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

1950 thumbnail picture
Helicopter drills in cooperation with the United States Coast Guard off the Maine Maritime Academy Training Vessel STATE OF MAINE.
Penobscot Bay, Maine 2003 Late June
1951 thumbnail picture
Helicopter drills in cooperation with the United States Coast Guard off the Maine Maritime Academy Training Vessel STATE OF MAINE.
Penobscot Bay, Maine 2003 Late June
1952 thumbnail picture
Helicopter drills in cooperation with the United States Coast Guard off the Maine Maritime Academy Training Vessel STATE OF MAINE.
Penobscot Bay, Maine 2003 Late June
1953 thumbnail picture
Helicopter drills in cooperation with the United States Coast Guard off the Maine Maritime Academy Training Vessel STATE OF MAINE.
Penobscot Bay, Maine 2003 Late June
1954 thumbnail picture
Helicopter drills in cooperation with the United States Coast Guard off the Maine Maritime Academy Training Vessel STATE OF MAINE.
Penobscot Bay, Maine 2003 Late June
1955 thumbnail picture
Approaching Genoa on the containership SEALAND COMMITMENT.
Genoa, Italy 2004 June
1956 thumbnail picture
The containership SEALAND COMMITMENT passing under the Verrazano Narrows Bridge entering New York Harbor. Fort Wadsworth is in the foreground with the Fort Wadsworth Light in the center of the photo.
Staten Island, New York 2004 June
1957 thumbnail picture
The containership SEALAND COMMITMENT entering New York Harbor.
Staten Island, New York 2004 June
1958 thumbnail picture
The containership SEALAND COMMITMENT entering New York Harbor with the New York skyline in the distance.
Staten Island, New York 2004 June
1959 thumbnail picture
Two containerships passing each other at Verrazano Narrows Bridge. The one on the left is outbound.
Staten Island, New York 2004 June
1960 thumbnail picture
Looking forward from the bridge of the SEALAND COMMITMENT at Port Elizabeth container terminal.
Port Elizabeth, New Jersey 2004 June
1961 thumbnail picture
The containership SEALAND COMMITMENT at the pier.
Port Elizabeth, New Jersey 2004 June
1962 thumbnail picture
A lifeboat on the SEALAND COMMITMENT.
Atlantic Ocean 2004 June
1963 thumbnail picture
Looking over containers on the SEALAND COMMITMENT. These containers are 12 deep .
Atlantic Ocean 2004 June
1964 thumbnail picture
Working over the side on a bosun's chair on the SEALAND COMMITMENT somewhere in the Mediterranean.
Atlantic Ocean 2004 June
1965 thumbnail picture
Looking over containers on the SEALAND COMMITMENT. These containers are 12 deep .
Atlantic Ocean 2004 June
1966 thumbnail picture
The containership SEALAND COMMITMENT entering the Straits of Gibraltar.
Straits of Gibraltar 2004 June
1967 thumbnail picture
A containership and tanker outbound in the Straits of Gibraltar.
Straits of Gibraltar 2004 June
1968 thumbnail picture
Beautiful racing schooners carrying all sail.
1969 thumbnail picture
Bulk carrier JOHN L. DONALDSON approaching the Gorge.
Michigan, St. Clair River 1910 June
1970 thumbnail picture
A widjammer with lumber for Sarnia Bay.
Michigan, St. Clair River 1910 June
1971 thumbnail picture
Stern of bulk carrier WILLIAM MATHER safely past the Gorge.
Michigan, St. Clair River 1910 June
1972 thumbnail picture
A schooner in trouble at Robert Landing.
Michigan, St. Clair River 1910 June
1973 thumbnail picture
A sailing ship
1910 ca.
1974 thumbnail picture
Coast Guard Bark EAGLE, the U.S. Coast Guard training vessel.
Florida, Fort Jefferson 2004 May 27
1975 thumbnail picture
Steering gear of the Coast Guard Bark EAGLE, the U.S. Coast Guard training vessel.
Florida, Fort Jefferson 2004 May 27
1976 thumbnail picture
Guided missile destroyer USS ARLEIGH BURKE DDG-51.
Virginia, Norfolk 2004 March 26
1977 thumbnail picture
Coast Guard Cutter BELUGA patrolling Navy base area of Norfolk.
Virginia, Norfolk 2004 March 26
1978 thumbnail picture
Texas Department of Transportation ferry ROBERT C. LANIER in Galveston Bay.
Texas, Galveston Bay 2004 May 13
1979 thumbnail picture
The United States Coast Guard base at Galveston.
Texas, Galveston 2004 May 13
1980 thumbnail picture
Transporting an oil platform in Galveston Bay.
Texas, Galveston 2004 May 13
1981 thumbnail picture
A nuclear submarine at New London.
Connecticut, New London
1982 thumbnail picture
Coast Guard Cutter KNIGHT ISLAND, a 110-foot patrol boat, is homeported in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Mississippi offshore 2005 September 7
1983 thumbnail picture
Canadian Coast Guard buoy tender SIR WILLIAM ALEXANDER assisting in recovery efforts from Hurricane Katrina during Operation UNISON. This was the first time a Canadian Coast Guard ship worked in the Gulf of Mexico.
Mississippi offshore 2005 September 21
1984 thumbnail picture
Sailing catamaran PACIFIC FURY provides ocean experience for tourists at Key West.
Florida, Key West 2004 June 7
1985 thumbnail picture
USNS Hospital Ship COMFORT providing support for Gulf Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Mississippi offshore 2005 September 20
1986 thumbnail picture
USNS Hospital Ship COMFORT providing support for Gulf Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Mississippi offshore 2005 September 20
1987 thumbnail picture
A backup of oil tankers waiting to enter Galveston Bay/Houston Ship Channel following passage of Hurricane Rita.
Texas, Galveston 2005 September 27
1988 thumbnail picture
A backup of oil tankers waiting to enter Galveston Bay/Houston Ship Channel following passage of Hurricane Rita. NOAA Ship THOMAS JEFFERSON is shown as it was instrumental in helping survey and clear shipping channels re-opening the Gulf Coast ports to commerce.
Texas, Galveston 2005 September 20
1989 thumbnail picture
Sea Jet I, the Foxwoods ferry running past the New London Ledge Lighthouse.
Connecticut, New London 2005 May 10
1990 thumbnail picture
The New London -Cross Sound ferry boat SUSAN ANNE.
Connecticut, New London 2005 May 10
1991 thumbnail picture
The New London -Cross Sound ferry boat JOHN H.
Connecticut, New London 2004 November 9
1992 thumbnail picture
Tug and tow in the Inside Passage on the NE side of Vancouver Island.
1993 thumbnail picture
Cruise ships tied up in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
1994 thumbnail picture
LNG carrier KHANNUR
1995 thumbnail picture
Suez Canal as seen from the bridge of the SEALAND COMMITMENT.
Egypt, Suez Canal 2004 July
1996 thumbnail picture
Suez Canal as seen from the bridge of the SEALAND COMMITMENT.
Egypt, Suez Canal 2004 July
1997 thumbnail picture
Containerships waiting to transit the Suez Canal.
Egypt, Suez Canal 2004 July
1998 thumbnail picture
Egyptian fishermen in the Suez Canal.
Egypt, Suez Canal 2004 July
1999 thumbnail picture
Suez Canal as seen from the bridge of the SEALAND COMMITMENT.
Egypt, Suez Canal 2004 July

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