ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2399Date:06/25/91
Cruise:AII-125Leg:27
Chief Scientist:MULLINEAUXOperations Area:FIEBERLING SEAMOUNT
Latitude:32-25.9NLongitude:127-47.5W
Pilot:R. GrieveObserver 1:Lauren Mullineaux
Observer 2:Carla Curren
Launch Time:0803Time Submerged:8:24
Time on Surface:1627Bottom Time:
Depth:480 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:ONRData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette(s)
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:3 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Soft sediment, Sponges, Urchins, Other(NO)Sampled:ALVIN navigation(not too good)
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:BOB GRIEVE'S FIRST DIVE AS QUALIFIED PILOT; all dive objectives accomplished; NAV and Sonar pooped out; successful recovery of lost mooring accomplished only through a heroic last-ditch effort by pilot.