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

2650 thumbnail picture
Mrs. Leo Otis Colbert, wife of Admiral Colbert, christening the C&GS Ship EXPLORER at its launching ceremony.
2651 thumbnail picture
L-R- A.M. Sobieralski, inspector of construction for the C&GS Ship EXPLORER; possibly W. E. Greer, designated chief engineer of EXPLORER (note propellers on sleeve, and possibly three representatives of the Lake Washington Shipyard.
2652 thumbnail picture
L-R - Captain Hardy, inspector of the Seattle Field Office; Ernest Eickelberg, commanding officer of the C&GS Ship GUIDE; Ray Schoppe, commanding officer of the C&GS Ship SURVEYOR; and A.M. Sobieralsky, inspector of construction of the C&GS Ship EXPLORER.
2653 thumbnail picture
Launching ceremony of Coast and Geodetic Survey ship EXPLORER.
2654 thumbnail picture
Launching ceremony of Coast and Geodetic Survey ship EXPLORER.
2655 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship EXPLORER departing Lake Union on its maiden voyage.
2656 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship EXPLORER departing Lake Union on its maiden voyage.
2657 thumbnail picture
The brand new C&GS Ship EXPLORER, for the first time in salt water, "posing" with the old C&GS Ship EXPLORER which is tied up and seemingly off the new EXPLORER's bow.
2658 thumbnail picture
The brand new C&GS Ship EXPLORER, for the first time in salt water, in Puget Sound at the beginning of its shakedown cruise.
2659 thumbnail picture
The brand new C&GS Ship EXPLORER, for the first time in salt water, in Puget Sound at the beginning of its shakedown cruise.
2660 thumbnail picture
Earliest known contemporary image of a Coast and Geodetic Survey vessel, the United States Coast Survey Schooner GERDES. This vessel was named by Alexander Dallas Bache for Ferdinand Gerdes, senior assistant on the Gulf Coast in the 1840's and 1850's. Gerdes was placed in command of this vessel and produced this sketch in 1849.
2661 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship EXPLORER following launching.
2662 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship EXPLORER on shakedown cruise.
2663 thumbnail picture
Launch AUDWIN
2664 thumbnail picture
Launch AUDWIN
2665 thumbnail picture
The first C&GS Ship BACHE.
2666 thumbnail picture
The second C&GS Ship BACHE.
2667 thumbnail picture
Line drawing and plans of the second C&GS Ship BACHE.
2668 thumbnail picture
Line drawing and plans of the second C&GS Ship BACHE.
2669 thumbnail picture
The second C&GS Ship BACHE.
2670 thumbnail picture
The second C&GS Ship BACHE during time transferred to Navy during World War I.
2671 thumbnail picture
The second C&GS Ship BACHE.
2672 thumbnail picture
The second C&GS Ship BACHE drying nets during project run in cooperation with the United States Fish Commission.
2673 thumbnail picture
Condition of deck of C&GS BACHE after encountering hurricane in western Atlantic Ocean during cooperative work with United States Fish Commission.
2674 thumbnail picture
Condition of deck of C&GS BACHE after encountering hurricane in western Atlantic Ocean during cooperative work with United States Fish Commission.
2675 thumbnail picture
Condition of deck of C&GS BACHE after encountering hurricane in western Atlantic Ocean during cooperative work with United States Fish Commission.
2676 thumbnail picture
Condition of deck of C&GS BACHE after encountering hurricane in western Atlantic Ocean during cooperative work with United States Fish Commission.
2677 thumbnail picture
Condition of deck of C&GS BACHE after encountering hurricane in western Atlantic Ocean during cooperative work with United States Fish Commission.
2678 thumbnail picture
Portside view of model of USC&GS Ship BLAKE.
2679 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship BLAKE somewhere in the Caribbean.
2680 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship BLAKE somewhere in the Caribbean.
2681 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship BLAKE
2682 thumbnail picture
Bow of USC&GS Ship BLAKE after encountering a hard object.
2683 thumbnail picture
Bow of USC&GS Ship BLAKE after encountering a hard object.
2684 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship BOWEN
2685 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship BOWEN
2686 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship BOWEN
2687 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship BOWEN
2688 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship BOWIE
2689 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship BOWIE
2690 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship BOWIE
2691 thumbnail picture
Survey launch off USC&GS Ship BOWIE
2692 thumbnail picture
Ship's office of the USC&GS Ship BOWIE
2693 thumbnail picture
Engineroom personnel at work on the USC&GS Ship BOWIE
2694 thumbnail picture
Chief Engineer of the USC&GS Ship BOWIE
2695 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship BOWIE somewhere in southern Alaska.
2696 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship BOWIE somewhere in southern Alaska.
2697 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship BOWIE under way.
2698 thumbnail picture
The famous USC&GS steam launch COSMOS.
2699 thumbnail picture
The famous USC&GS steam launch COSMOS.

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