Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Marine Operations
Vessels and Vehicles - ROV Ventana

The Early Days

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Ventanadelivery.jpg (23248 bytes)When ROV Ventana was delivered by truck from International Submarine Engineering in 1988, the vehicle was rolled into MBARI headquarters at 160 Central Avenue in Pacific Grove. At right, Patrick Whaling (in blue shirt) helps with the move. Below, Chris Grech and Mark Chaffey stop to figure out how best to maneuver the vehicle.

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Last updated: Mar. 07, 2013