Lost Camera at Spiegel Grove

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jeffloughridge

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Kick me in the *ss and call me stupid...
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I was involuntarily separated from my camera on Friday morning, April 6, 2012 at the Spiegel Grove. It is a Sealife DC1200.

Should it turn up, the most easily identifiable pictures will be several from the Horizon Divers/Divers Direct Easter Egg hunt.

My contact info is below. If you find it and return it, I will cover the cost of a two tank dive at the Keys dive op of your choice.

Jeff Loughridge
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Chugwhump

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Bummer!
Best of luck getting it back.
Chug
Lost a particularly nice watch on that wreck.
 

jeffloughridge

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Area of the wreck?

I was on the surface negotiating a line to the mooring ball to descend. We were attached to the ball on the port crane. I had it in my left hand and it was attached to my BC with what I thought was a substantial retractor. Seas were a little rough Friday and I think I let go of the camera to get better hold of the line with both hands. About 5-7 minutes later when at the wreck, I reached for the camera and it was gone. It normally floated above my left shoulder. All that was left was the clip on a D ring. With the winds and seas I considered it gone and finished the dive.

The DC1200 is positively buoyant, so it should have floated off somewhere.

Thanks everyone for your interest and assistance.

Jeff Loughridge
 

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Think about posting over here:
Lost, Found and Stolen

In case someone finds it, they may check there before this regional forum.
 

Willar

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Bermuda
 

oceanbound

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I feel for you and know the feeling. Maybe both of ours will end up one day in the hands of someone nice and willing to reunite cameras with their owners.
 

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Yeah, I'm guessing you're out on this one, unfortunately. With a positive rig like that it never got to the wreck... that sucks.
 
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