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2001 FCDA Scrapbook


"Annual FCDA Christmas/Hanukkah Party"

Saturday, December 8, 2001


FCDA members devouring clams, steamers and shrimp

FCDA members devouring clams, steamers and shrimp!


Santa is ready to accept all requests!

Santa is ready to accept all requests!


Captain Noel and Santa.

Captain Noel and Santa.
Members devouring those crustaceans!

Members devouring those crustaceans!

Kate asks Santa for a Caribbean trip!

Kate asks Santa for a Caribbean trip!


Trish entertains us on the Irish bagpipes!

Trish entertains us on the Irish bagpipes!
Our combination Christmas tree/Hanukkah bush!

Our combination Christmas tree/Hanukkah bush!


Beth makes her request to Santa!

Beth makes her request to Santa!

The DAN raffle winners and their loot!

The DAN raffle winners and their loot!

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"Mahalo Kona:Diving the Big Island
aboard the Kona Aggressor II"

Mike Husvar

Friday, November 30, 2001


Waiting for the meeting to begin!

FCDA members wait for the meeting to begin.


Spinner Dolphins

Spinner Dolphins.


Manta Feeding

Manta Feeding.
Mike Husvar

Mike Husvar.

A turtle comes in for a closer look!

A turtle comes in for a closer look!

Lionfish

Lionfish.
Hot lava meets cold water!

Hot lava meets cold water!



Hawaiian coral head.

Hawaiian coral head.


The DAN raffle winners and their loot!

The DAN raffle winners and their loot!

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"Deep Descent -
Adventure and Death Diving the Andrea Doria"

Kevin McMurray

Friday, October 26, 2001


Waiting for the meeting to begin!

FCDA members wait for the meeting to begin.

Deep Descent

Deep Descent
Kevin McMurray

Kevin McMurray.


The Stockholm - after!

The Stockholm - after!
Kevin McMurray after a dive.

Kevin McMurray after a dive.




The DAN raffle winners and their loot!

The DAN raffle winners and their loot!

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Annual FCDA Underwater Pumpkin Carving/Beach Cleanup

Sunday, October 14, 2001


Suiting up in the parking lot is fun!

Suiting up in the parking lot is fun!

The results of the subaquatic efforts!

The results of the subaquatic efforts!

Mike Husvar mans the grill!

TMike Husvar mans the grill!
The intrepid divers in the water!

The intrepid divers in the water!


The crew ready to judge the pumpkins!

The crew ready to judge the pumpkins!


A necessity for any dive club - food!

A necessity for any dive club - food!
Morgan and Wayne Webb emerge from the depths!

Morgan and Wayne Webb emerge from the depths!


The winning pumpkin carvers display their creations!

The winning pumpkin carvers display their creations!


The DAN raffle winners and their loot!

The DAN raffle winners and their loot!

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"The View From the Tube"

Mark Shannon

Friday, September 28, 2001


Captain Noel's 28th Anniversary Party

Captain Noel's 28th Anniversary Party!

The T-Shirt says it all!

The T-Shirt says it all!
Mark Shannon

Mark Shannon.


Kathy and Robin compare payloads!

Kathy and Robin compare payloads!
FCDA members wait for the meeting to begin.

FCDA members wait for the meeting to begin.




The DAN raffle winners and their loot!

The DAN raffle winners and their loot!

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"Caribbean Night"

Fayerweather Yacht Club

Saturday, August 18, 2001


TFayerweather Yacht Club.

Fayerweather Yacht Club.


No problem, mon!

No problem, mon!


The crowd starts to get rowdy!

The crowd starts to get rowdy!


One Heineken too many!

One Heineken too many!
The main course.

The main course.


Chow time!

Chow time!


A salsa demonstration.

A salsa demonstration.


The door prize winner!

The door prize winner!
The outdoor dining area.

The outdoor dining area.


Our steel band!

Our steel band!


Raffle time!

Raffle time!




The DAN raffle winners and their loot!

The DAN raffle winners and their collection of loot!

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"Diving Cuba"

Captain Noel Voroba

Friday, July 27, 2001


The Latest in Cuban air transport!

The Latest in Cuban air transport!

The Cuban version of the turtle farm.

The Cuban version of the turtle farm.
Captain Noel Voroba

Captain Noel Voroba.


A green moray at the Isle of Youth.

A green moray at the Isle of Youth.
Conch shells and turtle skulls.

Conch shells and turtle skulls.




The DAN raffle winners and their loot!

The DAN raffle winners and their loot!

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"Public Safety Diving in a Volunteer Fire Department"

Lieutenant John Cunningham

Sound Beach Volunteer Fire Department

Friday, June 29, 2001


FCDA members await the beginning of the meeting.

FCDA members await the beginning of the meeting.



A dry suited diver in the water.

A dry suited diver in the water.



Members buying raffle tickets.

Members buying raffle tickets.
Lieutenant John Cunningham

Lieutenant John Cunningham.

Lieutenant Cunningham explains a point.

Lieutenant Cunningham explains a point.

A full face mask used by the dive team.

A full face mask used by the dive team.
A Powerpoint presentation on Public Safety Diving.

A Powerpoint presentation on Public Safety Diving.



Diving under the ice.

Diving under the ice.



The DAN raffle winners and their loot!

The DAN raffle winners and their loot!

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Annual FCDA"Kick Off The Season" Clambake

June 2, 2001


Shrimp appetizer.

Shrimp, steamers and clams on the half shell as appetizers!.

Happy camper about to devour a lobster!

A happy camper about to devour a lobster!

Captain Noel demonstrates new Aeris fins.

Captain Noel demonstrates new Aeris fins.
A cloud of steam rises from the lobster pot!

A cloud of steam rises from the lobster pot!


The colorful main course.

The colorful main course awaits the famished hordes.



The DAN raffle winners and their loot!

The DAN raffle winners and their loot!
Let the eating begin!

Let the eating begin!



The sounds of silence!

The sounds of silence broken only by cracking lobster shells!



Cleanup - the final part of any event!

Cleanup - the final part of any event!

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"Historic Shipwrecks of Long Island Sound"

Pete Johnson

May 18, 2001


A full house listens to the presentation.

The FCDA contribution to Kathy Weydig of the Women Divers Hall of Fame.


Plans for US Light Vessels No 51-54.

Plans for US Light Vessels No 51-54.
Pete Johnson

Pete Johnson.

Pete Johnson with a set of deck plans.

Pete Johnson with a set of deck plans.
Artists rendering of the famous steamship Lexington.

Artists rendering of the famous steamship Lexington.



Winners of the DAN raffle with their booty!

Winners of the DAN raffle with their booty!

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"7 Dives on 700 Islands"

Bill Gleason

April 27, 2001


A full house listens to the presentation.

A full house listens to the presentation.

Diving on a locomotive in the Panama Canal!

Diving on a locomotive in the Panama Canal!

Our brand new 27 inch color television set!

Our brand new 27 inch color television set!
Bill Gleason

Bill Gleason, former Editor and Publisher of SkinDiver Magazine.


Diving with bottle nose dolphins.

Diving with bottle nose dolphins.


Winners of the DAN raffle with their booty!

Winners of the DAN raffle with their booty!
A 12 foot long mako shark!

A 12 foot long mako shark!


Schooling barracuda.

Schooling barracuda.


No meeting is complete without a visit to Luigi's!

No meeting is complete without a visit to Luigi's!

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Annual Easter Egg Hunt/Beach CleanUp/Cottage Painting

April 22, 2001

The day is birght and breezy!

The day is birght and breezy!


Kevin and Teresa Bobko suit up for the dive.

Kevin and Teresa Bobko suit up for the dive.

Mike Husvar applies his magic touch to the windows!

Mike Husvar applies his magic touch to the windows!

Chris Hansen, Wayne Webb and Capt Noel Voroba attack the side.

Chris Hansen, Wayne Webb and Capt Noel Voroba attack the side.

Mark Shannon, George Krampetz and Chris Bradbury take a break!

Mark Shannon, George Krampetz and Chris Bradbury take a break!
The Coast Guard Cottage at South Benson Marina before we start.

The Coast Guard Cottage at South Benson Marina before we start.

Kevin Bobko trudges to the water.

Kevin Bobko trudges to the water.

Chris Bradbury, Mark Shannon and George Krampetz attack the corner!

Chris Bradbury, Mark Shannon and George Krampetz attack the corner!


Teresa Bobko demonstrates how a roller is used.

Teresa Bobko demonstrates how a roller is used.


