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Down the Hatch

Down the Hatch

April 22, 2006

It took two weeks for eight members of the Alvin Group to remove thousands of bolts, hoses, panels, and the submersible’s 6-foot titanium personnel sphere during its periodic overhaul in Woods Hole. The six-month overhaul occurs about every three years. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

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