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NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Catalog of Images

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Fire hose nozzles used as weights to keep current meter vertical when streamed below current meter buoy.
1968
2601 thumbnail picture
Deploying current meter buoy with meter attached off ESSA Ship DAVIDSON.
1968
2602 thumbnail picture
Deploying current meter buoy with meter attached off ESSA Ship DAVIDSON.
1968
2603 thumbnail picture
Deploying current meter buoy with meter attached off ESSA Ship DAVIDSON.
1968
2604 thumbnail picture
Area near HI-FIX navigation station just north of the United States/Mexico border.
1968
2605 thumbnail picture
Site of HI-FIX navigation station just north of the United States/Mexico border. Antenna to left of building. Building houses electronics and living quarters for electronics technician monitoring and servicing equipment.
1968
2606 thumbnail picture
Interior of living quarters and electronics shelter for electronics technician monitoring HI-FIX navigation station for duration of hydrographic survey.
1968
2607 thumbnail picture
Approaching offshore rock at low tide in order to determine position. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
Alaska, Keku Strait 1967
2608 thumbnail picture
Landing on offshore rock at low tide. Officer being passed sextant in order to position rock by three-point sextant fix. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
Alaska, Keku Strait 1967
2609 thumbnail picture
Preparing to position offshore rock at low tide by three-point sextant fix. Ensign Charlie Molyneaux with sextant. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
Alaska, Keku Strait 1967
2610 thumbnail picture
Officer attempting to find and identify signal for three-point sextant fix. Ensign Charlie Molyneaux with sextant. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
Alaska, Keku Strait 1967
2611 thumbnail picture
Officer taking three-point sextant fix while launch crew awaits results. Note horizontal position of sextant. Ensign Charlie Molyneaux with sextant. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
Alaska, Keku Strait 1967
2612 thumbnail picture
Officer reading sextant angle for one angle of three-point sextant fix. Ensign Charlie Molyneaux with sextant. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
Alaska, Keku Strait 1967
2613 thumbnail picture
Rock with tide rising just before launch departs. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
Alaska, Keku Strait 1967
2614 thumbnail picture
Cutting signal cloth for draping a hydrographic signal with. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2615 thumbnail picture
Preparing to jump ashore from launch at low tide for survey operations. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2616 thumbnail picture
Preparing to erect visual hydrographic signal. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2617 thumbnail picture
Erecting visual hydrographic signal. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2618 thumbnail picture
Erecting visual hydrographic signal. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2619 thumbnail picture
Erecting visual hydrographic signal. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2620 thumbnail picture
Preparing to take three-point sextant fix prior to Nansen cast for water sampling station. This is done to calibrate the fathometers for velocity of sound in sea water. Ensign Charlie Molyneaux with sextant. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
Alaska, Saginaw Bay 1967
2621 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Melvin Maki preparing to secure Nansen bottle to wire. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
Alaska, Saginaw Bay 1967
2622 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Melvin Maki securing Nansen bottle to wire. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
Alaska, Saginaw Bay 1967
2623 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Melvin Maki securing Nansen bottle to wire. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
Alaska, Saginaw Bay 1967
2624 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Melvin Maki securing Nansen bottle to wire. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
Alaska, Saginaw Bay 1967
2625 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Melvin Maki checking wire during Nansen cast. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
Alaska, Saginaw Bay 1967
2626 thumbnail picture
Retrieving Nansen cast. Bottle in flopped position which "freezes" thermometer reading and secures water sample. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
Alaska, Saginaw Bay 1967
2627 thumbnail picture
Retrieving Nansen cast. Bottle in flopped position which "freezes" thermometer reading and secures water sample. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
Alaska, Saginaw Bay 1967
2628 thumbnail picture
Retrieving Nansen cast. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2629 thumbnail picture
Retrieving Nansen cast. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2630 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Melvin Maki obtaining water sample for determing salinity and specific gravity. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2631 thumbnail picture
Determining specific gravity of sea water. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2632 thumbnail picture
Launch lunch on its way to the survey launches. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2633 thumbnail picture
Survey launch alongside ESSA ship PATTON.
1967
2634 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Melvin Maki on starboard outboard side of launch as launch prepares to leave ship for day's survey work. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2635 thumbnail picture
Survey launch underway of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2636 thumbnail picture
Coxswain of survey launch waiting for orders. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2637 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Melvin Maki plotting three-point sextant fix with three arm protractor. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2638 thumbnail picture
Officer plotting three-point sextant fix. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2639 thumbnail picture
Officer plotting three-point sextant fix. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2640 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Melvin Maki checking sounding volume prior to plotting three-point sextant fix. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2641 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Melvin Maki plotting soundings on boat sheet. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2642 thumbnail picture
Checking the boat sheet on survey launch. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2643 thumbnail picture
Launch engineer tending boat on sunny warm day while shore party installs tide gage. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
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Launch engineer tending boat on sunny warm day while shore party installs tide gage. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2645 thumbnail picture
Launch cruising ahead of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2646 thumbnail picture
A short break for an angleman during lunch break. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
2647 thumbnail picture
Two hydrographic signals and a launch are visible in this beautiful picture of a sunny summer day with mist on the mountains. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
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Skiff headed to island to tear down signal. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967
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Rock ledges showing at high tide. Operations of ESSA Ship PATTON.
1967

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