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60th Anniversary of Deepest Ocean Dive

Trieste

Plunging into the deep, dark abyss of the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench, U.S. Navy Lt. Don Walsh and Swiss engineer Jacques Piccard heard a loud cracking sound in their vessel—the bathyscaphe Trieste, which the Office of Naval Research (ONR) purchased for scientific observations. Already 30,000 ft. below sea level, Walsh and Piccard faced the ultimate decision—risk their lives to become

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Deepwater Lamps Installed on Triton Subs for Manned Seafloor Expedition

Teledyne Bowtech has supplied modified LED-V series deep water lamps for installation on board Triton submarines for the Five Deeps Expedition, a collaboration between investor and explorer Victor Vescovo of Caladan Oceanic, Triton Submarines and EYOS Expeditions. After three years of intensive efforts from some of the world’s leading oceanographers, submarine engineers and scientists, the Five Deeps Expedition is launching

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Manned Submersible Expedition will Film Documentary in Deep Ocean Trenches

An expedition is planning to dive into five of the deepest trenches in the ocean to document unknown parts of the seafloor using a two-passenger submersible vehicle designed specifically for deep sea diving. The Five Deeps Expedition will use a specialized Triton submarine vessel named Limiting Factor that is designed for diving to extreme depths and lists a purchase price

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