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ALVIN

         Operator:   Woods Hole Inst.

          Location:  Mass. , USA

   Depth Rating:  4450 meters

    Year of Mfg:  1964

     Occupants:   3

 Manufacturer:   Woods Hole/US Navy

    Model/Type:   US Navy

CAROLYN

         Operator:   Texas A&M, INA

          Location:   Bodrum, Turkey

   Depth Rating:   50 meters

    Year of Mfg:   2000

      Occupants:   2

  Manufacturer:  SEAmagine Hydro.

     Model/Type:   SEAmobile

DELTA

       Operator:    Delta Oceanographics

         Location:   California, USA

  Depth Rating:   365 meters

   Year of Mfg:   1982

     Occupants:   2

 Manufacturer:   Marfab Inc.

     Model/Type:   Delta

JAGO

         Operator:  IFM GEOMAR

          Location:  Kiel, Germany

   Depth Rating:  400 meters

    Year of Mfg:  1989

     Occupants:   2

 Manufacturer:   Max Planck Inst.

     Model/Type:   Jago

 

Johnson SeaLink 1/2

        Operator:    Harbor Branch Inst.

         Location:    Florida , USA

  Depth Rating:    800 meters

   Year of Mfg:    1971 / 1975

     Occupants:    2

 Manufacturer:   HBOI Marine Ops

     Model/Type:   JSL

 

LULA

   Operator:   Found. Rebikoff-Niggeler

        Location:   Azores, Portugal

  Depth Rating:   500 meters

   Year of Mfg:   2000

     Occupants:   3

 Manufacturer:   Fd. Rebikoff-Niggeler

     Model/Type:   S100

 

MIR 1 & 2

        Operator:   PP Shirshov Inst.

         Location:   Moscow, RUSSIA

  Depth Rating:   6000 meters

   Year of Mfg:   1987

     Occupants:   3

 Manufacturer:   PP SIO, Russian Aca. 

     Model/Type:   MIR

 

NAUTILE

        Operator:    IFREMER

        Location:    FRANCE

  Depth Rating:    6000 meters

   Year of Mfg:    1985

     Occupants:   3

 Manufacturer:   IFREMER Fleet 

     Model/Type:  Nautile

 

NR-1

         Operator:   Woods Hole Inst.

          Location:  Mass., USA

   Depth Rating:   700  meters

    Year of Mfg:   1969

     Occupants:   10

 Manufacturer:   US Navy

     Model/Type:   NR1

 

PC-8B

        Operator:   Inst. Oceanology BAS

         Location:  Bulgaria

  Depth Rating:   250 meters

   Year of Mfg:   1971

     Occupants:   3

 Manufacturer:   Perry Submarine

     Model/Type:   PC 8

 

PISCES IV

         Operator:   HURL, Univ. Hawaii

          Location:  Hawaii , USA

   Depth Rating:   1981 meters

    Year of Mfg:   1971

      Occupants:   3

  Manufacturer:   Int'l Hydrodynamics

     Model/Type:   PISCES

 

PISCES V

          Operator:  HURL, Univ. Hawaii

          Location:  Hawaii , USA

    Depth Rating:  1915 meters

     Year of Mfg:  1973

       Occupants:   3

   Manufacturer:   Int'l Hydrodynamics

      Model/Type:   PISCES

 

 

SHINKAI 6500

         Operator:    JAMSTEC

          Location:    Tokyo, Japan

   Depth Rating:    6500 meters

    Year of Mfg:    1987

      Occupants:   3

  Manufacturer:   JAMSTEC Ship Ops

     Model/Type:   Shinkai

 

 

THETIS

   Operator:   Hellenic Center Marine R.

          Location:   Athens, Greece

   Depth Rating:   1000 meters

    Year of Mfg:   1997

      Occupants:   2

  Manufacturer:   COMEX

     Model/Type:   Remora

 

USS DOLPHIN

          Operator:   US Navy

          Location:    San Diego, USA

    Depth Rating:   914 meters

     Year of Mfg:   1969

       Occupants:   51

   Manufacturer:   US Navy

      Model/Type:   Dolphin