I am not getting trained as a pilot on the submarine. It is an expensive and time consuming process and there are several guys doing it in the operations department currently. You must become a Coast Guard certified commercial Captain and it takes a couple of years. I do get to operate most of the systems during testing and maintenance activities but we do not pilot the sub away from the dock. I dove on the Sub last night and performed maintenance on it and the tender/ transfer boat. I dove this new setup Scubapro Full Face Mask with Scubapro S600 second stage on an Atomic ST1 First stage. It worked out well, but I think I will get a hose swivel at the mask.

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