Farewell to Alvin Submersible The deep-sea submersible Alvin retires. We'll pay homage to the craft, which has been in operation since 1964, and hear about its replacement.
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The deep-sea submersible Alvin retires. We'll pay homage to the craft, which has been in operation since 1964, and hear about its replacement.

Barrie Walden, manager, National Deep Submergence facility at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution