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2004 FCDA Scrapbook

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"Annual FCDA Holiday Party"

Bravo Restaurant, Faifield, CT

December 4, 2004







































"Underwater Pumpkin Carving/Beach Cleanup"

October 31, 2004


Captain Noel ready to venture forth into Long Island Sound!

Captain Noel ready to venture forth into Long Island Sound!


Pumpkins, pumpkins everywhere!

Pumpkins, pumpkins everywhere!
Robin Shannnon and Steve Ziobrowski ready to take the plunge!

Robin Shannnon and Steve Ziobrowski ready to take the plunge!

The divers with their winning creations!

The divers with their winning creations!

Mel Rich keeps a wqatchful eye on the divers.

Mel Rich keeps a wqatchful eye on the divers.


DAN Raffle winners with their loot.

DAN Raffle winners with their loot.

"Show and Tell Night"

October 29, 2004


Captain Noel with his Long Island Sound artifacts!

Captain Noel with his Long Island Sound artifacts!


Glen Reem shows off his lobster!

Glen Reem shows off his lobster!
Rich Galgano with a tackle block.

Rich Galgano with a tackle block.



Mark Shannon shows off his lobster!

Mark Shannon shows off his lobster!

Dave Rieger with a World War I brass shell.

Dave Rieger with a World War I brass shell.


Mel Rich with his Guion chamberpot from the Oregon.

Mel Rich with his Guion chamberpot from the Oregon.

"Adventures in Exotic Tahiti"

Don Brown

September 24, 2004


Captain Noel celebrates his 31st!

Captain Noel celebrates his 31st!


Bora-Bora

Bora-Bora.


Where's lunch?

Where's lunch?
Don and Jody Brown.

Don and Jody Brown.


Manta ray.

Manta ray.

Mel celebrates another milestone!

Mel celebrates another milestone!

Sharks waiting for divers!

Sharks waiting for divers!


Cruising turtle.

Cruising turtle.


DAN Raffle winners and their loot!

DAN Raffle winners and their loot!

"Scientific Diving at UCONN"

Jeff Godfrey

August 27, 2004


Members milling around before the meeting.

Members milling around before the meeting.

RV Connecticut

RV Connecticut
Jeff Godfrey, Diving Safety Officer at UCONN

Jeff Godfrey, Diving Safety Officer at UCONN

It's raffle time!

It's raffle time!

Marine Sciences & Technology Center at Avery Point

Marine Sciences & Technology Center at Avery Point

DAN Raffle winners and their loot!

DAN Raffle winners and their loot!

"Diving and the Deadly Allure of the Empress of Ireland"

Kevin McMurray

July 30, 2004


Members take in the presentation.

Members take in the presentation.

Veronica Gilligan returns to the Empress after 40 years!

Veronica Gilligan returns to the Empress after 40 years!
Author Kevin McMurray

Author Kevin McMurray

Paul Gacek celebrates another birthday!

Paul Gacek celebrates another birthday!

The Empress of Ireland before!

The Empress of Ireland before!

DAN Raffle winners and their loot!

DAN Raffle winners and their loot!

"The 3D Underwater World Of Sampson The Frog Fish"

Ed Jameson

June 18, 2004


Tom takes care of our newest member!
Tom takes care of our newest member!



Pass out those 3D glasses!

Pass out those 3D glasses!
Ed Jameson

Ed Jameson

Looks better with the glasses!

Looks better with the glasses!

Put on those glasses and fire up those projectors!

Put on those glasses and fire up those projectors!



DAN Raffle winners and their loot!

DAN Raffle winners and their loot!
Ed Jameson has graciously provided us with three images which can be viewed with the
red/blue glasses which he distributed at the meeting - the banded coral shrimp
above and the turtle and moray below. Thanks Ed!

Turtle in 3D.
Turtle in 3D.
Moray eel in 3D

Moray eel in 3D.

Annual FCDA "Kick Off the Season" Clambake

June 5, 2004

Shrimp to start as an appetizer!
Shrimp to start as an appetizer!


