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

2600 thumbnail picture
MT. MITCHELL survey launch -recovery efforts. Bringing it over the reef. # 8 of photo sequence
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands 1982
2601 thumbnail picture
MT. MITCHELL survey launch -recovery efforts. In on the beach. # 9 of photo sequence
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands 1982
2602 thumbnail picture
MT. MITCHELL survey launch -recovery efforts. Being towed home. # 11 of photo sequence
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands 1982
2603 thumbnail picture
MT. MITCHELL survey launch -recovery efforts. Joe Dimartino, Chief Boatswain waiting for bow hook. # 12 of photo sequence
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands 1982
2604 thumbnail picture
MT. MITCHELL survey launch -recovery efforts. Back up in the davits. # 13 of photo sequence
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands 1982
2605 thumbnail picture
MT. MITCHELL survey launch -recovery efforts. A broken windshield, a few dents, soon ready for work again. # 14 of photo sequence
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands 1982
2606 thumbnail picture
Plastic pigs coming home from a day's work.
Georgia Coast 1973
2607 thumbnail picture
LCVP from SURVEYOR landing.
Norton Sound, Alaska 1968
2608 thumbnail picture
Frosty says "Hi". At least he's wearing his hard hat.
Alaska
2609 thumbnail picture
Sometimes its easy. Boston whaler from WHITING at Inner Brass Island.
Inner Brass Island, U. S. Virgin Islands 1974
2610 thumbnail picture
High speed Launch NOAA 1257 - what a beautiful boat. Modified Gulf crew boat. Drydock at Newport, Florida
St. Marks River, Florida 1977
2611 thumbnail picture
PE-2 waiting for pickup on a cold November day. Boat off NOAA Ship PEIRCE.
Delaware Bay 1985
2612 thumbnail picture
PE-2 -bowhook (term for individual on bow of boat) reaching for the hook. Boat off NOAA Ship PEIRCE.
Delaware Bay 1985
2613 thumbnail picture
Lt. (j.g.) Martin Conricote throwing bow line to PEIRCE. Boat off NOAA Ship PEIRCE. Note motorcycle helmet and safety life vest
Delaware Bay 1985
2614 thumbnail picture
Lt. (j.g.) Martin Conricote pushing down the bow hook. Boat off NOAA Ship PEIRCE.
Delaware Bay 1985
2615 thumbnail picture
Brace yourself - note slack in hook. When boat drops into trough, hook and cable will come up taut. Boat off NOAA Ship PEIRCE
Delaware Bay 1985
2616 thumbnail picture
Boat out of the water - mousing the bow hook. Boat off NOAA Ship PEIRCE. Boat off NOAA Ship PEIRCE
Delaware Bay 1985
2617 thumbnail picture
Life on a hydro ship. The clank of the gripes - the whir of the davits. Securing Launch PE-2 after pickup. On NOAA Ship PEIRCE.
Delaware Bay 1985
2618 thumbnail picture
High speed Launch NOAA 1255 on Lake Erie. Two Detroit Diesel 12-71's pushing along at 20 knots.
New York, Lake Erie 1981
2619 thumbnail picture
Survey launch off NOAA Ship RAINIER in heavy seas off Big Island of Hawaii.
South coast of island of Hawaii 1980
2620 thumbnail picture
NOAA Launch 1257. Roaring home up the St. Marks River after a day's work in the Gulf.
St. Marks River, Florida 1976
2621 thumbnail picture
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
2622 thumbnail picture
RAINIER survey launch in trough in 15-foot seas. Off the Big Island of Hawaii.
South coast of the island of Hawaii 1980
2623 thumbnail picture
RAINIER launch secured off ship.
South coast of the island of Hawaii 1980
2624 thumbnail picture
Survey launch aground waiting for a tow. Off NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER. Lt. (j.g.) Betsy Crozier and Jimmy Kruger
2625 thumbnail picture
Oh well .... # 3 of photo sequence. NOAA Ship MT. MITCHELL
Norfolk, Virginia 1975?
2626 thumbnail picture
Hydrographic spelunkers - cave exploration by boat. Getting a fix.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands
2627 thumbnail picture
Whaleboat off PATHFINDER. A stormy day
Alaska, Kamishak Bay, Cook Inlet 1969
2628 thumbnail picture
Rigid Inflatable Hull Boat off MALCOLM BALDRIGE.
Off Miami, Florida 1991
2629 thumbnail picture
Zodiac off DISCOVERER.
Mid-Pacific
2630 thumbnail picture
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
2631 thumbnail picture
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
2632 thumbnail picture
Headed out for a day's work. Off of Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship SURVEYOR.
Sledge Island, Norton Sound, Alaska 1967
2633 thumbnail picture
NOAA Launch 1255 working on current surveys.
Maine 1971?
2634 thumbnail picture
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
2635 thumbnail picture
Whaleboat off SURVEYOR, Bob Rojecki coxswain. Picking up sick crewman from missile tracking vessel.
Eastern Pacific 1970
2636 thumbnail picture
Boston whaler off NOAA Ship PEIRCE. Pickup at end of day. Boat off of NOAA Ship PEIRCE
Bahama Islands, Eleuthera Island 1984
2637 thumbnail picture
Not much of a lee, Captain! LCDR Dave Waltz, bowhook. PEIRCE launch. Photo 1 of sequence
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
2638 thumbnail picture
Sometimes you need a little help. LCDR Dave Waltz, bowhook. PEIRCE launch. Photo 2 of sequence
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
2639 thumbnail picture
Hanging on when the slack comes out. LCDR Dave Waltz, bowhook. PEIRCE launch. Photo 3 of sequence
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
2640 thumbnail picture
Out of the water and mousing the hook. LCDR Dave Waltz, bowhook. PEIRCE launch. Photo 4 of sequence
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
2641 thumbnail picture
Lt. Dale Ross, bowhook on PE-1. PEIRCE launch.
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
2642 thumbnail picture
Boat tied alongside.
Alaska
2643 thumbnail picture
I always liked playing in the mud. Landing for trek to shore station.
Alaska, Chinitna Bay, Cook Inlet
2644 thumbnail picture
Plastic pig waiting for pickup on a rolly Georgia day.
Georgia coast 1974
2645 thumbnail picture
Aborted landing. PE-2 off NOAA Ship PEIRCE.
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
2646 thumbnail picture
Plastic pig surfing down swell waiting for pickup.
Georgia coast 1974
2647 thumbnail picture
Boston whaler outfitted for shallow water hydrography. LCDR Dave Waltz with hat, Coxswain Rindy. Off NOAA Ship PEIRCE
Penobscot Bay, Maine 1985
2648 thumbnail picture
We love this tropical weather. Lieutenant Maureen Kenney on right. Off NOAA Ship DAVIDSON
Southeast Alaska
2649 thumbnail picture
Whoops!!! Hung up at high tide with a 30-foot tide. Off NOAA Ship DAVIDSON
Southeast Alaska

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