SEALAB

Navy Comes Up Short

Washington News, July 1964

After only 11 days submerged in the SEALAB vessel, the distinguished aquanauts have called it quits. The SEALAB vessel was intended to be submerged for 21 days. At this time, the Navy have given no explanation for the abrupt scheduling change. Speculators suggest that the vessel encountered damage during Typhoon Alice and it became necessary to send rescue divers to retrieve the aquanauts.

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