Wednesday, April 24, 1996

SEA April 24: Rounding the eastern edge of Cuba

Dawn watch was incredible. The whole night seemed eerie and on my second round at bow watch I saw a huge green light streak down the sky (shooting star, meteorite) on our starboard bow, sparkling pieces trailing behind it....

I was lucky that I had my eyes and ears peeled because a lone dolphin began playing in our bow wave. I heard it first as it surfaced for air and then trailed it with the green bio-luminescence as it danced from starboard to port, deftly zigzagging, body surfing and then surfacing for air...

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