NOAA Photo Library Banner
Takes you to the Top Page Takes you to the About this Site page. Takes you to the Contacts page. Takes you to the HELP page. Takes you to the Credits page. Takes you to the Collections page. Takes you to the search page. Takes you to the Links page.


NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Catalog of Images

1450 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA
Washington, Puget Sound
1451 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship OSCAR ELTON SETTE
Pacific Ocean
1452 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL M. SHIMADA at pier for commissioning ceremony
Washington, Seattle 2010 August 25
1453 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL M. SHIMADA at pier for commissioning ceremony. Seattle Space Needle in background.
Washington, Seattle 2010 August 25
1454 thumbnail picture
Ceremonial cake for commissioning of NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA.
Washington, Seattle 2010 August 25
1455 thumbnail picture
View of NOAA Ship BELL M. SHIMADA prior to commissioning ceremony.
Washington, Seattle 2010 August 25
1456 thumbnail picture
Fisheye view of NOAA Ship BELL M. SHIMADA prior to commissioning ceremony.
Washington, Seattle 2010 August 25
1457 thumbnail picture
Jack flying after commissioning.
Washington, Seattle 2010 August 25
1458 thumbnail picture
Commissioning pennant and NOAA House Flag on NOAA Ship BELL M. SHIMADA.
Washington, Seattle 2010 August 25
1459 thumbnail picture
Ship's bell of NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA
Washington, Seattle 2010 August 25
1460 thumbnail picture
Sailing board of NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA
Washington, Seattle 2010 August
1461 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on Seattle waterfront prior to commissioning ceremony.
Washington, Seattle 2010 August 25
1462 thumbnail picture
Sign proclaiming keel laying ceremony of NOAA Ship BELL M. SHIMADA
Mississippi, Moss Point 2007 June 15
1463 thumbnail picture
Gravestone of fisheries scientist Bell M. Shimada, a World War II veteran. Namesake of the NOAA Ship BELL M. SHIMADA.
1464 thumbnail picture
Preliminary to launching ceremony of NOAA Ship BELL M. SHIMADA, his son Allen Shimada poses with the first commanding officer of the ship next to a poster of his father.
Mississippi, Moss Point 2008 September 26
1465 thumbnail picture
Daughter of BELL M. SHIMADA speaking at christening ceremony of the ship BELL M. SHIMADA.
Mississippi, Moss Point 2008 September 26
1466 thumbnail picture
The NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA at the Moss Point Shipyard on its launching day.
Mississippi, Moss Point 2008 September 26
1467 thumbnail picture
Susan Lautenbacher, wife of NOAA Administrator Conrad Lautenbacher, breaks bottle of champagne on bow of BELL M. SHIMADA christening the ship just prior to launching.
Mississippi, Moss Point 2008 September 26
1468 thumbnail picture
Launch sequence of BELL M. SHIMADA - photo #1
Mississippi, Moss Point 2008 September 26
1469 thumbnail picture
Launch sequence of BELL M. SHIMADA - photo #2
Mississippi, Moss Point 2008 September 26
1470 thumbnail picture
Launch sequence of BELL M. SHIMADA - photo #3
Mississippi, Moss Point 2008 September 26
1471 thumbnail picture
Launch sequence of BELL M. SHIMADA - photo #4
Mississippi, Moss Point 2008 September 26
1472 thumbnail picture
Launch sequence of BELL M. SHIMADA - photo #5
Mississippi, Moss Point 2008 September 26
1473 thumbnail picture
Launch sequence of BELL M. SHIMADA - photo #6
Mississippi, Moss Point 2008 September 26
1474 thumbnail picture
Launch sequence of BELL M. SHIMADA - photo #7
Mississippi, Moss Point 2008 September 26
1475 thumbnail picture
Launch sequence of BELL M. SHIMADA - photo #8
Mississippi, Moss Point 2008 September 26
1476 thumbnail picture
Launch sequence of BELL M. SHIMADA - photo #9
Mississippi, Moss Point 2008 September 26
1477 thumbnail picture
Launch sequence of BELL M. SHIMADA - photo #10
Mississippi, Moss Point 2008 September 26
1478 thumbnail picture
Launch sequence of BELL M. SHIMADA - photo #11
Mississippi, Moss Point 2008 September 26
1479 thumbnail picture
Launch sequence of BELL M. SHIMADA - photo #12
Mississippi, Moss Point 2008 September 26
1480 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on its maiden voyage. Ship traffic in the vicinity of the Panama Canal.
Panama, approaching Panama Canal
1481 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on its maiden voyage. Captain Bridgeman and officers reviewing chart of Panama Canal entrance from Caribbean side.
Panama, approaching Panama Canal
1482 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on its maiden voyage. Fuel barge tied up to BELL M. SHIMADA on Caribbean side of Panama Canal.
Panama
1483 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on its maiden voyage. Fuel barge tied up to BELL M. SHIMADA on Caribbean side of Panama Canal.
Panama
1484 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on its maiden voyage. Colon area.
Panama, approaching Panama Canal
1485 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on its maiden voyage. Colon area.
Panama, approaching Panama Canal
1486 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on its maiden voyage. Bridge watch approaching the Panama Canal. 360 degree view from pilot house.
1487 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on its maiden voyage. Approaching Gatun Lock.
Panama, transiting Panama Canal
1488 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on its maiden voyage. Approaching Gatun Lock.
Panama, transiting Panama Canal
1489 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on its maiden voyage. Off-duty crew playing tourist.
Panama, transiting Panama Canal
1490 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on its maiden voyage. Entering Gatun Lock.
Panama, transiting Panama Canal
1491 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on its maiden voyage. Bringing lines from locomotive to ship for tow through locks.
Panama, transiting Panama Canal
1492 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on its maiden voyage. Looking astern as gate closes.
Panama, transiting Panama Canal
1493 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on its maiden voyage. Locomotive towing BELL M. SHIMADA through Gatun Lock.
Panama, transiting Panama Canal
1494 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on its maiden voyage. Locomotive towing BELL M. SHIMADA through Gatun Lock.
Panama, transiting Panama Canal
1495 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on its maiden voyage. Allen Shimada on ship named for his father, BELL M. SHIMADA, passing through Gatun Lock.
Panama, transiting Panama Canal
1496 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on its maiden voyage. Crew photo while passing through Gatun Lock.
Panama, transiting Panama Canal
1497 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on its maiden voyage.
Panama, transiting Panama Canal
1498 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on its maiden voyage. The end of the Gatun Locks
Panama, transiting Panama Canal
1499 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA on its maiden voyage. The lighthouse at south end of Gatun Locks.
Panama, transiting Panama Canal

PAGES - 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43 | 44 | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | 51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | 55 | 56 | 57 | 58 | 59 | 60 |


Publication of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA),
NOAA Central Library
NOAA Privacy Policy | NOAA Disclaimer
Last Updated:
May 12, 2014