We are well into the teardown phase of the project. All of the fiberglass fairings are removed and we are starting to remove the syntactic foam that is in all of the dead space in the design. The two big balls are the variable ballast tanks, they fill up partially with water to provide trim[…]
Scott reluctantly poses for the first of many, many bolts to be removed. The plan is to take Pisces completely apart this week and separate the personnel sphere from the rest of the sub. From there the 7000 pound sphere will be sandblasted, primed and painted.
Pisces looking good in her new home. The lights are set up and we are ready to take her apart.
It was a late night working on the new submarine shop, but we are ready for the concrete pour. This will soon be Pisces’ new home as she undergoes refit. The concrete is double reinforced to accommodate the sub. Eventually this will be a 3,000 foot state of the art shop complete with a[…]
I am proud to announce I am the owner of Pisces VI. A 8,300 foot deep diving submarine that made countless discoveries of deep water life that has changed the way we look at our oceans today. I am in the process of building a new state of the art shop and have put together[…]
Here we are checking out Pisces for the first time. The good folks at International Underwater Contractors let us crawl all over her.