End of the Line

Walsh, Don
May 2009
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;May2009, Vol. 135 Issue 5, p166
Conference Proceeding
The article offers information on the history of U.S. Navy's manned deep submersible vehicles, with the recent retirement of the Deep Submersible Rescue Vehicle, Mystic (DSRV-1). U.S. Navy's first manned vehicle, Trieste, was built in 1953 and purchased from Professor Auguste Piccard. San Diego, California, became home to the U.S. Navy's manned submersibles in the coming 51 years. Many of the vehicles like Trieste, Trieste II, and Dolphin are now kept in museums in Washington D.C. and San Diego.


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