|| The above picture was
taken on Tuesday, March 11, 2003 by site visitor David Sweet.
is a store located in San Diego that, of course, specializes in Scuba
gear. If you're interested in scuba, click through to their site.
It's downright impressive. And yes, that is the actual Seaview
diving bell prop sitting up there. The front third of the bell
(including the access hatch) was originally unbolted and
detached for filming interior scenes--yes, the interior was outfitted
and used in the studio for filming interior
Diving Bell was acquired by Aqua Tech Dive Center in 1992. The Bell was
purchased from Coastal School Of Diving in Oakland California where it had
been stored since it was first purchased at auction. It was placed on Aqua
Tech's roof in 1992 and has since become a San Diego
landmark. Click through to AquaTech's
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea page for
more on the bell.