1974 – SNURRE ROV – (Norwegian)
SNURRE I, built by Myrens Verksted A/S and the Continental Shelf Institute (IKU), Norway, has four electro-hydraulically powered thrusters and is fitted with one manipulator. It has hydraulic reserves for one more manipulator or other tools. SNURRE I had been in operation since 1974 and has been used for a variety of missions ranging from detailed surveying to search and recovery of debris. – by M. Hovland.
Now disused, the remains of the Operations facility.
See other early Underwater Robots here.
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