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

2950 thumbnail picture
The USC&GS Ship SURVEYOR departing Lake Union and headed towards the Ballard Street Bridge.
Washington, Seattle 1966
2951 thumbnail picture
The USC&GS Ship SURVEYOR departing Lake Union and headed towards the Ballard Street Bridge.
Washington, Seattle 1966
2952 thumbnail picture
The USC&GS Ship SURVEYOR in the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in the Lake Washington Ship Canal. Ship outward bound. Lieutenant Freddie Jeffries on the bow.
Washington, Seattle 1966
2953 thumbnail picture
Looking aft as the USC&GS Ship SURVEYOR proceeds out of the Hiram M. Chittenden locks outward bound.
Washington, Seattle 1966
2954 thumbnail picture
The USC&GS Ship SURVEYOR outward bound approaching Shilshole Bay from the Lake Washington Ship Canal.
Washington, Seattle 1966
2955 thumbnail picture
The USC&GS ship base, named Pacific Marine Center, as seen from east of Interstate 5.
Washington, Seattle 1966
2956 thumbnail picture
The USC&GS ship base, named Pacific Marine Center, as seen from east of Interstate 5.
Washington, Seattle 1967
2957 thumbnail picture
Certificate certifying that Elmer Larsen was a member of the crew of the USC&GS Ship OCEANOGRAPHER on its inaugural trip.
2958 thumbnail picture
Picture of the OCEANOGRAPHER superimposed over the United States Capitol Building.
2959 thumbnail picture
Commissioning ceremony of the USC&GS Ship OCEANOGRAPHER (OSS 01) at the Washington Navy Yard with President Johnson in attendance.
1966 July 13
2960 thumbnail picture
Commissioning ceremony of the USC&GS Ship OCEANOGRAPHER (OSS 01) at the Washington Navy Yard with President Johnson in attendance.
1966 July 13
2961 thumbnail picture
Commissioning ceremony of the USC&GS Ship OCEANOGRAPHER (OSS 01) at the Washington Navy Yard with President Johnson in attendance.
1966 July 13
2962 thumbnail picture
Cover of Eclipse Expedition brochure, the first major expedition of the USC&GS Ship OCEANOGRAPHER.
2963 thumbnail picture
Text of Eclipse Expedition brochure, the first major expedition of the USC&GS Ship OCEANOGRAPHER.
2964 thumbnail picture
Preparations for observing eclipse of the sun off the South American coast during the OCEANOGRAPHER's eclipse expedition.
2965 thumbnail picture
Preparations for observing eclipse of the sun off the South American coast during the OCEANOGRAPHER's eclipse expedition.
2966 thumbnail picture
Brochure printed for departure ceremony of USC&GS Ship OCEANOGRAPHER on around the world oceanographic cruise.
2967 thumbnail picture
Program for departure ceremony of USC&GS Ship OCEANOGRAPHER on around the world oceanographic cruise.
2968 thumbnail picture
Rear Admiral James Tison, Director of the USC&GS, speaking at departure ceremony of USC&GS Ship OCEANOGRAPHER on around the world cruise.
2969 thumbnail picture
Departure ceremony of USC&GS Ship OCEANOGRAPHER on around the world cruise.
2970 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Ship OCEANOGRAPHER bridge. Captain Arthur Wardwell looking out bridge window on USC&GS OCEANOGRAPHER.
2971 thumbnail picture
Nansen bottle rack on USC&GS OCEANOGRAPHER.
2972 thumbnail picture
Neuston tow on USC&GS Ship OCEANOGRAPHER.
2973 thumbnail picture
Material captured in surface plankton tows from USC&GS Ship OCEANOGRAPHER.
2974 thumbnail picture
Drying plankton tow net on the USC&GS Ship OCEANOGRAPHER.
2975 thumbnail picture
Launching a weather balloon with radiosonde on USC&GS Ship OCEANOGRAPHER.
2976 thumbnail picture
Tanks possibly used for ocean chemistry isotope studies.
2977 thumbnail picture
Piston coring operations for taking large deep samples of bottom sediment.
2978 thumbnail picture
Bottom photography operations and an attached water sample bottle.
2979 thumbnail picture
Recovering a piston corer.
2980 thumbnail picture
Survey technician Elmer Larsen deploying a seafloor camera.
2981 thumbnail picture
Bottom photography. Brittlestars seen in the top image and a holothurian in the bottom image.
2982 thumbnail picture
Survey technician Elmer Larsen deploying an instrument over the side.
2983 thumbnail picture
Deploying an instrument - possibly a Conductivity, Temperature, Depth sensor.
2984 thumbnail picture
Preparing piston core samples for shipment to shore facility.
2985 thumbnail picture
A split piston core sample showing various layers of sediment. Past climate conditions can be determined from study of such cores.
2986 thumbnail picture
Slushing lines on the crane of the USC&GS OCEANOGRAPHER.
2987 thumbnail picture
Deck hands slushing lines. They just don't look dirty enough.
2988 thumbnail picture
Looking astern in heavy weather.
2989 thumbnail picture
Looking astern in heavy weather.
2990 thumbnail picture
Drs. Robert Dietz and Robert Dill studying bottom sample material in upper left. Survey tech Elmer Larsen deploying camera in lower right.
2991 thumbnail picture
Swim call top. Testing a ship's boat bottom at an unidentified port.
2992 thumbnail picture
Heavy weather south of Australia.
2993 thumbnail picture
Bottom penetration sonar showing structure of Ceduna Plateau south of Australia.
2994 thumbnail picture
Nansen cast operations.
2995 thumbnail picture
The USC&GS Ship OCEANOGRAPHER in drydock - perhaps in Seattle at end of around the world cruise.
2996 thumbnail picture
Dr. Robert Dietz giving a science talk, sharing a laugh with the crew.
2997 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Paul Larsen taking a sun shot.
2998 thumbnail picture
Male pattern baldness was an issue on the OCEANOGRAPHER.
2999 thumbnail picture
El Moro at the entrance to San Juan Harbor.

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