THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, TESTING, AND OPERATION OF A DEEP-DIVING SUBMERSIBLE FOR OCEAN FLOOR EXPLORATION

The submersible Guppy has become well known in ocean circles. It is a new type of undersea vehicle, quite different from the norm. This paper relates the experiences of the members of the Aero/Hydro Space Division of the author's company in the design, construction, and operation of this unusual boat.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the Annual Meeting of SNAME, November 11-12, 1971.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  USA  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • WATSON, W
  • Publication Date: 1971-11

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 32 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00028636
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper 9
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 10 1972 12:00AM