The Bathyscaph Trieste: Technological and Operational Aspects, 1958-1961
Operational and technical aspects of the TRIESTE 1958-1961 program and the 1960-1961 reconstruction of the vessel are described in detail. Scientific data obtained are not included. (Author).
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TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION OF TRIESTE
MODIFICATIONS MADE DURING THE 19601961
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aboard addition Apra Harbor ballast tanks ballast tub balloon bathy Bathyscaph TRIESTE boat bottom buoyant substance carbon dioxide Cathanodes CATHODIC PROTECTION Challenger Deep circuit Closed-Circuit Television Code conning tower control box craft DEEP SUBMERGENCE depth designed diving operations diving series Don Walsh drydocked electrical end tanks entrance tube epoxy equipment external battery Fathometer float fuel Guam hull connectors inside the sphere installed instrumentation Krupp sphere lamps lead-acid batteries Library located magnetic maintenance Marianas Trench ment Naval Navy Electronics Laboratory ocean test dive Oceanography Officer-in-Charge opera oxygen panel personnel Piccard Rechnitzer power supply pressure pressure-compensated primary observation window Project NEKTON propulsion motors relay repair replaced Research San Diego Harbor scaph scientific sea floor sea water Shumaker sonar Sound velocity Sound velocity measurements square feet stroboscopic submarines superstructure surface switch system consists Terni sphere tion tons topside towing transducer TRIESTE program underwater telephone unit valve vertical volts weight wiring