A few hours after we crossed the equator, a hoary, old King Neptune rose out of the sea and paid a short visit to Mermaid Sapphire.
This morning the Mermaid Sapphire was two degrees south of the Equator and steaming north toward Guam at 11 knots.
The following is an email from James Cameron to Don Walsh, co-pilot of the Trieste…
Explorer and filmmaker James Cameron is soon to make history on a mission to Earth’s deepest point.
“DEEPSEA CHALLENGER had both booms extended and all her lights blazing,” said underwater photographer Simon Christidis. “I tracked her downward until she was swallowed by the darkness.”