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thunderball mini-subs

Sun Jun 21, 2020 7:21 pm

Thought this was interesting. Shows some pics on making one of the thunderball mini-subs. The manta ray was a cowling over an Italian made (Cos.Mo.S) Seahorse-II two-man SDV: ... movie.html

Seahorse 1 wetsub: ... iot.htmlou

You can poke around to other pages like the history of Seal delivery wet-subs: ... Mod-0.html
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Re: thunderball mini-subs

Mon Jun 22, 2020 1:18 pm

or... as they were originally known SWIMMER Delivery Vehicles. Just an FYI, when referring to The Teams, it's SEAL (all caps)

Sutton has a ton of historical sub stuff, fun site to poke around.

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