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Santa Cruz Dive Boat Fire Incident Condolences

Discussion in 'Passings' started by Compressor, Sep 2, 2019.

  1. reefseeker2

    reefseeker2 Angel Fish

    # of Dives: I'm a Fish!
    Location: Laguna Niguel
    Has to be a message here someplace in this horror - it's really sad- I dove on this boat many times in the early 80's, looking at those bunks is heart breaking.
  2. KathyV

    KathyV ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Midwestern US
    Dive Boat Conception Missing Divers Relief Fund

    @cerich started this fund for scubaboard members.
  3. azstinger11

    azstinger11 Barracuda

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: San Diego, CA
    “All of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and, therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea – whether it is to sail or to watch it – we are going back from whence we came.”

    John F. Kennedy
    danddmiller1 and shoredivr like this.
  4. hammet

    hammet Manta Ray

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: United States
  5. Saniflush

    Saniflush ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    Condolences to all involved in this tragic event
  6. zsolt.s.szabo

    zsolt.s.szabo Angel Fish

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Phoenix, Arizona
    Condolences to the families, friends.
  7. mrpat

    mrpat Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Smoky Mountains, N.C.
    I know all our hearts go out to the victims of this terrible tragedy on the Conception this weekend. I don’t think our community has experienced this level of fatalities on a US based liveaboard operation since the Wave Dancer. I only hope that a reasonable explanation for the cause of the fire and its rapid spread is forthcoming so that some kind of acceptance and closure can be found by the diver’s next of kin and other loved ones. Let’s all not jump to conclusions based on early news reports and rumors.
    nautilus6363 likes this.
  8. Graeme Fraser

    Graeme Fraser Tech Instructor

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Narnia
    I have nothing meaningful to add except my heartfelt condolences to the families, crew and rescuers, and my deepest sympathies to the whole US dive community. It's tragic enough hearing about this from another continent, let alone when it's on your own doorstep. Take care American cousins.
  9. likelite

    likelite Assistant Instructor

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Nashville, TN
    I've been in Scotland in an area with no wifi/bad phone signal and am just learning about this tragedy. Utterly horrifying and heartbreaking. I'll be donating to the GoFundMe. I know "thoughts and prayers" is a controversial phrase these days but these families certainly have mine.
  10. TrimixToo

    TrimixToo Regular of the Pub

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: New York State
    My sincere condolences to the families and friends of those lost and to the surviving crew. The crew survived the stuff of nightmares. A fire at sea, at night, and the loss of all the passengers. I cannot even begin to imagine how they feel.

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