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Oldpirate
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Grand Rapids Business Journal Advertising Sales Ma

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Oldpirate

Nassau Grouper, 65, from Holland, Michigan/USA

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  • About

    Birthday:
    Oct 18, 1954 (Age: 65)
    Home Page:
    http://www.michiganshipwrecks.org
    Location:
    Holland, Michigan/USA
    Occupation:
    Grand Rapids Business Journal Advertising Sales Ma
    Gender:
    Male
    eBay User Name:
    crich8080
    Blog / MySpace URL:
    http://michiganshipwrecks.blogspot.com/
    Certification Agencies:
    YMCA, SSI (but mostly by Doug Welsch who led by example...)
    Dive History:
    Mostly Great Lakes and inland lakes, but also East Coast, West Coast, Florida, Bahamas, and a quarry here and there...
    Certification History:
    Wreck Diving, Deep Diving, Ice Diving, Dry Suit Diving, Search & Recovery, Stress and Rescue, Enriched Air Nitrox (TriMix is next)
    Certification Level:
    SSI Master Diver
    # of Logged Dives:
    500 - 999
    Dive Classification:
    Experienced Diver
    Years Certified:
    Ten Or More Years
    Dive Equipment:
    DUI Signature Series Dry Suit with Viking underwear (is it wrong?), Poseidon Odin Jetstream Regs (I've got 4 now. Is that too many?) Aga full face mask, Oceanic Probe BCD for single tank diving, ScubaPro Air II and Jet Fins. On the tech side, I have double 119s with an OMS harness, BP & Wings, a DiveRite canister light, 13 cu.ft Argon bottle, a pair of 40 cu fit sling bottles for travel and deco gas, etc.
    Rebreather Experience:
    I am a director of Michigan Shipwreck Research Associates, located in Holland, Michigan. We hunt for ships gone missing. Every now and then we find one.
    We try to get along with most everyone;
    take the high road in every instance;
    take only pictures and leave only bubbles;
    share wreck numbers as soon as we can;
    dive as often as possible;
    tell the stories of those who have gone before,
    and thank God every day for the opportunity to do so.

    Signature

    Craig Rich
    Director
    Michigan Shipwreck Research Association
    "Yes I am a pirate, two hundred years too late. The cannon don't thunder, there's nothing to plunder. I'm an over 40 victim of fate. Arriving too late. Arriving too late". --Jimmy Buffett