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200 Working on Alvin frame and crew sphere, installing sail, stem section with prop, Alvin ready to go

 Item — Shelf: B1
Identifier: 30120005103

Scope and Contents

Working on Alvin frame and crew sphere. Installing Sail, stem section with prop, Alvin ready to go. The runtime for this video is 08m 49. 0:01 working on unassembled Alvin frame. 0:30 person entering sphere. 2:05 installing instruments and wiring. 2:58 moving sphere. 3:40 loading sphere on to frame. 5:45 installing propeller. 6:05 attaching front frame section. 7:40 installing rear propeller.


  • 1964-1975

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1 reel : 16 mm, 200 ft


From the Record Group: English


This project was supported by a Recordings at Risk grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). The grant program is made possible by funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Repository Details

Part of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Data Library and Archives Repository