The feeding frenzy begins!
The feeding frenzy begins!


Ed and Kate enjoy dessert!

Ed and Kate enjoy dessert!
Captain Noel and friends enjoy some steamers.

Captain Noel and friends enjoy some steamers.

The main course.

The main course.


Happy Birthday Robin!

Happy Birthday Robin!

The guests of honor!

The guests of honor!


The Shannons enjoy their meal!

The Shannons enjoy their meal!


DAN Raffle winners and their loot!

DAN Raffle winners and their loot!

"Diving Adventure in Bonaire"

Paul Kobrin

May 21, 2004


Tom and Laura Provencal bring our newest member!
Tom and Laura Provencal bring our newest member!

Mark Shannon's 43rd birthday!

Mark Shannon's 43rd birthday!
Paul Kobrin of the New England Dive Center.

Paul Kobrin of the New England Dive Center.

Diver and Queen angel on the Hilma Hooker.

Diver and Queen angel on the Hilma Hooker.

Flamingo Divi Resort on Bonaire.

Flamingo Divi Resort on Bonaire.




DAN Raffle winners and their loot!

DAN Raffle winners and their loot!

"Diving the Nuclear Fleet of Bikini Atoll"

Captain Noel Voroba

April 30, 2004


Waiting for the meeting to begin.
Waiting for the meeting to begin.



The view from your room.

The view from your room.


Wreckage of a fighter.

Wreckage of a fighter.
Captain Noel Voroba.

Captain Noel Voroba.

Prop on the Nagato.

Prop on the Nagato.

Diver and torpedos.

Diver and torpedos.

Bikini Atoll from the air.

Bikini Atoll from the air.



Deck gun.

Deck gun.


DAN Raffle winners.

DAN Raffle winners.

"FCDA at Beneath the Sea"

Secaucus, New Jersey

March 27-28, 2004


Beneath the Sea 2004.
Beneath the Sea 2004.


Don & Jody Brown.

Don & Jody Brown.


George Krampetz.

George Krampetz.
Beth & Steve Ziobrowski, Al Kulhawik.

Beth & Steve Ziobrowski, Al Kulhawik.

George Danielczuk, Mel Rich, Christina Matthews.

George Danielczuk, Mel Rich, Christina Matthews.

Al Kulhawik, Capt Bill Palmer, Paul Gacek.

Al Kulhawik, Capt Bill Palmer, Paul Gacek.

Capt Noel Voroba.

Capt Noel Voroba.


Dave Swope.

Dave Swope.


Capts Bill Palmer and Art Kirchner.

Capts Bill Palmer and Art Kirchner.

"Diving St. Lucia"

Don Brown

Friday, February 27, 2004


Waiting for the meeting to begin
Waiting for the meeting to begin.


St. Lucia

The island of St. Lucia.


Frog Fish

Frog fish.
Don and Jody Brown

Don and Jody Brown

Sea horse and octopus

Sea horse and octopus.

Wreck of the Lesleem M

Wreck of the Lesleem M.

Waiting for the meeting to begin.

Waiting for the meeting to begin.


Wall and elkhorn coral.

Wall and elkhorn coral.


Winners of the DAN raffle and their loot!

Winners of the DAN raffle and their loot!

"Diving the Wrecks of Rhode Island"

Captain William "Bill" Palmer

Friday, January 30, 2004


Waiting for the meeting to begin

Waiting for the meeting to begin.


Shipwrecks of Rhode Island.

Shipwrecks of Rhode Island.


Inside the tug JP Teti.

Inside the tug JP Teti.
Pat Franz retires as secretary!

Pat Franz retires as secretary!

Prop of the Mary Arnold.

Prop of the Mary Arnold.


Doug and Gloria win the Bonaire trip!

Doug and Gloria win the Bonaire trip!

Captain William

Captain William "Bill" Palmer.


Dishes on the Metis.

Dishes on the Metis.


Winners of the DAN raffle and their loot!

Winners of the DAN raffle and their loot!

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2003 FCDA Scrapbook


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