A Coast Guard cutter had set me adrift on a rubber raft a few miles from shore. When I got in close enough, I had sunk the raft with its equipment and supplies. That way, if I ran into any questions on this supposedly deserted island, I might be able to get by with a shipwreck story. My name's Mike Nelson: professional diver. This trip, I was working for the government. If somebody was setting up a base here, they wanted to know it.
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