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Lake Diver Submersibles
Specifications and Purchase Options
 
 

KM-600, KM-250, KM-350  One Man and Two Man Submarine Specifications

Length 12ft (one man) 14ft (two man)

Diameter of Pressure Hull    3 ft

Pressure Hull Material  1/4" gauge ATSM 516 grade 70 PVQ steel
With 1/4" x 1 1/2 x1 1/2 angle frame inserts

Speed 3 knots with 3 h.p. stern motor and two 1/2 h.p.thrusters.

Weight (less operator)  approx 3000 pounds

Reserve Buoyancy     600 pounds

Power Source   Eight  85 ampere marine batteries (one man) Ten batteries (two Man)
 Mounted into two external pressure proof pods

Submerged duration    0ne hour forty five minutes without air
 revitalization equipment.

Variable Ballast tank mounted under center of sub

Two external fiberglass free flooding main ballast tanks

Conning tower has five acrylic viewports four in trunk and one in hatch.

Bottom view port   16" diameter 2 1/2" thick acrylic lens

Optional (two man model)  two side viewing acrylic lens for passenger

Valves    Sea and stop Worcester ball valves

Two emergency external drop lead weights   250 lbs each
 
 
 
 
 

Optional Equipment
Directional  depth sounder and search sonar
Underwater Hydraphone
Air revitalization equipment (scrubber) 8 hour duration with O2 injection
 and CO2  removal  Plus 72 hour emergency life support
Tandem axle trailer
Underwater lighting
Mechanical claw

We have Blueprints for available for the KM350 Models only
 These blueprints cover all specifications for parts and materials needed to build these
 submarines. Along with assembly intructions.

Items Needed for Building a Submarine

Access to a Machine shop
Access to a Welding shop or welder (Mig welding Mostly)
Ability to read blueprints would be helpful

BLUEPRINT Costs

 KM 350 plans sell for $350.00
 
 
 

THE FOLLOWING IS A PRICE LIST OF OUR SUBMERSIBLES
 that we can manufacture for you.

                                    Available Purchase Options

    Basic bare bones submersible (KM-250)
                Submersible less optional equipment........$100,000.00 US$

                Fully loaded submersible (KM-250)
                Submersible with all option equipment....$120,000.00 US$
 
 
 

  Basic bare bones submersible (KM-350)
                Submersible less optional equipment....$120,000.00 US$

                Fully loaded submersible (KM-350)
                Submersible with all option equipment.....$160,000.00 US$
 
 
 

  Basic bare bones submersible (KM-600)
                Submersible less optional equipment.......$150,000.00 US$

                Fully loaded submersible (KM-600)
                Submersible with all option equipment...$220,000.00 US$
 

    The above prices are for submersibles manufactured completly at our facility in New York state.
Note: Does not  include shipping
                                                                                Regards John Maynard