The Nautilus

The Nautilus

Commissioned by Christopher and Amber-Marie Bently
Lead Artist: Sean Orlando
Operations/ Electrical:David Shulman
Design Engineer: Greg Jones

The Nautilus project is an artistic experiment and collaboration between the Bentlys, Sean Orlando and Five Ton Crane. It is a land-based submarine weighing in at 9000 pounds (dry) with a top speed of 13 mph. The base vehicle is a 2005 Eagle TT8 diesel AWD airport tow tractor, designed to tow 90,000 lbs airplanes. 25′ long, 100″ wide, 11′6″ tall

The Nautilus comes fully equipped with:

  • Harpoon gun water cannon (13 gallons per minute)
  • Hydraulic drive controls
  • GPS navigation
  • Pro-audio
  • ipad/ ipod/ iphone interface controls
  • LED RGB programmable lighting system
  • Library
  • Specimen lab
  • Navigation room
  • Night vision periscope
  • Full bar
  • Poop deck with custom shade canopy
  • Air conditioning
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