Category Archives: Articles

The first mini submarines – Part 1

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Mini-submarine (submersible) – is a habituated subaquatic apparatus with water displacement of not more than 150 tonnes. The crews of such vessels are normally not exceeding 9 men. In most cases, the submersibles are launched from the support vessels. The mini subs became widely popular during WWII but not everyone knows that the history of...
Read More

Expeditions 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

The busy year 2016 has gone by and it is past time we shared some plans for 2017. New year, new start, new plans.  Below we list our aimed international expeditions and projects, planned for the year 2017 in collaboration with the Underwater Research Center of Russian Geographical Society.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

HMS Olympus (N 35)

Odin-class British...
Read More

THE LOSS AND AFTERMATH OF H.M. SUBMARINE P36

H.M. Submarine P36, had a very short life. She left Portsmouth for Gibraltar in December 1941, then proceeded to join the famous 10th Submarine Flotilla at Malta (15 January 1942), which played so much havoc with convoys bound for North Africa during WWII. P36 was sunk on April 1, 1942.

Read More

Richie Kohler for “The mystery of Britannic” project

Recently we’ve been working on the finishing touches on the canvas of the “The mystery of Britannic” project. As we’ve mentioned before, research vessel U-Boat Navigator with her crew embarked on another month-long expedition to the Kea Channel, the place where the “Britannic”, a hospital ship of his Majesty met her destiny in 1916. For one month the crew and a team of professional divers were engaged in this extremely engrossing project. Both, Triton 3300/3 and Triton 3300/1 MD were highly involved in the process of filming the conclusive shots.

Read More

Launching the Tritons. Timelapse

Here’s another fantastic video made by the BBC reporters Paul Francis and Andrew Bomford, aboard U-Boat Navidator in Greece in June 2016.

Here you can watch the teamwork of our crew while launching the subs. It’s not an easy job – on some days the crew even has to do it several times a day. To ensure the safety of the subs and pilots every step is controlled by the members of the crew. It takes a while to build a great team and we were very lucky to have built it by now aboard our research vessel U-Boat Navigator.

Firsthand report on diving to HMHS Britannic

Now that we are back to filming in our home waters in Malta, we’d like to present a throwback video, from when the representatives of the BBC visited our research vessel. Here’s an interview with our Triton 3300/3 submersible pilot Dmitry Tomashov. Dmitry tells us about the standard procedures before diving, talks about his experience and about...
Read More

TOP