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Will Forman Navy submersible film collection

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45 digital objects.


Forty-five digitally reformatted films from the collection of Will Forman on U.S. Navy submersibles, particularly the development of Deep Jeep at the Naval Ordnance Test Station (NOTS) at China Lake, California. The collection also includes footage of Deep View; Denise, the Cousteau soucoupe submersible; and travel in Japan and Japanese submersible technologies.

Willis "Will" R. Forman was a submersible designer, engineer, and project manager at the Naval Undersea Research & Development Center in San Diego, California. He participated in the development of the Deep Jeep and Deep View submersibles in the 1960s.

Creation Date
  • between 1960 and 1971
Location Of Originals

From the Will Forman Navy submersible film collection. SMC 190. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.

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