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Hi`ialakai Plan of the Day

PLAN OF THE DAY
NOAA SHIP HI'IALAKAI (R334)
Cruise HI-04-01

Date: Sept 30, 2004 (Thursday) 

0000 - 0600 Conduct camera tows and CTD's per Night
            Operations sheet 

0730	Launch site near 27/55.1 N and 175/55.1 W
        (order of launch)
* HI-3 - Tow team operations around the leeward area of
         the reef 
* HI-5 - Fish Team
* HI-2 - Mooring Team. One STR and then CTD's
* HI-1 - REA work at sites R22, 23, and R44

[Note: morning operations aborted at about 1000 due to
heavy thunderstorm engulfing all launches.] 

1230 Ship meets HI-3 near launch site to change out
     equipment. 

1300 HI-2 alongside.  Mooring team gets off and
     Education/Outreach climbs aboard. 

1600 Stagger the recovery of boats near the launch
     site.  HI-5 returns at 1615, followed by HI-2 at
     1630, then HI-1 at 1635, and HI-3 at 1640.  Thanks
     to all boats for being back on time! 

(refer to Night Ops sheet for locations)
1800 - 2230 Conduct TOAD camera tows at stations
            around Pearl and Hermes. 

2230 Begin transit to Midway Islands. 

Movies for this evening: (Both will start at 1730 and
again at 2000.) 

* Lost in Translation
* Maverick

Have you seen this man?  Be careful, his smile could be
contagious!!!
Some thanks are in order.

1) To the Command for allowing the crew to go fishing
   and snorkeling.  It was a nice change of pace.

2) From the workers on M/V Casitas for having the
   opportunity to visit our ship.



                                 CDR Scott E. Kuester,
                                 Commanding Officer 
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