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

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Either recovering or deploying Deep Discoverer off the NOAA Ship OKEANOS EXPLORER.
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A squid flies by the robotic arm of Deep Discoverer.
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Deep Discoverer explores a sediment chute cutting through sedimentary beds in an Atlantic canyon.
1982
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Deploying Serios, the mother ship to Deep Discoverer, from the NOAA Ship OKEANOS EXPLORER.
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Deploying Serios, the mother ship to Deep Discoverer, from the NOAA Ship OKEANOS EXPLORER.
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Collage of operations involved in deploying Deep Discoverer including control room and deck operations on NOAA Ship OKEANOS EXPLORER.
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Preparing to deploy Deep Discoverer from the NOAA Ship OKEANOS EXPLORER.
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Deep Discoverer inspecting a talus slope while a squid flies by.
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Either deploying or recovering Deep Discoverer during night operations on the NOAA Ship OKEANOS EXPLORER.
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Deep Discoverer exploring an Atlantic canyon wall.
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Looking at the business end of Deep Discoverer from Serios.
2009 November 9
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NOAA Ship JOHN N. COBB near the end of its service life.
2008 August 13
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NOAA Ship REUBEN LASKER upon delivery at Pascagoula shipyard.
2013 November 8
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NOAA Ship DELAWARE II in the sunset of its career. This ship was decommissioned in September of 2012
2010 January 26
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NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER seen from the USCG test of ARKTOS evacuation craft which is on an ice flow. The ARKTOS is an amphibious craft that can travel on water, ice, or land.
Alaska, north of Point Barrow on the Beaufort Sea 2012 August 13
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NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER in Alaskan waters.
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NOAA Ship JOHN N. COBB at its decommissioning ceremony.
2004 April 27
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NOAA Ship OKEANOS EXPLORER dressed for its commissioning ceremony.
Washington, Seattle Pier 66 2008 August 13
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Northstar 7000 Loran C receiver with computed latitude/longitude values off Southern California.
1982
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Bridge engine controls on NOAA Ship TOWNSEND CROMWELL
1982
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Cramped spaces in the engine room of the NOAA Ship TOWNSEND CROMWELL.
1982
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Navigational sextant on the NOAA Ship TOWNSEND CROMWELL.
1982
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Internvav navigational display on the bridge of the NOAA ship TOWNSEND CROMWELL.
1982
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Bridge radio transceiver on NOAA Ship TOWNSEND CROMWELL.
1982
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Weems plotter, dividers, and chart - standard manual navigational tools. On NOAA Ship TOWNSEND CROMWELL.
1982
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Northstar Loran C receiver with course and distance to waypoint. On NOAA Ship TOWNSEND CROMWELL.
1982
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Cramped spaces in the engine room of the NOAA Ship TOWNSEND CROMWELL.
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Coast Survey Steamer ROBERT J. WALKER.
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Seattle ship base circa 1946
1946
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Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship EXPLORER headed home across the Gulf of Alaska in 1946.
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Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship EXPLORER offshore 1946 in western Aleutians. Launch supporting shore party installing SHORAN navigation site.
Alaska, Attu, Aleutian Islands 1946
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NOAA sanctuary vessel conducting survey operations in New York Harbor following Hurricane Sandy.
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NOAA sanctuary vessel conducting survey operations in New York Harbor following Hurricane Sandy.
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NOAA Ship GORDON GUNTER seen bow on from the air.
2013 May 28
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Port side view of NOAA Ship GORDON GUNTER.
2013 May 28
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NOAA ship OKEANOS EXPLORER seen offshore from a guard tower on Castillo San Felipe del Morro, guarding the entrance to San Juan Harbor.
2015 March
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Sonobuoy tube prepared for deployment on NOAA Ship GORDON GUNTER.
2015 May 28
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Chris Tremblay, from NEFSC, deploying a sonobuoy to listen for sei whales off the stern of the NOAA SHIP GORDON GUNTER.
2015 May 28
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Sei whales with the orange float of the sonobuoy in close proximity.
2015 May 16
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Electronics panel of sonobuoy.
2015 May 28
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Chris Tremblay analyzing the signal coming from the deployed sonobuoy.
2015 May 28
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A defunct sonobuoy out of the aluminum case. The orange float and the round hydrophone (in the upper right corner) attached to the purple netting are seen in this image.
2015 June 3
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The NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA alongside at NOAA's Hatfield Marine Science Center dock during the day.
2015 May 26
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The NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA alongside at NOAA's Hatfield Marine Science Center dock at night.
2015 May 28
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View of NOAA's Hatfield Marine Science Center and NOAA dock as the BELL SHIMADA pulled away from the dock.
2015 May 29
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Retrieving Dr. Bill Schmidt's free vehicle after it's descent to the bottom of the Puerto Rico Trench, nearly an 8500 meter round trip. It was used to measure conductivity and temperature vs. depth on this deployment. Dr. Schmidt is a researcher at the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez.
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Radar display on the bridge of the NOAA Ship OKEANOS EXPLORER.
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The free vehicle on the surface prior to retrieval.
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Data from the test deployment of Dr. Bill Schmidt's free vehicle.
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Rolf Vieten, graduate student at the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez, pressurizing the sphere that is the "guts" of the free vehicle.

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