Retired United States Coast Guard Chief (22 years) and long time VideoRay user Craig Thorngren, who now owns and operates Submerged Recovery & Inspection Services, is a true power user of ROV’s and LYYN visibility enhancement. Craig has piloted ROV’s in some of the most challenging underwater environments with great success for his clients.
An experienced Coast Guard
Several of his postings included New York City, Miami and Seattle. In Seattle, he was deployed with MSST Seattle (91101) in response to Hurricanes Katrina & Rita, the grounding of the cruise ship Empress of the North along with many other military out load’s in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Upon his retirement he was BlueView Technologies Field Operations and Training Supervisor.
An experienced ROV pilot and popular VideoRay trainer
Craig has more than 1500 hours piloting experience in the following operations:
- Wreck Penetration Bridge Inspections
- Hull Inspections Evidence Documentation & Recovery
- Hydro Dam Inspections Water Tank Inspections
- Port Security Inspections Archaeological Recoveries
- Deep Operations High Current Operations
- Recovery Operations
Some clips that have been lyynified afterwards (post processed) with a LYYN T38: