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

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Stern cable snapped dropping Plastic Pig from MT. MITCHELL davits. Note frayed cable in middle right of photo. # 1 of photo sequence
Norfolk, Virginia 1975?
2801 thumbnail picture
The end of a long day. PEIRCE launch after pickup.
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side November 1985
2802 thumbnail picture
A look back at the DISCOVERER. Old Woman's Bay, Kodiak Island, 1940.
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1940
2803 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer A. D. BACHE. In service 1871-1900. Atlantic service
2804 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship BACHE. In service 1901-1927. Atlantic service
1922
2805 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey steamer BLAKE. In service 1874-1905. Note cable leading from bow, ship anchored in 600 fathoms. Current surveys in the Windward Passage.
Caribbean Sea, Windward Passage
2806 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship HODGSON. In service 1946-1967. Pacific service
Alaska, Keku Strait, Southeast 1965
2807 thumbnail picture
Fish Commission Steamer ALBATROSS I.
2808 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer A. D. BACHE. In service 1871-1900. Atlantic service
1889
2809 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship BACHE. In service 1901 -1927.
Gulf of Mexico 1910
2810 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey steamer BLAKE - in service 1874-1905. Note cable leading from bow, ship anchored in 600 fathoms. This vessel pioneered deepsea anchoring under John Elliott Pillsbury. Current surveys in the Windward Passage.
Caribbean Sea, Windward Passage 1888?
2811 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ships BOWIE and HODGSON. In service 1946-1967. Pacific service
1965?
2812 thumbnail picture
Fish Commission Steamer ALBATROSS I. In service 1882 - 1921. On station conducting oceanographic operations
Alaska
2813 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship BACHE. In service 1901-1927.
Georgia coast 1924
2814 thumbnail picture
Coast Survey Steamer BIBB as sketched by Xanthus Smith. In service 1847-1873 (Caption on photo is incorrect). BIBB served as pilot vessel, survey vessel, despatch vessel, and combatant. Most of Civil War with South Atlantic Blockading Squadron.
Port Royal Sound, South Carolina 1862?
2815 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey steamer BLAKE. In service 1874-1905. Frontispiece of "Deepsea Sounding and Dredging" by Charles D. Sigsbee, 1880. Library Call Number GC75.S53 1880.
Washington Navy Yard
2816 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship DERICKSON. In service 1944-1954. Pacific service
2817 thumbnail picture
Fish Commission Steamer ALBATROSS I. In service 1882 - 1921.
2818 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship BACHE. In service 1901-1927.
2819 thumbnail picture
Coast Survey Steamer BIBB. In service 1847-1873. Sketched by Xanthus Smith. Most of Civil War with South Atlantic Blockading Squadron.
Port Royal Sound? 1862?
2820 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey steamer BLAKE. In service 1874-1905. Conducted classic Gulf Stream studies under J. E. Pillsbury. Many innovations on this ship -- steel cable for deepsea dredging and Sigsbee Sounding Machine, Pillsbury current meter, and deepsea anchoring techniques. In: "Deep-Sea Sounding and Dredging", by Charles D. Sigsbee. Call Number GC75.S53 1880.
Washington Navy Yard 1880?
2821 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship DISCOVERER. In service 1922-1941. Pacific service
1931?
2822 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship DISCOVERER in the Gulf of Alaska. Plowing into a headsea. In service 1922-1941
Gulf of Alaska 1925
2823 thumbnail picture
Launch EQUATOR. Used for wiredrag work in Alaska in 1915.
Southeast Alaska 1915
2824 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship EXPLORER. In service 1904-1939.
2825 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer EXPLORER. In service 1904-1939. Pacific service
Southeast Alaska 1931
2826 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship EXPLORER. In service 1940-1968.
2827 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship DISCOVERER in the Gulf of Alaska 1925. Plowing into a headsea. In service 1922-1941
Gulf of Alaska 1925
2828 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer EXPLORER. In service 1904-1939. Pacific service
1927?
2829 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer EXPLORER. In service 1904-1939. Pacific service
Rudyerd Bay, Southeast Alaska 1931
2830 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship EXPLORER. In service 1940-1968.
Alaska, Attu Island, Aleutian Islands 1946
2831 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Schooner EAGRE. In service 1878-1903.
2832 thumbnail picture
Coast Survey Schooner EXPERIMENT. In service 1835-1839. Sounding boat
2833 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer EXPLORER. In service 1904-1939. Pacific service
2834 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship EXPLORER. In service 1940-1968.
1940
2835 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship EXPLORER. In service 1940-1968.
2836 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Ship ENDEAVOR. In service 1867-1915.
2837 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer EXPLORER. In service 1904-1939. Pacific service
Southeast Alaska 1921
2838 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer EXPLORER. In service 1904-1939. Pacific service
Southeast Alaska
2839 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship EXPLORER. In service 1940-1968.
2840 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship EXPLORER. In service 1940-1968.
2841 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship FATHOMER. In service 1905-1941.
Philippines 1932?
2842 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer THOMAS R. GEDNEY. In service 1875-1915. Pacific service. Dressed ship for holiday.
Alaska
2843 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship THOMAS R. GEDNEY. In service 1875-1915. Pacific service
1910?
2844 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship GUIDE. In service 1923-1941. Pacific service
2845 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship BOWIE.
San Francisco Bay
2846 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship FATHOMER. In service 1905-1941.
1926
2847 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship THOMAS R. GEDNEY. In service 1875-1915. Postcard image
Alaska 1907?
2848 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer THOMAS R. GEDNEY and steam launch COSMOS.
Alaska 1910?
2849 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer F. R. HASSLER. In service 1871-1895. Pacific service. Dressed ship for holiday.

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