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Press Release 14-015

Deep-diving sub Alvin cleared to return to service

Navy certification is final step in Alvin upgrade project

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Artist's rendition of the newly upgraded Alvin, showing its improved interior layout.

Artist's rendition of the newly upgraded Alvin, showing its improved interior layout.

Credit: E. Paul Oberlander, WHOI


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Researchers and the starboard profile of Alvin on the fantail of its support vessel

Starboard profile of Alvin on the fantail of its support vessel, the R/V Atlantis.

Credit: WHOI


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Researchers work on Alvin off the stern of the R/V Atlantis during sea trials off San Diego.

Alvin off the stern of the R/V Atlantis during sea trials in November 2013, off San Diego.

Credit: WHOI


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Researchers testing Alvin off the R/V Atlantis at night

Alvin: Explorer of the depths, with far-reaching discoveries from decades of service to its credit.

Credit: WHOI


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Two technicians working on the new Alvin personnel sphere

A view of the newly built Alvin personnel sphere, pressure-tested for 6,500 meters down.

Credit: WHOI


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Alvin leaving Woods Hole, Mass., facility

Alvin as it leaves Woods Hole, Mass., for the U.S. West Coast, where it underwent sea trials.

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