We’re five degrees above the equator, heading almost due north at eleven knots. A strong, steady wind is creating rows of white-capped waves.
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.