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

2700 thumbnail picture
NOAA Research Vessel LAIDLY deploying oceanographic buoy.
Great Lakes Ca. 1980
2701 thumbnail picture
The WILDCAT in heavy seas from the stern of the SURVEYOR.
Off Kodiak Island, Alaska 1929
2702 thumbnail picture
The COSMOS in heavy seas off Cape Chacon.
Alaska, Cape Chacon, Southeast Alaska Ca. 1913
2703 thumbnail picture
Boston whaler hopping the wake of a survey launch. Party off of FAIRWEATHER.
Alaska, Cold Bay area, Alaska Peninsula 1985
2704 thumbnail picture
Wiredrag ship HILGARD pitching in heavy seas.
United States East Coast Ca. 1960
2705 thumbnail picture
The end of a survey day. Passing the fathometer records to the survey techs for scanning. Lt. Theberge passing records, Lt. Fred Jones climbing ladder. Operations on NOAA Ship SURVEYOR
Pago Pago, American Samoa January1971
2706 thumbnail picture
Launch hooked and ready for pickup. Coxswain Tosh Kaiura ready to climb ladder to ship. Operations on NOAA Ship SURVEYOR.
Pago Pago, American Samoa January 1971
2707 thumbnail picture
Launch picked up and swinging to cradle. Operations on NOAA Ship SURVEYOR.
Pago Pago, American Samoa January 1971
2708 thumbnail picture
Survey launch being put over side. Operations on NOAA Ship SURVEYOR.
Alaska, Cook Inlet, Kalgin Island 1967
2709 thumbnail picture
PEIRCE launch alongside ready for pickup. Lt. (j.g.) Marty Conricote ready to secure bow hook.
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
2710 thumbnail picture
PEIRCE launch approaching ship for pickup.
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
2711 thumbnail picture
Leave party returning to ship. Off of C&GS Ship PIONEER.
Alaska, Ketchikan 1941
2712 thumbnail picture
Launch returning to the PIONEER.
Alaska, False Pass or Isanotski Strait, SW Alaska 1925
2713 thumbnail picture
Launch coming alongside EXPLORER.
Alaska, Chitka Cove, Amchitka Island, Aleutian Is. 1949
2714 thumbnail picture
Towing 2000 gallon freshwater floatation cell back to ship. Party off of EXPLORER.
Alaska, Amchitka Island, Aleutian Islands 1950
2715 thumbnail picture
Launch approaching ship with shore party. Party off of PATHFINDER.
Alaska Bering Sea, St. Paul Is, Pribilof Islands 1953
2716 thumbnail picture
Lowering away with boat filled with Shoran gear for station installation. Party off of PATHFINDER.
Alaska, Cape Kutuzof, Bristol Bay 1960
2717 thumbnail picture
Boston whaler approaching WHITING. Seaman Lavin on bow, Lt. Bradford Meyers at controls.
Georgia coast 1974
2718 thumbnail picture
Securing Boston Whaler for pickup. Lt. (j.g.) Ed Gullickson on bow hook.
Georgia coast 1974
2719 thumbnail picture
Picking up skiff on FAIRWEATHER.
Alaska, Cold Bay area, Alaska Peninsula 1985
2720 thumbnail picture
Picking up skiff on FAIRWEATHER.
Alaska, Cold Bay area, Alaska Peninsula 1985
2721 thumbnail picture
Steam launch COSMOS being towed from SURVEYOR. Cruising in the Inside Passage.
Alaska Southeast 1925
2722 thumbnail picture
HILGARD towing launch.
Maine, Casco Bay 1943
2723 thumbnail picture
Launching survey boat with D-8 caterpillar at Nevat Camp. Arctic Field Party.
Alaska, Nevat Camp, Beaufort Sea July 1948
2724 thumbnail picture
Towing a boat astern of the LESTER JONES.
Alaska Southeast 1963
2725 thumbnail picture
Launch towing 4 current buoys to area not accessible by ship. Launch off of MARMER.
Virginia, York River area, Chesapeake Bay 1966
2726 thumbnail picture
Casting off from the PIONEER.
California Southern Ca. 1933
2727 thumbnail picture
Traveling by canoe to the day's work. Leveling work along the Colorado River.
Arizona, Colorado River Ca. 1923
2728 thumbnail picture
Leaving the ship in a skiff. Party off of EXPLORER.
Alaska Southeast 1928
2729 thumbnail picture
The Launch Audwin - transportation for the astro party of George D. Cowie.
Alaska Southeast 1923
2730 thumbnail picture
Lowering Launch Alpha at King's Cove. Operations on the PATTERSON.
Alaska, King's Cove, Alaska Peninsula 1915
2731 thumbnail picture
The "Bug" skimming across the water. Party off of EXPLORER.
Alaska Southeast 1927
2732 thumbnail picture
The steam launch COSMOS.
Alaska Southeast Ca. 1900
2733 thumbnail picture
The steam launch COSMOS during its last season.
Alaska Southeast 1927
2734 thumbnail picture
The launch Delta.
Alaska Southeast 1915
2735 thumbnail picture
The launch ECHO.
Massachusetts, Quick's Hole July 24, 1931
2736 thumbnail picture
The chartered launch ELSINORE. Used for wiredrag.
Alaska Southeast 1931
2737 thumbnail picture
Survey launches with quarterboat GIANT in tow. The GIANT was used as quarters for the survey party while working in swamp areas .
Louisiana coast 1935
2738 thumbnail picture
The launch HELIANTHUS.
Alaska, Kenai Peninsula area 1928
2739 thumbnail picture
The training launch MIKAWE.
Virginia, Norfolk 1927
2740 thumbnail picture
The training launch MIKAWE.
Washington, D.C., Engineer's Dock Ca. 1929
2741 thumbnail picture
The MIKAWE dressed for the 4th of July.
Virginia, Norfolk July 4, 1928
2742 thumbnail picture
The training launch MIKAWE.
Virginia, Tidewater area Ca. 1927
2743 thumbnail picture
The launch MITCHELL. Conducting current surveys.
Rhode Island, Narragansett Bay 1930
2744 thumbnail picture
The launch OGDEN. Conducting Boston Harbor current surveys.
Massachusetts, Boston Harbor 1926
2745 thumbnail picture
The launch OGDEN. Conducting Boston Harbor current surveys.
Massachusetts, Boston Harbor 1926
2746 thumbnail picture
The launch OGDEN. Conducting current surveys.
New Hampshire, Portsmouth Harbor 1931
2747 thumbnail picture
The launches RODGERS and MITCHELL covered for storage. Used for wire drag work.
Virginia, Norfolk 1933
2748 thumbnail picture
The launch SCANDINAVIA. Described as " a fine launch but with quarters for only 3 men".
Alaska Southeast 1927
2749 thumbnail picture
The launch WELKER.

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