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TSandM -- Her Greatest Posts

Discussion in 'Basic Scuba Discussions' started by Mike Boswell, Aug 26, 2015.

  1. rjack321

    rjack321 Captain

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Port Orchard, WA
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    She was lost at sea and/or died during a dive off the Washington Coast 4 years ago. The dive site is a tiny island pinnacle in the Pacific Ocean and her body was never recovered.
    TSandM -- Lynne Flaherty
     
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  2. shoredivr

    shoredivr Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Ontario
    8,145
    7,534
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    Four years already. Jeeze, where does the time go?

    Whenever I think of TSandM’s last dive I remember someone writing in the thread on her disappearance something like “there’s a Lynne-shaped hole in the ocean and she just slipped through it”.
     
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  3. DeepSeaExplorer

    DeepSeaExplorer Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: North Florida
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    I was off the board for a number of years and came back just a few months ago.

    I was shocked and in total disbelief when I stumbled across the post of her passing. She was so involved in this board that I felt I knew her personally, better than some I actually do dive with.

    And... the irony of disappearing without a trace. I think she would have wanted people to be able to analyze and learn from her accident. Though I would like to think that it had to be a medical issue, she was just too experienced for it to be anything else.

    I remember the post where I mentioned how much they overfill tanks for cave diving. She totally didn’t believe it. Then, she posted that she was taking a cave class at Ginnie and diving with a “bomb on her back.” I laughed, and thought of going over to Ginnie just to meet her in person. I didn’t go, but now wish I had.
     
  4. shoredivr

    shoredivr Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Ontario
    8,145
    7,534
    113
    Here’s that quote about the shape Lynn left in the water:

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