber operators Tune-ups and Emergency Drills To begin this phase of the operation, most of the NOAA and NURC/UNCW divers are …

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Phase II – August 1

The R/V Cape Fear Arrival Phase II for the Cambrian Foundation is a joint effort with Scientific Divers from the Foundation, the National Oceanic and Atmosheric Administration (NOAA) Dive Program, the NOAA Monitor National Marine Sanctuary (MNMS) and the National Undersea Research Center / University of North Carolina at Wilmington …

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