In addition to Surveyor, we are also developing other sophisticated data acquisition tools designed especially for work on the Banks including a specially engineered side scan sonar, a unique differential global positioning transmitter and an acoustic positioning system for archeological work that will allow us to quickly and accurately map, type and record artifacts as we recover them.

Steve Ladd prepares for a dive (upper left) while Crayton Fenn gets a closer look at a Spanish soldier (upper right). The bottom four photographs show several artifacts recovered from a shipwreck in the Rio de la Plata.

Surveyor is particularly suited to shallow water surveys far from shore. She has a draft of less than three feet with four Caterpillar 600 horsepower engines and Hamilton jet drives.

Eduardo Tutor Reviewing the Ships Log