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Expedition 2
Expedition Information
Expedition Leader Surface Vessel Research Equipment
Mike McDowell R/V Akademik Mstislav Keldysh The Submersibles Mir I and Mir II
Mike McDowell, founder and manager of Deep Ocean Expeditions, was the man behind the first ever manned dives to the wreck of the Bismarck. This expedition used manned submersibles.
Expedition carried out by: Deep Ocean Expeditions, Australia
Purpose of Expedition: To take paying passengers and others to the wreck as well as filming the wreck for commercial purpose
Expedition start location: Cobh, Ireland
Expedition start: 5 June 2001
Expedition arrival at wreck site: 7 June 2001
Expedition left wreck site: 15 June 2001
Expedition end: 17 June 2001
Expedition end location: Cobh, Ireland
Number of dives: 8


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