July 15, 2013
The Antipodes isn’t EXACTLY a yellow submarine; it’s a yellow manual human-occupied submersible. On June 18th, the R/V Pelican tended the Antipodes at platform ST 185 B to allow Dr. Paul Sammarco to conduct surveys of corals and other marine life on the platform’s pilings. A CBS news film crew rode along to observe and document the expedition.
View the news story here: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_162-57593193/unused-oil-rig-becomes-underwater-garden-of-eden/