MT6 a working hypothesis

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MT6 a working hypothesis

Post by rjw » Wed May 29, 2013 2:03 pm

https://vimeo.com/67108591
A short video to share some recent research.
Interesting stuff.
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Re: MT6 a working hypothesis

Post by spatman » Wed May 29, 2013 2:54 pm

Very cool. How deep is the "new" MT6?
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Re: MT6 a working hypothesis

Post by LCF » Wed May 29, 2013 3:07 pm

Wow -- Dan does such great videos! And the stuff that's being done now, by multiple people, with all the side-scan mapping of the bottom of our waterways, is generating some fascinating data.

They didn't say at what depth this "new" wreck lies -- I wonder if they plan to dive it, or if the ROV in the last scene is what's gathering the photo data?
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Re: MT6 a working hypothesis

Post by Jan K » Wed May 29, 2013 3:17 pm

Very convincing hypothesis, great video.

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Re: MT6 a working hypothesis

Post by CaptnJack » Wed May 29, 2013 3:23 pm

LCF wrote:They didn't say at what depth this "new" wreck lies


That area of Elliott Bay is ~120m, so sadly in the 400ft+ range. Only slightly more dive-able than the Dix.
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Post by Scubie Doo » Wed May 29, 2013 3:52 pm

Jan K wrote:Very convincing hypothesis, great video.


+1, well done.

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Post by kdupreez » Wed May 29, 2013 4:37 pm

Awesome video!! nice work Ben and Dan!

I think this was at around 569fsw
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Post by John Rawlings » Wed May 29, 2013 6:18 pm

Another excellent video - exactly what can be expected from the MDS!
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Re: MT6 a working hypothesis

Post by Joshua Smith » Wed May 29, 2013 7:05 pm

CaptnJack wrote:
LCF wrote:They didn't say at what depth this "new" wreck lies


That area of Elliott Bay is ~120m, so sadly in the 400ft+ range. Only slightly more dive-able than the Dix.


I'm told that its closer to 600 fsw.
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Re: MT6 a working hypothesis

Post by Mortuus » Wed May 29, 2013 9:04 pm

Wow, fantastic work guys! I don't know what else to say. This sort of stuff gets me SO excited for wreck diving and exploration!

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Re: MT6 a working hypothesis

Post by CaptnJack » Wed May 29, 2013 10:24 pm

Joshua Smith wrote:
I'm told that its closer to 600 fsw.


Sigh, so close yet so far.
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Re: MT6 a working hypothesis

Post by Joshua Smith » Wed May 29, 2013 11:20 pm

CaptnJack wrote:
Joshua Smith wrote:
I'm told that its closer to 600 fsw.


Sigh, so close yet so far.


Exactly. I keep thinking about it, but the negatives outweigh the positives by too much.
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Re: MT6 a working hypothesis

Post by rjw » Thu May 30, 2013 10:30 am

LCF wrote:. They didn't say at what depth this "new" wreck lies -- I wonder if they plan to dive it, or if the ROV in the last scene is what's gathering the photo data?

All dimensional and photo data has been gathered via ROV,sonar,etc. Any further exploration will be conducted in the same manner.
We (MDS) have no plans to conduct any dive ops on this target.
Thanks for the interest and Stay tuned for further info!
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Re: MT6 a working hypothesis

Post by Tom Nic » Fri May 31, 2013 8:20 am

So cool... Fabulous video guys, and great work!
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