IT WAS LATE SUMMER, 2004. THE WEATHER WAS DETERIORATING quickly. Gray skies turned inky-black, and soon the wind switched from a moderate blow to an ominous torrent. Drops fell hard and fast. Our five-man crew couldn’t see more than 10 yards forward of,

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