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

2950 thumbnail picture
MT. MITCHELL survey launch -recovery efforts. Back up in the davits. # 13 of photo sequence
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands 1982
2951 thumbnail picture
MT. MITCHELL survey launch -recovery efforts. A broken windshield, a few dents, soon ready for work again. # 14 of photo sequence
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands 1982
2952 thumbnail picture
Plastic pigs coming home from a day's work.
Georgia Coast 1973
2953 thumbnail picture
LCVP from SURVEYOR landing.
Norton Sound, Alaska 1968
2954 thumbnail picture
Frosty says "Hi". At least he's wearing his hard hat.
Alaska
2955 thumbnail picture
Sometimes its easy. Boston whaler from WHITING at Inner Brass Island.
Inner Brass Island, U. S. Virgin Islands 1974
2956 thumbnail picture
High speed Launch NOAA 1257 - what a beautiful boat. Modified Gulf crew boat. Drydock at Newport, Florida
St. Marks River, Florida 1977
2957 thumbnail picture
PE-2 waiting for pickup on a cold November day. Boat off NOAA Ship PEIRCE.
Delaware Bay 1985
2958 thumbnail picture
PE-2 -bowhook (term for individual on bow of boat) reaching for the hook. Boat off NOAA Ship PEIRCE.
Delaware Bay 1985
2959 thumbnail picture
Lt. (j.g.) Martin Conricote throwing bow line to PEIRCE. Boat off NOAA Ship PEIRCE. Note motorcycle helmet and safety life vest
Delaware Bay 1985
2960 thumbnail picture
Lt. (j.g.) Martin Conricote pushing down the bow hook. Boat off NOAA Ship PEIRCE.
Delaware Bay 1985
2961 thumbnail picture
Brace yourself - note slack in hook. When boat drops into trough, hook and cable will come up taut. Boat off NOAA Ship PEIRCE
Delaware Bay 1985
2962 thumbnail picture
Boat out of the water - mousing the bow hook. Boat off NOAA Ship PEIRCE. Boat off NOAA Ship PEIRCE
Delaware Bay 1985
2963 thumbnail picture
Life on a hydro ship. The clank of the gripes - the whir of the davits. Securing Launch PE-2 after pickup. On NOAA Ship PEIRCE.
Delaware Bay 1985
2964 thumbnail picture
High speed Launch NOAA 1255 on Lake Erie. Two Detroit Diesel 12-71's pushing along at 20 knots.
New York, Lake Erie 1981
2965 thumbnail picture
Survey launch off NOAA Ship RAINIER in heavy seas off Big Island of Hawaii.
South coast of island of Hawaii 1980
2966 thumbnail picture
NOAA Launch 1257. Roaring home up the St. Marks River after a day's work in the Gulf.
St. Marks River, Florida 1976
2967 thumbnail picture
RAINIER survey launch climbs out of trough in 15-foot seas. Off the Big Island of Hawaii.
South coast of the island of Hawaii 1980
2968 thumbnail picture
RAINIER survey launch in trough in 15-foot seas. Off the Big Island of Hawaii.
South coast of the island of Hawaii 1980
2969 thumbnail picture
RAINIER launch secured off ship.
South coast of the island of Hawaii 1980
2970 thumbnail picture
Survey launch aground waiting for a tow. Off NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER. Lt. (j.g.) Betsy Crozier and Jimmy Kruger
2971 thumbnail picture
Oh well .... # 3 of photo sequence. NOAA Ship MT. MITCHELL
Norfolk, Virginia 1975?
2972 thumbnail picture
Hydrographic spelunkers - cave exploration by boat. Getting a fix.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands
2973 thumbnail picture
Whaleboat off PATHFINDER. A stormy day
Alaska, Kamishak Bay, Cook Inlet 1969
2974 thumbnail picture
Rigid Inflatable Hull Boat off MALCOLM BALDRIGE.
Off Miami, Florida 1991
2975 thumbnail picture
Zodiac off DISCOVERER.
Mid-Pacific
2976 thumbnail picture
Note bow of Boston whaler. Debating landing on Station WEST - Thatch Cay. Discretion prevailed - returned on a calmer day. Boat off NOAA Ship WHITING.
West end of Thatch Cay, U.S. Virgin Islands 1975
2977 thumbnail picture
Shorty Fuentes, coxswain on Boston whaler. Heading away from Station WEST - Thatch Cay. Off NOAA Ship WHITING
West end of Thatch Cay, U.S. Virgin Islands 1975
2978 thumbnail picture
Headed out for a day's work. Off of Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship SURVEYOR.
Sledge Island, Norton Sound, Alaska 1967
2979 thumbnail picture
NOAA Launch 1255 working on current surveys.
Maine 1971?
2980 thumbnail picture
Jumping off Station PELICAN to bow of Boston Whaler. Seaman Santiago coxswain, Lt. A. Theberge on bow. After a day of observing range-azimuth hydrography. Off NOAA Ship WHITING.
Pelican Cay, U.S. Virgin Islands 1975
2981 thumbnail picture
Whaleboat off SURVEYOR, Bob Rojecki coxswain. Picking up sick crewman from missile tracking vessel.
Eastern Pacific 1970
2982 thumbnail picture
Boston whaler off NOAA Ship PEIRCE. Pickup at end of day. Boat off of NOAA Ship PEIRCE
Bahama Islands, Eleuthera Island 1984
2983 thumbnail picture
Not much of a lee, Captain! LCDR Dave Waltz, bowhook. PEIRCE launch. Photo 1 of sequence
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
2984 thumbnail picture
Sometimes you need a little help. LCDR Dave Waltz, bowhook. PEIRCE launch. Photo 2 of sequence
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
2985 thumbnail picture
Hanging on when the slack comes out. LCDR Dave Waltz, bowhook. PEIRCE launch. Photo 3 of sequence
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
2986 thumbnail picture
Out of the water and mousing the hook. LCDR Dave Waltz, bowhook. PEIRCE launch. Photo 4 of sequence
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
2987 thumbnail picture
Lt. Dale Ross, bowhook on PE-1. PEIRCE launch.
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
2988 thumbnail picture
Boat tied alongside.
Alaska
2989 thumbnail picture
I always liked playing in the mud. Landing for trek to shore station.
Alaska, Chinitna Bay, Cook Inlet
2990 thumbnail picture
Plastic pig waiting for pickup on a rolly Georgia day.
Georgia coast 1974
2991 thumbnail picture
Aborted landing. PE-2 off NOAA Ship PEIRCE.
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
2992 thumbnail picture
Plastic pig surfing down swell waiting for pickup.
Georgia coast 1974
2993 thumbnail picture
Boston whaler outfitted for shallow water hydrography. LCDR Dave Waltz with hat, Coxswain Rindy. Off NOAA Ship PEIRCE
Penobscot Bay, Maine 1985
2994 thumbnail picture
We love this tropical weather. Lieutenant Maureen Kenney on right. Off NOAA Ship DAVIDSON
Southeast Alaska
2995 thumbnail picture
Whoops!!! Hung up at high tide with a 30-foot tide. Off NOAA Ship DAVIDSON
Southeast Alaska
2996 thumbnail picture
Misery loves company. Off NOAA Ship DAVIDSON.
Southeast Alaska
2997 thumbnail picture
Lt. Dale Ross, bowhook on PE-1. Launch off PEIRCE.
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
2998 thumbnail picture
Too much power - too little sense.
Imuya Bay, Alaska
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Waterskiing champion - Launch used for shoal hydrography in Barataria Bay. Plotting table on bow of boat.
Louisiana, Barataria Bay 1935

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