Final Report

Soap Dish Grey’s Hair Restorative Bottle The 1997 Monitor Survey Expedition was carried out between the dates of July 27, 1997 and August 2, 1997. Even with marginal ocean conditions, our successful visit to the Sanctuary was accomplished. Our selection of the Miss Lindsay as our support vessel was an …

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Quick Update

Tysall placing a Datum Point Marker Divers recovering trash from site Throttle Gauge of the USS Monitor 27 July 1997 All of the members of this expedition were instructed to meet at Teach’s Lair at 10:00 a.m. After all of the gear was stowed and secured, the initial briefings were …

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Introduction

Launching of the Monitor The wreck of the USS Monitor is perhaps the most famous in the United States. The site became the first Marine Sanctuary designated by the United States Government on January 30, 1975. Since that time, many research dives have been conducted in an effort to help …

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The Abyss

Map of the Abyss cave We tie off on a stalactite We enter the cave through the hydrogen sulfide Matt unclipping the reel we pass a lost lobster trap on descent Matt ties off on the bottom On our previous visit to Belize in November 1995, we’d heard from Frank …

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