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Thanks HH.  I read the 'splash house' is gone, where is that?  Is that the
huge house nearest the dock in Little Cayman, with a green roof etc., owned
by rumored to be a sheik ?


At 12:46 PM 9/13/2004 -0400, Huntzinger, Hugh A [AMSRD-AAR-AEW-E (D)] wrote:
>An island-by-island summary that I researched at around dawn (EDT) this
>morning, posted to rec.scuba:
>
>http://tinyurl.com/4ptus
>
>Add to this report:  Grand Cayman- Apartment(s) at Ocean Club "gone", all of
>Mariners Cove is gone.  Ex-pats won't be allowed back for some time.
>
>
>
>Curernt Cayman Net News article:
>
>http://www.caymannetnews.com/2004/09/738/imagination.shtml
>
>Which states: "...while there had been no official death toll, "residents
>were calling the radio stations to report about deaths."
>
> From other sources, the AP is reporting two (similarly unconfirmed) deaths.
>
>
>RUMOR:
>There was also a very questionable unconfirmed overnight claim that
>"...someone counted 14 bodies floating around in the flood water around
>Bodden Town..."   Being that this claim came in during the night, let us
>hope that this is a bad/false report.  I did hear a report that claimed that
>a group of people people who had lost their shelter were trying to ride out
>the storm on a firetruck, so this could merely be a confused report.
>/RUMOR
>
>
>The winds reportedly 'finally' died down on Grand Cayman at around 9:30 this
>morning ... call it 8:30AM Cayman Time.
>
>A Cayman Airways flight is reportedly expected to the Brac at 2pm
>today...don't know what its point of origin is, but I assume from Miami - -
>it certainly isn't going to be from Grand Cayman
>
>Seas are still reportedly rough ... current rumor on Owen Roberts Airport is
>"4-5 foot waves on the airport runway."
>
>
>-Hugh