Was the Seaview a real submarine?

By: Aman LakhianUpdated: February 15, 2021


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Seaview, a fictional privately owned nuclear submarine, was the setting for the 1961 motion picture Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, starring Walter Pidgeon, and later for the 1964–1968 ABC television series of the same title.

So, can a submarine fly?

A flying submarine, submersible aircraft or aerosub is a combination of a seaplane and a submarine. It is supposed to be able both to fly and to travel under water. Starting from the surface of water is also intended.

What was the name of the submarine on Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea?


Do submarines Windows?

No, Navy submarines don't have windows or portholes so the crew can watch undersea life. Submarines have only periscopes for outside vision, and those are only used close to the surface, a periscope depth (PD).

What was the last episode of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea?

No Way Back


What happened to the cast of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea?

Richard Basehart, who played Adm. Harriman Nelson, died in 1984. Sadly, the fourth Seaview crew member, actor Delbert Monroe, died just this past summer. Monroe, who played Kowalski, was the only one who also starred in the 1961 film that launched the series.

What's the first name of Admiral Nelson on TV's Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea?

The name of the futuristic nuclear submarine commanded by Admiral Harriman Nelson (Richard Basehart) on the 1964 - 1968 U.S. TV series "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea" was S.S.R.N. Seaview. It was a fictional nuclear submarine that was privately owned and operated to do good for all of humanity.

How many seasons of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea?


Can submarines shoot down aircraft?

The addition of SAMs for submarines does not provide a significant tactical advantage. They would probably only be used as a last-ditch defense. The presence (or potential presence) of submarine-launched SAMs may alter air tactics. So, yes - a submarine could shoot down an aircraft.

How did ww2 submarines get air?

By making use of chemical reactions via heating Saltpeter, peroxides, or even liquid oxygen, WWII era submarines went thru a multitude of processes that stem from ancient techniques. The most notable technique that was incorporated in submarines was the air exchange system typically found on a snorkel.

How deep can submarines go?

What the Navy can tell you is that their submarines can submerge deeper than 800 feet. But they don't go as deep as the research subs that explore the seafloor.

How do submarines go under water?

To control their displacement, submarines have ballast tanks, which can hold varying amounts of water and air. For general submersion or surfacing, submarines use the forward and aft tanks, called Main Ballast Tanks (MBT), which are filled with water to submerge or with air to surface.

Can satellites see submarines?

30 years ago, yes, using a RORSAT (satellite with radar), IF the submarine operated fast enough, and shallow enough to leave a wake, and the ocean was calm enough that you could detect it.

Who built the first submarine?

Cornelis Drebbel
Cesare Laurenti

Can an aircraft carrier fly?

It Was a Total Disaster. Nearly a hundred years ago the U.S. Navy asked a question: if airplanes can fly through the air, why couldn't a vessel carrying them fly through the air as well? The result was the Akron-class airships, the only flying aircraft carriers put into service in any country.