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5:01 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Storied Research Subs Visit Northwest Coast

Upgraded minisub Alvin was loaded onto R/V Atlantis at the WHOI dock on May 13, 2013.
Tom Kleindinst Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

A storied research sub that explored and filmed the wreck of the Titanic is making an appearance in the Northwest.

The deep-diving submarine "Alvin" is in Astoria this week while its support ship changes crews. It's actually one of two well-known submersibles passing through the port town.

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