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

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An ugly day in the Gulf of Alaska. Bow of the SURVEYOR plunging through a swell.
Gulf of Alaska 1935
2701 thumbnail picture
Man-overboard dummy taking in the weather in the Gulf of Mexico. The view from the stern of the MT. MITCHELL.
Gulf of Mexico 1991
2702 thumbnail picture
The bow of the SURVEYOR on a nasty North Pacific day.
North Pacific Ocean 1966
2703 thumbnail picture
Riding light in the trough. The bow of the MT. MITCHELL - oh, I think I'm getting sick!!
Gulf of Mexico 1991
2704 thumbnail picture
Looking aft on the CHAPMAN.
Gulf of Mexico 1985?
2705 thumbnail picture
OCEANOGRAPHER south of Australia during around the World cruise. It was rumored that the "OCEO" rolled a little.
Australia, Great Australian Bight area 1967
2706 thumbnail picture
They say the Gulf of Mexico is like a lake most of the time. Whoever "they" are, are wrong.
Central Gulf of Mexico 1991
2707 thumbnail picture
Rounding Cape Hatteras. Sometimes the seas kick up a little bit in this area.
Offshore Cape Hatteras, North Carolina 1974
2708 thumbnail picture
Sea smoke in the Gulf of Mexico - a cold winter's day. It's not always warm in the Gulf of Mexico.
Gulf of Mexico 1985?
2709 thumbnail picture
Coaling the MARINDUQUE.
Philippines 1925
2710 thumbnail picture
Coaling the MARINDUQUE at Sandakan.
Sandakan, Borneo 1925
2711 thumbnail picture
Coaling ship.
Philippines 1933?
2712 thumbnail picture
The PATHFINDER in drydock at Kowloon.
China, Kowloon 1906?
2713 thumbnail picture
C&GS boat crews racing on the 4th of July.
Manila, Philippines 1913?
2714 thumbnail picture
C&GS holiday parade float.
Manila, Philippines 1913?
2715 thumbnail picture
Funeral procession for Chief Boatswain Thomas Reyes. Officers and crew of the PATHFINDER paying final respects. Ship's crew made the coffin and decorated the truck.
Philippine Islands, Zamboanga January 6, 1927
2716 thumbnail picture
Funeral of Chief Boatswain Thomas Reyes. Each crewman put a small pinch of dirt in coffin before burying Boatswain Reyes. Ship's crew made the coffin and decorated the truck.
Philippine Islands, Zamboanga January 6, 1927
2717 thumbnail picture
Officers were able to sail with their wives. Leo Otis Colbert and his wife Florentine Odou Colbert. Off Cebu on the FATHOMER.
Philippine Islands, Cebu 1912
2718 thumbnail picture
The ship's mascots on the RESEARCH.
Philippines 1906
2719 thumbnail picture
Some of the crew with family and friends on a Sunday afternoon. On the foredeck of the PATHFINDER.
Philippines 1925
2720 thumbnail picture
The C&GS Ship FATHOMER on a good day. Photo #1 of sequence.
Philippines 1927
2721 thumbnail picture
Aerial view of the C&GS Ship FATHOMER on a bad day. After the typhoon of August 15, 1936. Photo #2 of sequence.
Port San Vicente, Luzon, Philippines August 1936
2722 thumbnail picture
Aerial view of the FATHOMER aground after typhoon of August 15, 1936. Barometer stood at 26.77 inches during passage of eye. Photo #3 of sequence.
Port San Vicente, Luzon, Philippines August 1936
2723 thumbnail picture
Aerial view of the FATHOMER aground after typhoon of August 15, 1936. Barometer stood at 26.77 inches during passage of eye. Photo #4 of sequence.
Port San Vicente, Luzon, Philippines August 1936
2724 thumbnail picture
FATHOMER aground after typhoon of August 15, 1936. Barometer stood at 26.77 inches during passage of eye. Photo #5 of sequence.
Port San Vicente, Luzon, Philippines August 1936
2725 thumbnail picture
FATHOMER aground after typhoon of August 15, 1936. Barometer stood at 26.77 inches during passage of eye. Photo #6 of sequence.
Port San Vicente, Luzon, Philippines August 1936
2726 thumbnail picture
FATHOMER aground after typhoon of August 15, 1936. Barometer stood at 26.77 inches during passage of eye. Photo #7 of sequence.
Port San Vicente, Luzon, Philippines August 1936
2727 thumbnail picture
The weak anchor chain link that broke and caused FATHOMER to ground. Barometer stood at 26.77 inches during passage of eye. Photo #8 of sequence.
Port San Vicente, Luzon, Philippines August 1936
2728 thumbnail picture
FATHOMER being towed to Manila. Barometer stood at 26.77 inches during passage of eye. Photo #9 of sequence.
Port San Vicente, Luzon, Philippines August 1936
2729 thumbnail picture
Chart showing location of FATHOMER grounding. Barometer stood at 26.77 inches during passage of eye. Photo #10 of sequence.
Port San Vicente, Luzon, Philippines August 1936
2730 thumbnail picture
The PATHFINDER decked out in holiday finery.
Philippines
2731 thumbnail picture
The MARINDUQUE in shipyard.
Philippines 1908?
2732 thumbnail picture
The MARINDUQUE at Malangas.
Malangas, Philippines 1923?
2733 thumbnail picture
The PATHFINDER after arriving in the Philippines. An old post card that had been repeatedly printed.
Philippines
2734 thumbnail picture
The PATHFINDER aground in the Cagayan River entrance. The aftermath of a typhoon. Being dug out by a dredge.
Philippines 1926
2735 thumbnail picture
The PATHFINDER aground in the Cagayan River entrance. The aftermath of a typhoon. Being dug out by a dredge.
Philippines 1924
2736 thumbnail picture
The FATHOMER with launch alongside.
Philippines 1926
2737 thumbnail picture
The PATHFINDER on laundry day. Hanging out the sheets to dry.
Philippines 1925
2738 thumbnail picture
Survey boat in a tropical lagoon. Boat off the MARINDUQUE.
Philippines 1914?
2739 thumbnail picture
Coming alongside - Lt. (j.g.) George L. Anderson. Boat off the MARINDUQUE.
Philippines 1925
2740 thumbnail picture
The Mount Batua building party. George L. Anderson on right and member of Philippine constabulary with rifle.
Philippines 1925
2741 thumbnail picture
Exploring sea caves and undercut cliffs. Boat off the MARINDUQUE.
Philippines 1925
2742 thumbnail picture
A survey launch towing a small boat. Boats off the MARINDUQUE.
Malampaya Sound, Philippines 1925
2743 thumbnail picture
Survey crew returning to ship. Boat off the MARINDUQUE.
Philippines 1932?
2744 thumbnail picture
Survey boat being walked in over a reef. Boat off of RESEARCH - offshore right side of photo.
Philippines 1907
2745 thumbnail picture
Survey boat under sail.
Philippines 1908?
2746 thumbnail picture
Survey boat being walked in over a reef.
Philippines 1907
2747 thumbnail picture
Survey boat underway. Boat off the PATHFINDER.
Philippines 1925
2748 thumbnail picture
Casting the lead on the PATHFINDER.
Philippines 1913?
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Casting the lead on the PATHFINDER.
Philippines 1913?

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