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Old 01-15-2002
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SHARKS

Hey Big Red:
I have a shark story for you and its no bull!
Back in the early 70''s I managed a project for Lockheed Ocean Systems in which we took a
barge,HMS 1 out to the Ismus at Catalina Island,sunk it to 120'' on a sandy bottom to test some parts to be usrd later in Project Jennifer.The barge was open at one end and we
left it down for 24 hours.A diving team with
myself included went down to check it out before we popped it to the surface.Boy! did we see something to blow your mind.The entire bottom of the barge all 190''x56'' was covered with sharks of every size and description all resting and fluttering their
tails to keep water flowing past their gills.
I was the only one allowed to have a camera on the project and I took a roll of color film in the Bolex that after it was enhanced
would scare the you know what out of you!!
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