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

2650 thumbnail picture
Misery loves company. Off NOAA Ship DAVIDSON.
Southeast Alaska
2651 thumbnail picture
Lt. Dale Ross, bowhook on PE-1. Launch off PEIRCE.
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
2652 thumbnail picture
Too much power - too little sense.
Imuya Bay, Alaska
2653 thumbnail picture
Waterskiing champion - Launch used for shoal hydrography in Barataria Bay. Plotting table on bow of boat.
Louisiana, Barataria Bay 1935
2654 thumbnail picture
Launch HELIANTHUS.
Nuka Bay area, Alaska 1928
2655 thumbnail picture
Launch WILDCAT. 550' cliff in Palisade Lagoon--20 fathom depth.
Nuka Bay area, Alaska 1927
2656 thumbnail picture
Landing on Necker Island. Station for World Longitude Network.
Necker Island, Mid-Pacific 1928
2657 thumbnail picture
Landing on Necker Island. Station for World Longitude Network.
Necker Island, Mid-Pacific 1928
2658 thumbnail picture
Landing over coral reef.
Philippines 1932?
2659 thumbnail picture
Surf-landing on boulder beach.
Semispochnoi Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 1949
2660 thumbnail picture
36' hydro launch with 30' shoran antenna.
2661 thumbnail picture
Lowering launch off PIONEER.
1941
2662 thumbnail picture
Launch RITTER on combined operations. Project from Brunswick, GA, to Jacksonville, FL.
Georgia - Florida coast 1934
2663 thumbnail picture
Landing on Amlia Island. Boat off PIONEER.
Alaska, Amlia Island, Aleutian Islands 1941
2664 thumbnail picture
Launch PRATT. PRATT was serving as Radio Acoustic Ranging station. Working in Gulf of Mexico with HYDROGRAPHER.
Louisiana, Morgan City July 1935
2665 thumbnail picture
Survey launch on Sacramento River Delta.
Sacramento River, California January 9, 1941
2666 thumbnail picture
Landing Shoran gear at Nushagak Bay. Boat off PATHFINDER.
Nushagak Bay, Alaska 1950
2667 thumbnail picture
Survey party - Glacier Bay.
Glacier Bay, Alaska 1938
2668 thumbnail picture
Might as well go to work with the plane table. Aground on Sacramento River delta.
Sacramento River, California January 9, 1941
2669 thumbnail picture
EXPLORER launch and skiff returning to ship.
Alaska, Chagulak Island, Aleutian Islands 1941?
2670 thumbnail picture
Launch ELSIE with house flag. In service 1919 - 1944.
2671 thumbnail picture
Skiff from PIONEER in the Aleutians with an easy landing. Landing party on Sequam Island.
Sequam Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 1940
2672 thumbnail picture
Launch lowering on the PIONEER.
1940
2673 thumbnail picture
EXPLORER launch 69.
2674 thumbnail picture
Arctic Field Party boats on shore before the ice breaks up. Launches at Nevat Camp. Combined operations party of Hubert Paton.
Nevat Camp, Beaufort Sea, Alaska May 10, 1948
2675 thumbnail picture
Arctic Field Party launch with Shoran antenna. Combined operations party of Robert Earle.
1950?
2676 thumbnail picture
Arctic Field Party launches on shore. Combined operations party of Robert Earle.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1950?
2677 thumbnail picture
Going to Badoc Island on a bamboo raft.
West coast of Luzon, Philippines
2678 thumbnail picture
Landing at Station MIR2.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands June 12, 1949
2679 thumbnail picture
Nel, Applequist, and Francis Popper unloading hay for horses.
Unalaska Island, Aleutian Islands, Alasaka 1941
2680 thumbnail picture
Landing equipment from a LCVP on the Arctic Coast. Equipment for Arctic field party. C&GS was surveying for DEW Line sites and doing hydrography in Beaufort Sea.
2681 thumbnail picture
Preparing to land at Station Baldy in Quail Bay. Party off of PATHFINDER.
Quail Bay, Kagalaska Island, Aleutians, Alaska 1953
2682 thumbnail picture
Landing on an exposed coast. Party off of SURVEYOR.
Alaska, Baranof Island area 1924
2683 thumbnail picture
Plane table party packing up and going back to ship. Party off of SURVEYOR.
Alaska, Kenai Peninsula area 1927
2684 thumbnail picture
Surf landing west of Icy Point. Party off of SURVEYOR.
North of Cross Sound, Southeast Alaska 1924
2685 thumbnail picture
Landing weasel with native umiak. Party off of PATHFINDER.
St. Lawrence Island, Alaska 1952
2686 thumbnail picture
Getting off of Pelican Cay. Party off of WHITING.
Pelican Cay, U. S. Virgin Islands 1975
2687 thumbnail picture
Launch a skiff at low tide. Party off of LESTER JONES.
Alaska, Kanakanak, Nushagak Bay, Bristol Bay 1948
2688 thumbnail picture
ELSIE III aground on Elsie Shoal.
South of Fernandina Beach, Florida Ca. 1925
2689 thumbnail picture
The ELSIE III motor sailer on a good day.
Florida east coast 1924
2690 thumbnail picture
Recovering the ELSIE III motor sailer after it was swamped during a squall.
Florida east coast 1924
2691 thumbnail picture
Towing the ELSIE III motor sailer ashore.
Florida east coast 1924
2692 thumbnail picture
A sick engine being taken out of NOAA Launch 1257 for a trip to the shop.
Panama City, Florida October 1977
2693 thumbnail picture
Outboard engine problems - some things never change. Party off the LYDONIA.
Jacksonville, Florida 1930
2694 thumbnail picture
NOAA's ark at half tide - this boat hung up while surveying at high tide. Boat was recovered to survey another day.
Stevens Passage area 1980
2695 thumbnail picture
A charter boat used for current surveys in Boston Harbor. Current survey party of Ralph W. Woodworth.
Massachusetts, Boston Harbor 1926
2696 thumbnail picture
Loading a weasel on a umiak. Party off of PATHFINDER.
St. Lawrence Island, Bering Sea, Alaska 1954
2697 thumbnail picture
Checking aids to navigation from Boston Whaler. Party off of PEIRCE during chart evaluation surveys.
Miami, Florida Ca. 1978
2698 thumbnail picture
Zodiac rubber boat off of DISCOVERER. Used to check oceanographic buoys on DOMES studies.
Tropical Pacific Ocean 1976
2699 thumbnail picture
Boston whaler off of RESEARCHER. Used during studies of IXTOC I oil spill.
Mexico, Bay of Campeche 1979

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