Deepest salvage operation [ROV]
Last updated: September 12, 2017 at 20:52 pm
5,273 m (17,300 ft) – Recovery of a U.S. Navy Helicopter (CH-46 Sea Knight), Wake Island, 1992. ROV: CURV III (U.S. Navy). Weight of ROV: 5,715 kg (12,600 lbs). Max. operating depth: 6,096 m (20,000 ft).
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