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

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NOAA Launch 1257. Roaring home up the St. Marks River after a day's work in the Gulf.
St. Marks River, Florida 1976
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RAINIER survey launch climbs out of trough in 15-foot seas. Off the Big Island of Hawaii.
South coast of the island of Hawaii 1980
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RAINIER survey launch in trough in 15-foot seas. Off the Big Island of Hawaii.
South coast of the island of Hawaii 1980
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RAINIER launch secured off ship.
South coast of the island of Hawaii 1980
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Survey launch aground waiting for a tow. Off NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER. Lt. (j.g.) Betsy Crozier and Jimmy Kruger
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Oh well .... # 3 of photo sequence. NOAA Ship MT. MITCHELL
Norfolk, Virginia 1975?
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Hydrographic spelunkers - cave exploration by boat. Getting a fix.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands
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Whaleboat off PATHFINDER. A stormy day
Alaska, Kamishak Bay, Cook Inlet 1969
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Rigid Inflatable Hull Boat off MALCOLM BALDRIGE.
Off Miami, Florida 1991
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Zodiac off DISCOVERER.
Mid-Pacific
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Note bow of Boston whaler. Debating landing on Station WEST - Thatch Cay. Discretion prevailed - returned on a calmer day. Boat off NOAA Ship WHITING.
West end of Thatch Cay, U.S. Virgin Islands 1975
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Shorty Fuentes, coxswain on Boston whaler. Heading away from Station WEST - Thatch Cay. Off NOAA Ship WHITING
West end of Thatch Cay, U.S. Virgin Islands 1975
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Headed out for a day's work. Off of Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship SURVEYOR.
Sledge Island, Norton Sound, Alaska 1967
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NOAA Launch 1255 working on current surveys.
Maine 1971?
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Jumping off Station PELICAN to bow of Boston Whaler. Seaman Santiago coxswain, Lt. A. Theberge on bow. After a day of observing range-azimuth hydrography. Off NOAA Ship WHITING.
Pelican Cay, U.S. Virgin Islands 1975
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Whaleboat off SURVEYOR, Bob Rojecki coxswain. Picking up sick crewman from missile tracking vessel.
Eastern Pacific 1970
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Boston whaler off NOAA Ship PEIRCE. Pickup at end of day. Boat off of NOAA Ship PEIRCE
Bahama Islands, Eleuthera Island 1984
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Not much of a lee, Captain! LCDR Dave Waltz, bowhook. PEIRCE launch. Photo 1 of sequence
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
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Sometimes you need a little help. LCDR Dave Waltz, bowhook. PEIRCE launch. Photo 2 of sequence
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
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Hanging on when the slack comes out. LCDR Dave Waltz, bowhook. PEIRCE launch. Photo 3 of sequence
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
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Out of the water and mousing the hook. LCDR Dave Waltz, bowhook. PEIRCE launch. Photo 4 of sequence
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
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Lt. Dale Ross, bowhook on PE-1. PEIRCE launch.
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
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Boat tied alongside.
Alaska
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I always liked playing in the mud. Landing for trek to shore station.
Alaska, Chinitna Bay, Cook Inlet
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Plastic pig waiting for pickup on a rolly Georgia day.
Georgia coast 1974
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Aborted landing. PE-2 off NOAA Ship PEIRCE.
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
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Plastic pig surfing down swell waiting for pickup.
Georgia coast 1974
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Boston whaler outfitted for shallow water hydrography. LCDR Dave Waltz with hat, Coxswain Rindy. Off NOAA Ship PEIRCE
Penobscot Bay, Maine 1985
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We love this tropical weather. Lieutenant Maureen Kenney on right. Off NOAA Ship DAVIDSON
Southeast Alaska
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Whoops!!! Hung up at high tide with a 30-foot tide. Off NOAA Ship DAVIDSON
Southeast Alaska
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Misery loves company. Off NOAA Ship DAVIDSON.
Southeast Alaska
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Lt. Dale Ross, bowhook on PE-1. Launch off PEIRCE.
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
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Too much power - too little sense.
Imuya Bay, Alaska
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Waterskiing champion - Launch used for shoal hydrography in Barataria Bay. Plotting table on bow of boat.
Louisiana, Barataria Bay 1935
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Launch HELIANTHUS.
Nuka Bay area, Alaska 1928
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Launch WILDCAT. 550' cliff in Palisade Lagoon--20 fathom depth.
Nuka Bay area, Alaska 1927
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Landing on Necker Island. Station for World Longitude Network.
Necker Island, Mid-Pacific 1928
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Landing on Necker Island. Station for World Longitude Network.
Necker Island, Mid-Pacific 1928
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Landing over coral reef.
Philippines 1932?
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Surf-landing on boulder beach.
Semispochnoi Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 1949
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36' hydro launch with 30' shoran antenna.
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Lowering launch off PIONEER.
1941
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Launch RITTER on combined operations. Project from Brunswick, GA, to Jacksonville, FL.
Georgia - Florida coast 1934
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Landing on Amlia Island. Boat off PIONEER.
Alaska, Amlia Island, Aleutian Islands 1941
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Launch PRATT. PRATT was serving as Radio Acoustic Ranging station. Working in Gulf of Mexico with HYDROGRAPHER.
Louisiana, Morgan City July 1935
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Survey launch on Sacramento River Delta.
Sacramento River, California January 9, 1941
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Landing Shoran gear at Nushagak Bay. Boat off PATHFINDER.
Nushagak Bay, Alaska 1950
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Survey party - Glacier Bay.
Glacier Bay, Alaska 1938
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Might as well go to work with the plane table. Aground on Sacramento River delta.
Sacramento River, California January 9, 1941
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EXPLORER launch and skiff returning to ship.
Alaska, Chagulak Island, Aleutian Islands 1941?

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