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alvin christeningAlvin and Lulu
Alvin's basketalvin overhaul
Atlantis II and Alvinalvin and jason
Alvin and Altantisdiving off alvin
In Alvin's sphereAlvin's arm
Alvin's probeAlvin under water
  
 
Four Decades of Alvin
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Alvin and Altantis
In 1997, the research vessel Atlantis became the support vessel for Alvin, and remains so today. It was the first ship designed to support a range of deep-sea exploration vehicles. The A-frame for submersible handling is visible on the stern. (©Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
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