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

2750 thumbnail picture
The USC&GS Ship PIONEER, still in Navy gray as it was the USS MOBJACK, a Navy motor torpedo boat tender.
1946 circa
2751 thumbnail picture
The USC&GS Ship ERNEST LESTER JONES at her anchorage in Kukak Bay. Mt. Stellar in in the background on the right.
Alaska, Alaska Peninsula, Kukak Bay 1944 circa
2752 thumbnail picture
The NOAA Ship HI'IALAKAI
Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Pagan 2009 April 29
2753 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship OSCAR ELTON SETTE standing offshore from Kilauea lava flow.
Hawaii, Hawaii 2007 October 30
2754 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship OSCAR ELTON SETTE standing offshore from Kilauea lava flow.
Hawaii, Hawaii 2007 October 29
2755 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship SURVEYOR. A rough day in the Bering Sea.
Alaska, Bering Sea 1979 ca.
2756 thumbnail picture
COSMOS, skiff, and survey launch.
Southeast Alaska 1916
2757 thumbnail picture
Wiredrag boat in Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico 1921
2758 thumbnail picture
Landing on a rocky shore. Boat off of SURVEYOR.
Alaska 1925
2759 thumbnail picture
Survey launch leaving ship, lower left corner.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands
2760 thumbnail picture
COSMOS.
Southeast Alaska 1916
2761 thumbnail picture
Poling through the ice, Beaufort Sea. C&GS magnetic observer accompanying CG vessel BEAR in Beaufort Sea.
Near Demarcation Point, Alaska 1921
2762 thumbnail picture
Landing on boulder strewn beach. Under oars - a lost art.
Alaska 1949
2763 thumbnail picture
Search for sunken forest with wiredrag.
Washington, Lake Washington 1920
2764 thumbnail picture
Landing through surf under oars.
West Coast United States 1926
2765 thumbnail picture
Offloading equipment on rocky shore. World Longitude Network station.
Necker Island, Mid-Pacific 1928
2766 thumbnail picture
Launch DELTA - note sheave for sounding on stern.
Southeast Alaska 1931
2767 thumbnail picture
The "Mosquito Fleet".
Southeast Alaska 1927
2768 thumbnail picture
Note C&GS house flag.
Southeast Alaska 1922
2769 thumbnail picture
Current measuring boat.
Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island 1930
2770 thumbnail picture
Using boat to measure depth.
Gulf Coast 1935
2771 thumbnail picture
Taking boat for a walk over the mudflats. If the tide goes out and you anchor at high tide, you might have to do this.
Alaska
2772 thumbnail picture
Row, row, row, your boat .... Topo party landing - Stanley Ohlin, Dagle at oars, Wagner, and Dryman.
Alaska Aleutian Islands, Cabin Cove, Yunaska Is. 1940
2773 thumbnail picture
Launch WILDCAT at base of 600-foot cliff.
Nuka Bay, Alaska 1928
2774 thumbnail picture
A boat float from the PATHFINDER in Manila parade.
Manila, Philippines 1913?
2775 thumbnail picture
Launch 67 in the mist.
Alaska , Annex Creek 1929
2776 thumbnail picture
Heaving boat up on the beach for the night.
Philippines 1925
2777 thumbnail picture
Launch WILDCAT.
Nuka Bay area, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska 1928
2778 thumbnail picture
Towing current observation boats to stations - NATOMA in background.
San Franciso Bay 1923
2779 thumbnail picture
Boat coming alongside.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands 1940?
2780 thumbnail picture
Launch HELIANTHUS. Note antenna wire - outfitted for radio acoustic ranging.
Alaska 1927
2781 thumbnail picture
Offloading supplies for shore station. Whaleboat off EXPLORER.
Point Spencer, Bering Sea 1950
2782 thumbnail picture
Steam launch towing skiff.
Alaska 1915?
2783 thumbnail picture
Launch WILDCAT at base of 550-foot cliff - Palisade Lagoon.
Nuka Bay, Alaska 1927
2784 thumbnail picture
PATHFINDER whaleboats.
Alaska
2785 thumbnail picture
Landing at base of cliff.
Alaska 1927
2786 thumbnail picture
PEIRCE hydrographic launch approaching ship for pickup. November front had just passed whipping up wind and sea. Mike Briscoe on the bow hook. Strength and agility are the prerequisites. Lt. (j.g.) Victoria Barnum is OIC, "K.P." Keene the coxswain. Ship making lee during approach; boat out of water within two minutes of photo
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side. 1985
2787 thumbnail picture
Caught on a rock with the tide headed out. One of the hazards of having to find the rocks.
Alaska 1915
2788 thumbnail picture
Launch WILDCAT in Nuka Bay area.
Nuka Bay, Kenai Peninsula. 1927
2789 thumbnail picture
Recovery of MT. MITCHELL survey launch flipped on to reef by heavy surf. North shore of Puerto Rico. #10 in sequence of photos.
Puerto Rico
2790 thumbnail picture
Plastic Pig following stern cable breaking. #2 of photo sequence.
Norfolk, Virginia 1975?
2791 thumbnail picture
Landing through surf on boulder beach.
Alaska 1949
2792 thumbnail picture
Sounding boat from MT. MITCHELL turned over and thrown up on reef. No one killed fortunately - coxswain ended up in engine compartment. # 1 of photo sequence.
Puerto Rico
2793 thumbnail picture
Sometimes this job is really great.
Alaska
2794 thumbnail picture
Departing beach through the surf.
Philippines 1932?
2795 thumbnail picture
Launch WILDCAT at base of 550-foot cliff - Palisade Lagoon.
Nuka Bay, Alaska 1927
2796 thumbnail picture
PATHFINDER launch.
Philippines 1911
2797 thumbnail picture
RAINIER launch.
Off southeast coast of the island of Hawaii
2798 thumbnail picture
Offloading gear at Navassa Island, Caribbean Sea. Launch from PEIRCE.
Navassa Island, Caribbean Sea 1982
2799 thumbnail picture
PATHFINDER with launches on boat booms.
Philippines 1911

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