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nA' val ar' ki tek' chur, the science of designing and building ships and other waterborne craft

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Alvin
Alvin
is the name of a 3-person research submersible capable of taking scientists and observers 14,764 feet (almost 3 miles) below the surface of the ocean. Since its launch in 1964, Alvin has made over 4,400 dives, carrying two scientists/observers and one pilot per dive. Research conducted by Alvin has been featured in nearly 2,000 scientific papers.

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Biography
Biography

Sailing Ships
Sailing Ships

Steamships
Steamships

Submarines
Submarines

Tankers

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