Personal submarine

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A personal submarine is a submarine, usually privately funded and constructed, which is usually primarily intended for recreational use, though some are used also for scientific purposes. Such submarines can be designed from scratch by the builder or built to available plans such as the popular Kittredge K-250 Submarine and K-350 submarines.

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Timeline of deepest dive, solo, in a submarine
Date Depth Sub pilot Sub Notes
1985 914 metres (2,999 ft) Graham Hawkes Deep Rover [1][2]
6 March 2012 8,166 metres (26,791 ft) James Cameron Deepsea Challenger [3]
26 March 2012 10,898 metres (35,755 ft) James Cameron Deepsea Challenger This is the deepest possible dive, diving to the deepest point on Earth, the Challenger Deep. No future dive can best this record, though others can match it.[4]
Timeline of deepest dive, solo, in a submarine, women
Date Depth Sub pilot Sub Notes
1986 1,000 metres (3,300 ft) Sylvia Earle Deep Rover This tied the record set by Graham Hawkes in the same sub.[5][6]

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