Deep-Sea Submersible Alvin, Discoverer of the Titanic, To Be Replaced…

The NY Times has a piece today » 8/26/08 10:30am 8/26/08 10:30am about the monumental task of forging a pressure hull out of raw titanium to be used in the replacement for the legendary Alvin, the Navy's only currently operational deep-sea scientific sub that first explored the wreckage of the Titanic. Where Alvin could dive 2.4 miles down, its…