Its starting to look like a cottage again!

Its starting to look like a cottage again!
Pat Franz dresses up the front door.

Pat Franz dresses up the front door.


Teresa Bobko waves from the water.

Teresa Bobko waves from the water.


Rick Bartholomew at work with his cigar!

Rick Bartholomew at work with his cigar!


Mark Shannon spiffs up the front of the cottage.

Mark Shannon spiffs up the front of the cottage.


No FCDA event is complete without the cookout!

No FCDA event is complete without the cookout!

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"Excerpts from the Nikon School of Underwater Photography"

Frank Fennell

March 30, 2001


Members socialize prior to the meeting.


Members socialize prior to the meeting.


Tubastrea at night demonstrates macro photography.

Tubastrea at night demonstrates macro photography.

The Russian frigate at Cayman Brac for wide angle shots.

The Russian frigate at Cayman Brac for wide angle shots.
Frank Fennell

Frank Fennell.

Diver and turtle gliding along the wall.

Diver and turtle gliding along the wall.

Blue Tang using a housed camera.

Blue Tang using a housed camera.
A standing room only crowd listens to Frank Fennell.


A standing room only crowd listens to Frank Fennell.


Colorful shot using the closeup kit.

Colorful shot using the Nikonos closeup kit.

Captain Art offers to carry the artifact!

The winners of our DAN raffle and their loot!

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"FCDA at Beneath the Sea 2001"

Meadowlands Exposition Center

March 23-25, 2001

A colorful pair of characters - Noel and Bruce!

A colorful pair of characters - Noel and Bruce!


Jim Anderson and Doug Kitchen checking out OMS>

Jim Anderson and Doug Kitchen checking out OMS!


Dave Greenwald and Teresa and Kevin Bobko.

Dave Greenwald and Teresa and Kevin Bobko.


The Papen clan taking in the sights!

The Papen clan taking in the sights!

Al Kulhawik came up from North Carolina!

Al Kulhawik came up from North Carolina!
Jim Anderson and Joe Pavia with the (in)famous Captain Bill Palmer!

Jim Anderson and Joe Pavia with the (in)famous Captain Bill Palmer!


Beneath the Sea

Beneath the Sea.

Hank Yankowski with the Webb entourage!

Hank Yankowski with the Webb entourage!

Don Tolles enjoying the exhibits.

Don Tolles enjoying the exhibits.


George and Ben Danielczuk tour the show.

George and Ben Danielczuk tour the show.
The Bradburys and Tom Provencal and Laura Crawford

The Bradburys and Tom Provencal and Laura Crawford.


Everyone checks out Truk Lagoon!

Everyone checks out Truk Lagoon!


Beth and Steve Ziobrowski check out new toys!

Beth and Steve Ziobrowski check out new toys!


Nick Ricciardelli and Rich Stinchcomb at work.

Nick Ricciardelli and Rich Stinchcomb at work!.

Dave Swope takes a break from work.

Dave Swope takes a break from work.

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"The Last Dive"

Bernie Chowdhury

February 23, 2001

A colorful pair of divers!

A colorful pair of divers!


Bernie gets a workout signing books!

Bernie gets a workout signing books!
A standing room only crowd!

A standing room only crowd!


Wade Curley with his raffle trophy!

Wade Curley with his raffle trophy!
Bernie Chowdhury

Bernie Chowdhury.


The winners  of our DAN raffle with their loot!

The winners of our DAN raffle with their loot!

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"Grenada: Diving the Bianca C"

Captain William "Bill" Palmer

January 26, 2001

A full house awaits the beginning of the first meeting of 2001.


A full house awaits the beginning of the first meeting of 2001.


Grenada

The gorgeous island of Grenada.

Bianca C railing.

A railing on the Bianca C.
Captain Bill Palmer

The inimitable Captain Bill Palmer.

Captains Art and Bill at Panchos!

Captains Art and Bill at Panchos!

Treasure - a dish!

Treasure - a dish!
On the way to Grenada!


Winging our way over the Caribbean Sea to Grenada.



Colorful encrustation on the Bianca C.

Colorful encrustation on the Bianca C.

Captain Art offers to carry the artifact!

Captain Art offers to carry the artifact!

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2000 FCDA Scrapbook


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Last modified on Sunday December 9, 2001 10:20:26