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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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Nautical Terms

Nautical Measurements

Naval Architecture
Naval Architecture
the science of designing and building ships and other waterborne craft

Navigation
Navigation
direction or management of a ship on its course

Services of Navies
Services of Navies

Ships of the United States Navy, A-Z
Ships of the United States Navy, A-Z

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