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Mike and a fellow American butt heads with one another, when a truck accident dumps poison and debris on top of Mike's assistant. Making this even more critical is the location - the water supply reservoir of a South American city.
After discovering a sunken Japanese submarine, the amateur skin diver who found it goes violently berserk. Mike follows suit, after resuscitating him and they both wind up in the hospital. Mike returns to the submarine to see if it is leaking nerve gas and if so to try and seal the holes, till the US Navy can properly handle its dangerous cargo.moreless
While Mike is helping a friend test a new mini-submarine, the daughter of a Soviet scientist approaches him about rescuing her Father from behind the Iron Curtain. Mike turns her and the US government agent with her down flat. Later, though, Mike becomes a one man commando team, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, when he boards an Eastern block ship. One additional issue is no one was able to tell her Father Mike is coming to spirit him to the West.moreless
Mike finds himself with a free day (at least job wise). This gives him a choice between needed underwater work on his boat or joining his friend, Dick Talbot, on Catalina Island. While Mike chooses work over the blonds and fun, two men offer (at gun point) Mike a job he simply can't refuse. They want him to retrieve a sunken package, which Mike suspects is narcotics (heroin). Mike realizes once he gives them the "junk," they'll kill him. How can Mike save both the lives of hundreds (if not thousands) of Americans, as well as his own?moreless
A dock fire is rapidly approaching a warehouse for a chemical company, which has an explosive 30 time more powerful by weight than TNT and they have half a ton of it (or about 15 tons of TNT). Already one man is dead trying to reach the chemicals, which can be made safe with by getting it soaking wet. Will Mike risks his life to save a sizable part of town and the lives of hundreds, if not thousands of men, women, and children. The fire chief thinks Mike is their only hope, as the only approach seems to be underwater and up through a pipe that goes to the warehouse.moreless
Mike and a female radiation safety expert work to remove a dangerously radioactive capsule from a sunken ship before it kills them both from its gamma rays.
When a casino robbery gone wrong intersects with two of Mike's former students (a doctor and his wife), it means Mike is again in a dangerous and life threatening situation. Can Mike save himself and his two former students?
Mike goes after an egocentric movie star who critically injures a female friend and co-worker of his in a hit-and-fun speedboat accident. Her injuries may require the doctors to remove her leg, arm, or she might even die.
While checking the underwater security of a new dam, Mike discovers both a bomb that has been placed in an intake valve and a conspiracy that ends a best friend friendship.
A scientific society hires Mike to obtain fossil samples from a newly-discovered underwater cavern for the purpose of authentication. It becomes clear someone is trying to commit a fraud. Mike risks his life to discover who it is trying either to discredit a paleontologist or put one over on the scientific world.moreless
While on job field testing a new device called a "Dual Sweep Transducer," common name fish-finder, Mike crosses path with a Mexican fishing village without fish, except for one man. Using the ship ("Sonar Queen") equipment, Mike finds the fish and then goes into sale mode to save the fisherman and sell the community on new technology.moreless
While working on a project to formulate a safety code for skin divers, Mike meets up with an old flame who has her own safety issues while skin diving. She is trying to combine skin diving with her job as a photographer, but needs a portfolio and wants Mike's help in shooting a sunken barge off the coast of Mexico. Her impatience brings both Mike and her to the brink of death.moreless
After Mike turns down an offer to work with a pair of men who run a deep sea salvage company because of their past, Mike's assistant on his current job agrees to work for them. Mike joins the three men on a treasure hunt for gold, as Mike wants to keep his former young assistant safe from harm.moreless
After jewelery from a sunken yacht ("Sea Wind") and two dead divers appear, the police ask Mike to investigate this possible case of murder.
A young skin diver goes missing and as Mike starts finding clues to his fate, the District Attorney goes after a man Mike feels is innocent of the charges. It is up to Mike to find out the truth and help free a man held on suspicion of murder.
A husband and wife team steal and then ransom some computer tapes necessary to a plant's operations. A clue tells Mike that the culprits are members of a dive club.
A mining company flies Mike 1,500 miles inland to survey a collapsed and partly flooded mine. They're trying to decide the best way to reopen the mine. During his first dive, Mike hears noises that lead him to an air pocket where two men barely are surviving. One of the miners feels there is only enough air left in the cave for 10, maybe 20 minutes. Mike has only enough air to take one of the miners out. Who will go with Mike? Who stays and hopes (with only one miner breathing the air) he'll be able to survive until Mike returns? How will they decide who lives and who risks death?moreless
The police ask Mike for his thoughts on a man whose wife didn't resurface after photographing a shipwreck. The husband says she simply went deeper than she could handle. Examining the couple's photos, Mike realizes the man''s lying. To get a confession, Mike fools him into believing they can retrieve her body from 500 feet down.moreless
Mike, while on a job for the Greek government, runs afoul of a local sponge diver. He is trying to protect his discovery of an ancient and valuable statue in an underwater cave. The diver and his girlfriend use English mines disguised to look like WWII Nazi mines to protect their find.moreless
Diving for sponges off of Florida, Mike hears bells as a fierce current tries to force him into a cave. He barely escapes death, but learns many other divers have met their demise after being lured in by an evil mermaid. Obsessed with solving the mystery, Mike is determined to dive again.moreless
While looking for a rare fish in the West Indies, the US Government loses the nose cone of a test ICBM missile. Can Mike find and recovery it before enemy agents find it or him?
A radioactive knife and fish convince a pair of prospectors there's uranium underwater. They bring in Mike to scour the seabed with a Geiger counter and find the deposit. Rather than celebrating, one of the men becomes suspicious of his partner and Mike, convinced they're plotting to steal his claim.
Mike witness a supposed serpent chasing a boat on the Red Sea. He puts on his diving gear and investigates, finding the "serpent" to be a large tube filled with stolen explosive fuel meant for a local missile base. Mike's has to act fast to prevent a submarine from making off with the dangerous and valuable cargo from the spies.moreless
Mike dives to see how a woman escapes from a locked truck at the bottom of a lake. Watching a near-tragedy underwater, he takes his concerns to Harry Baldwin, the head of the carnival show. The girl's life is placed in serious danger when Harry sabotages the trick in revenge for her falling in love with another man.moreless
Mike investigates a sunken freighter for an insurance company and to search for an earlier diver who never resurfaced. The salvage ship operator he hires to transport him wants the wreck all to himself. Not hesitating to kill again, he refills one of the air tanks with deadly carbon monoxide.
Mike has to fight one of his heroes, when working with the US Coast Guard on a scientific and military test of underwater sound. The US Navy and the US Coast Guard believe underwater speaking tubes exist and are testing on between the India Ocean and the Caribbean.
Unfortunately this tube comes out close to a nation hostile to the USA. The local naval commander accuses Mike and the Coast Guard of spying and tries to stop them and enlists the help of a world famous marine scientist and hero to Mike Nelson.moreless