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Build : 2006?? by ???
Proteus is not a every-day ship, actually, Proteus is everything but a ship. Its a WAM-V…a what????…..A WAM-V: a Wave Adaptive Modular Vessel.
And what’s that??? in short: the hulls of a WAM-V™ conform to the surface of the water. A WAM-V does not push, slap or pierce the waves.
For more & exact info, see HERE.
Impressive technology, I grant you that. But I do have to see the first real-world application for it.
And I think it looks like a Daddy-Long-Leg on waterskies.