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Matthew Schonberg '16

Matthew Schonberg '16
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Schonberg Day 5: 

Today our first dive was at West Dog Island. We did our expiriment very smoothly and saw an insanely odd fish called a white spotted drum. We also got good results on our experiment and proved our hypothesis. We saw several fairy basslet and a lot of Sargent majors. The next dive we went to a. Oral nursery and...

Schonberg Day 3:

Today we began the day by diving on a wreck that sank in the 1800's. The RMS Rhone was being driven through the BVI when all of a sudden the barometric pressure dropped. The captain new a storm was coming so he ordered all of the passengers to go to there rooms and told the crew to lock first...

Schonberg Day 4:

Today we got to wake up a little later then normal and then the groups split by grade to do different things. The marine two people went to necker island which is owned by a successful business man named Richard necker. He was the man that started virgin records and has since expanded into many international companies. We got...

Schonberg Day 2:

Today our first activity consisted of diving on two different wrecks in wreck ally. We started on the Beata and then made our way to the island seal, which was upside down. Both of the wrecks were artificial but were incredibly different. The Beata was originally a tug boat before it was sunk and had a lot of squirrel...

Schonberg Day 1

In the morning of our first day we woke up at 7:00 to get ready for a day of mysterious travel. We went to the instructors villa and had a scrumptious breakfast that included egg, sausage, cereal, bagels and milk. After that we went onto the boat and learned about some of its safety features including the life boat,...

Last day

Today we woke up around 8:00 and went to Doc and Mr. Kirby's cabin for breakfast. We had donuts and Quaker oat bars with some fruit for breakfast. We then got picked up by Glenn at the cattle guard at 9:00 and headed to the beach that we were cleaning up. The beach was near the water plant which...

Day 4

Today we woke up at around 7:30 and got ready until eight fifteen. We all started the trek to Mr. Kirby's and Docs place and arrived at around 8:15. We had a breakfast buffet waiting for us consisting of assorted fruits, honey buns, Quaker oat bars, and several different types of bread. We all ate a heart breakfast and...

Day 2 and 3

Yesterday we got up around seven and road to a restraint for breakfast. I had an egg sandwich with bacon and orange juice. We then got on our boat and had about a 15 minute boat ride to the dive site. Paul's grotto was the dive site we first went to. We all got slates and tried to identify...

Day 1

Today we woke up at 6:30 with the help of Bowen. We started to get ready and were greeted by Mr. Kirby at around 7:00 so that he could make sure we we up. Once we got down to the cattle guard we waited on everyone to come so that we could meet the manager, Tina. She gave us...