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

2800 thumbnail picture
The famous USC&GS steam launch COSMOS.
2801 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship COWIE
2802 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship COWIE on a very cold day.
2803 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship COWIE
2804 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship DERICKSON
2805 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship HYDROGRAPHER
2806 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship DERICKSON
2807 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship ERNEST LESTER JONES on sea trials.
2808 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship ERNEST LESTER JONES
2809 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship ERNEST LESTER JONES after a wrong turn in an unmarked channel.
2810 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship ERNEST LESTER JONES
2811 thumbnail picture
The Launch ECHO in shipyard.
2812 thumbnail picture
The Launch ECHO in shipyard.
2813 thumbnail picture
The Launch ECHO at the dock.
2814 thumbnail picture
The USC&GS Ship ENDEAVOR, a former Confederate blockade runner.
2815 thumbnail picture
The USC&GS Ship ENDEAVOR, a former Confederate blockade runner.
2816 thumbnail picture
The launch ESCORT used on wiredrag work.
2817 thumbnail picture
The launch ESCORT used on wiredrag work.
2818 thumbnail picture
The launch ESCORT used on wiredrag work.
2819 thumbnail picture
The first USC&GS Ship EXPLORER.
2820 thumbnail picture
The first USC&GS Ship EXPLORER.
2821 thumbnail picture
The first USC&GS Ship EXPLORER.
2822 thumbnail picture
The first USC&GS Ship EXPLORER.
2823 thumbnail picture
The first USC&GS Ship EXPLORER.
2824 thumbnail picture
The C&GS steamer EXPLORER offloaded 269 passengers and 7 crew from the Canadian Pacific steamer PRINCESS CHARLOTTE to Wrangell, Alaska. The PRINCESS CHARLOTTE was drifting without power and was towed to Wrangell where the EXPLORER assisted it in docking.
1927 August 30
2825 thumbnail picture
Starboard side view of model of the first USC&GS Ship EXPLORER.
2826 thumbnail picture
The first USC&GS Ship EXPLORER.
2827 thumbnail picture
The first USC&GS Ship EXPLORER.
2828 thumbnail picture
The new USC&GS Ship EXPLORER shortly after launching.
1939 October 14
2829 thumbnail picture
The new USC&GS Ship EXPLORER after completion and acceptance by government.
1940 March 8
2830 thumbnail picture
The first USC&GS OCEANOGRAPHER, formerly J. P. Morgan's yacht CORSAIR.
1931 circa
2831 thumbnail picture
Radio room of the USC&GS Ship EXPLORER. Radio Technician Carl Strom recording a message.
1951
2832 thumbnail picture
USC&GS pier on Lake Union, 718 Fairview Place, which became 1801 Fairview Avenue East in later years. EXPLORER and PATHFINDER with large stacks visible. Smaller vessel to left is unidentified.
2833 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship EXPLORER passing through the Panama Canal.
1960
2834 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship EXPLORER passing through the Panama Canal.
1960
2835 thumbnail picture
The C&GS ship EXPLORER waiting to transit the Panama Canal.
2836 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship EXPLORER at Ponta Delgada.
2837 thumbnail picture
Welcoming home the USC&GS Ship EXPLORER at the Norfolk shipbase.
2838 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Survey Launch ELSIE III in lock of Delaware and Raritan Canal.
2839 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Survey Launch ELSIE III
2840 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Survey Launch ELSIE III
2841 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Survey Launch ELSIE III in boatyard.
2842 thumbnail picture
The contract launch ANNIE T. MACK - all flag and no boat. Used on New England wiredrag work.
2843 thumbnail picture
The PATHFINDER, EXPLORER, SURVEYOR, and DERICKSON departing Lake Union for Alaska work.
2844 thumbnail picture
A model of the Brig WASHINGTON, the first C&GS Class I vessel.
2845 thumbnail picture
The first USC&GS Ship DISCOVERER churning and burning in Alaskan waters.
2846 thumbnail picture
The first USC&GS Ship DISCOVERER crossing the Gulf of Alaska.
1925 circa
2847 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ships PIONEER and DISCOVERER at San Francisco following transit from the East Coast.
1924 April
2848 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
2849 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

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