This yellow tank is an oxygen cylinder used in the system to pressurize the crew’s cabin spaces. It is in remarkably good condition with the writing still legible.

This yellow tank is an oxygen cylinder used in the system to pressurize the crew’s cabin spaces. It is in remarkably good condition with the writing still legible. Image courtesy of NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas.

Download high-resolution version (jpg, 1 Mb)

 

Related Links

Mission Log: July 9: Discovering a World War II B-29 Superfortress

2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer