The Calypso underwater camera is named after this ship
Class and type: British Yard Minesweeper
Calypso ” Maquette bateau “.
Calypso Ship Model is a British Royal Navy, converted into research ship. Therefore, the researcher name was Mr. Jacques Cousteau.
All the above, Calypso Ship Model was build by te ballard Marine railway company, in seattle, Washington.
In addition, She was commissioned into the Royal Navy in February 1943 as HMS J-826.
After that, she was laid up at Malta, after the end of world War 2.
Finaly, She was towed to the Maritime Museum of La Rochelle.
Most importantly, Calypso carried advanced equipment. Including one- and two-man mini submarines developed by Cousteau.
In conclusion, On 8 January 1996, a barge accidentally rammed Calypso and sank her in the port of Singapore.
Meanwhile, she was raised by a 230-foot (70 m) crane, patched, and pumped dry.
Therefore, She was caring the following: two mini sub marines, saucers, under water scooters.
Moreover, Underwater camera is named after this ship.
Nevertheless, One of the more unusual explore involving the ship was a survey of Abu Dhabi.
On the other hand, Cousteau on behalf of British Petroleum (BP) in 1954 – the first and last time used for oil survey.