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Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Catalog of Images

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TRIESTE II ballasted and prepared to dive.
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STAR 3 launched in 1966, built by Electric Boat.
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Unidentified sub.
10903 thumbnail picture
DEEP JEEP at the surface-- a Navy experimental sub built in 1964.
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DSV ALVIN,perhaps the most active and successful research submersible.
Massachusetts, Woods Hole
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DSV TURTLE, recently retired by the Navy, was a sister sub to ALVIN.
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DEEPSTAR 2000 launched by Westinghouse in 1969.
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NEKTON GAMMA on Project Seasub off Alaska.
Alaska
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NEKTON GAMMA slung to the side of the support ship.
1973 January
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DELTA loads up for diving to study geology in the Bahamas.
Bahama Islands
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DELTA can make up to twelve dives to 300 meters in a 12 hr. day.
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In 1974, BEAVER MARK IV studied underwater neutron activity off New York.
New York, Long Island Sound 1974 July
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J. Peress' 1-atm dive suit, Tritonia, explored the Lusitania wreck in 1935.
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PC-8 on the hook-- another successful sub built by Perry Oceanographics.
1974 July
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DEEP DIVER carried a pilot and 3 observers.
1973 January
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PC-8 hunts walrus in the Bering Sea.
Pacific, Bering Sea 1972 March
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PC-8 on deck of R/V Undersea Hunter-- bow hemisphere is made of glass.
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JIM, a One-Atmosphere Armored Dive Suit (OMADS).
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MAKALII was launched, retrieved, & transported from a submersible barge (LRT).
Hawaii 1985 January
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Divers secure MAKALII to the LRT barge before surfacing.
Hawaii
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JOHNSON-SEA-LINK's six inch thick acryllic sphere holds pilot and observer.
Florida
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JSL launched from the deck of the R/V Seward Johnson.
Florida
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JSL subs are among the best equipped in the world for science.
Florida
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PISCES V operated by NURP's Hawaii center dives to 2000 m.
Hawaii
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PISCES V at the surface after overhaul.
Hawaii
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PISCES V retrieved by mother ship Kaimikai-o-Kanaloa (KOK).
Hawaii
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Sub arm deploys a seafloor chamber used to measure respiration.
Hawaii
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SHINKAI 2000 operated by Japanese Marine Science, Technology & Education Center.
Japan
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SHINKAI 6500 is rated to 6500 meters, deepest active sub in the world. .
Japan
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MANTIS one person sub built by Deep Ocean Exploration.
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WASP is a JIM suit with thrusters-- pilot is Graham Hawkes.
1982 April
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French CYANA operates to 3000 meters, less than half the average ocean depth.
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Lockheed Corp.'s DEEP QUEST was instrumented more like a space ship than a sub.
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MIR prepares to dive to over 6000 meters, second to SHINKAI 6500.
Russia
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Two MIR subs took underwater footage appearing in the movie "Titanic."
Russia
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MIR during recovery-- sphere is made of high strength steel made in Finland.
Russia
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DSV TURTLE is taken aboard Navy support ship Laney Chouest.
California, Monterey Bay 1991 April
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PICSES V deployed from submerged launch-retrieval-transport (LRT) barge.
Hawaii
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PISCES V transported aboard LRT off Hawaii.
Hawaii
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Divers ready to release PISCES V from LRT.
Hawaii
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CLELIA, a Perry Oceanographic-built sub, prepares to launch.
Florida
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Divers secure semi-submersible barge after releasing submersible.
Hawaii
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DEEP ROVER is a one person sub with an acryllic sphere.
10943 thumbnail picture
Deep Ocean Engineering's DEEP ROVER one person sub dives to 300 meters.
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JSL prepares to dive-- note dryer hose type suction tube on the arm.
10945 thumbnail picture
ALVIN in 1978, a year after first exploring hydrothermal vents.
1978 August
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ALVIN is named after engineer Allyn Vine-- not a chipmunk.
1978 August
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ALVIN descends to its maxium depth of 4000 m (mean ocean depth is 3800 m).
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ALVIN loaded for sample collection dives in 2500 meters off New Jersey.
New Jersey
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ALVIN and its original catamaran support ship, LULU.
Florida 1971 November

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