Torrance R. Parker's Career in Deep Diving
Los Angeles Maritime Museum Collection
Object Type:
Prints, photographic
View on underwater television of diver working on submerged pipelines.
Explanation of Details:
Underwater television captured the movements of divers and the underwater environment as they worked far below the water's surface. The television series "Sea Hunt" (1958—1961) made use of this new invention to bring diving into popularity in the high—tech adventure series.
Collection Information:
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Collection Description:
Torrance R. Parker Collection on Commercial and Deep—Sea Diving.

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Description of Photograph:
Color photographic print depicts diver at a submerged pipeline, circa 1960.
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