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Journals 2009/2010

Beth Brocato
Exeter-West Greenwich Junior High School, W. Greenwich, Rhode Island

"Bottom Trawl Survey, Northeast Fisheries Science Center"
September 9 - 24, 2009
Journal Index:
September 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 - 15 - 16
                 17 - 18 - 19 - 20 - 21 - 22 - 23

September 11, 2009
Day 3...Sort of...

Visit the following website to track the location of the ship: Coordinates. I feel like I am being punked. It is Friday, September 11, and we were supposed to leave at 3 p.m. Again, Mother Nature had other plans, and we are told the ship will be leaving tomorrow (Saturday) at 9 a.m. So I trekked back home to wait out another delay.

However, while on board today, I attempted to find my way around the ship. My cabin is small, but we have our own bathroom. There is also a computer and a cable TV in the room. And right outside my cabin is a lounge. It has books, games and computers and a large-screen for playing X-Box or watching movies or - as many of the crew are men - FOOTBALL...

My Cabin
The lounge

I found the mess hall (we call cafeteria) - that is always a priority.

The mess hall

Beneath the mess hall is a small workout room. Not sure if I'll get any use of that after working 12-hour shifts!

The workout room

I'll try again tomorrow!