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Sailors assigned to Deep Submergence Unit (DSU) Unmanned Vehicles Detachment (UVD) prepare the Super Scorpio.
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Pacific Ocean (May 6, 2004) - Aboard the Military Sealift Command (MSC) special missions ship M/V Kelly Chouest, Sailors assigned to Deep Submergence Unit (DSU) Unmanned Vehicles Detachment (UVD) prepare the "Super Scorpio" remote operated vehicle (ROV) for a salvage dive on an F-14D Tomcat 200 feet beneath the Pacific ocean. The F-14D Tomcat assigned to the "Tomcatters" of Fighter Squadron Thirty One (VF-31), crashed into the ocean approximately two miles west of Point Loma, Calif., during a routine training mission from USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) after experiencing engine trouble. The aircraft was diverted to land at Naval Air Station North Island, but crashed while trying to reach the air station. U.S. Navy photo by Geoffrey Patrick. (RELEASED)

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