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

3400 thumbnail picture
Rounding Cape Hatteras. Sometimes the seas kick up a little bit in this area.
Offshore Cape Hatteras, North Carolina 1974
3401 thumbnail picture
Sea smoke in the Gulf of Mexico - a cold winter's day. It's not always warm in the Gulf of Mexico.
Gulf of Mexico 1985?
3402 thumbnail picture
Coaling the MARINDUQUE.
Philippines 1925
3403 thumbnail picture
Coaling the MARINDUQUE at Sandakan.
Sandakan, Borneo 1925
3404 thumbnail picture
Coaling ship.
Philippines 1933?
3405 thumbnail picture
The PATHFINDER in drydock at Kowloon.
China, Kowloon 1906?
3406 thumbnail picture
C&GS boat crews racing on the 4th of July.
Manila, Philippines 1913?
3407 thumbnail picture
C&GS holiday parade float.
Manila, Philippines 1913?
3408 thumbnail picture
Funeral procession for Chief Boatswain Thomas Reyes. Officers and crew of the PATHFINDER paying final respects. Ship's crew made the coffin and decorated the truck.
Philippine Islands, Zamboanga January 6, 1927
3409 thumbnail picture
Funeral of Chief Boatswain Thomas Reyes. Each crewman put a small pinch of dirt in coffin before burying Boatswain Reyes. Ship's crew made the coffin and decorated the truck.
Philippine Islands, Zamboanga January 6, 1927
3410 thumbnail picture
Officers were able to sail with their wives. Leo Otis Colbert and his wife Florentine Odou Colbert. Off Cebu on the FATHOMER.
Philippine Islands, Cebu 1912
3411 thumbnail picture
The ship's mascots on the RESEARCH.
Philippines 1906
3412 thumbnail picture
Some of the crew with family and friends on a Sunday afternoon. On the foredeck of the PATHFINDER.
Philippines 1925
3413 thumbnail picture
The C&GS Ship FATHOMER on a good day. Photo #1 of sequence.
Philippines 1927
3414 thumbnail picture
Aerial view of the C&GS Ship FATHOMER on a bad day. After the typhoon of August 15, 1936. Photo #2 of sequence.
Port San Vicente, Luzon, Philippines August 1936
3415 thumbnail picture
Aerial view of the FATHOMER aground after typhoon of August 15, 1936. Barometer stood at 26.77 inches during passage of eye. Photo #3 of sequence.
Port San Vicente, Luzon, Philippines August 1936
3416 thumbnail picture
Aerial view of the FATHOMER aground after typhoon of August 15, 1936. Barometer stood at 26.77 inches during passage of eye. Photo #4 of sequence.
Port San Vicente, Luzon, Philippines August 1936
3417 thumbnail picture
FATHOMER aground after typhoon of August 15, 1936. Barometer stood at 26.77 inches during passage of eye. Photo #5 of sequence.
Port San Vicente, Luzon, Philippines August 1936
3418 thumbnail picture
FATHOMER aground after typhoon of August 15, 1936. Barometer stood at 26.77 inches during passage of eye. Photo #6 of sequence.
Port San Vicente, Luzon, Philippines August 1936
3419 thumbnail picture
FATHOMER aground after typhoon of August 15, 1936. Barometer stood at 26.77 inches during passage of eye. Photo #7 of sequence.
Port San Vicente, Luzon, Philippines August 1936
3420 thumbnail picture
The weak anchor chain link that broke and caused FATHOMER to ground. Barometer stood at 26.77 inches during passage of eye. Photo #8 of sequence.
Port San Vicente, Luzon, Philippines August 1936
3421 thumbnail picture
FATHOMER being towed to Manila. Barometer stood at 26.77 inches during passage of eye. Photo #9 of sequence.
Port San Vicente, Luzon, Philippines August 1936
3422 thumbnail picture
Chart showing location of FATHOMER grounding. Barometer stood at 26.77 inches during passage of eye. Photo #10 of sequence.
Port San Vicente, Luzon, Philippines August 1936
3423 thumbnail picture
The PATHFINDER decked out in holiday finery.
Philippines
3424 thumbnail picture
The MARINDUQUE in shipyard.
Philippines 1908?
3425 thumbnail picture
The MARINDUQUE at Malangas.
Malangas, Philippines 1923?
3426 thumbnail picture
The PATHFINDER after arriving in the Philippines. An old post card that had been repeatedly printed.
Philippines
3427 thumbnail picture
The PATHFINDER aground in the Cagayan River entrance. The aftermath of a typhoon. Being dug out by a dredge.
Philippines 1926
3428 thumbnail picture
The PATHFINDER aground in the Cagayan River entrance. The aftermath of a typhoon. Being dug out by a dredge.
Philippines 1924
3429 thumbnail picture
The FATHOMER with launch alongside.
Philippines 1926
3430 thumbnail picture
The PATHFINDER on laundry day. Hanging out the sheets to dry.
Philippines 1925
3431 thumbnail picture
Survey boat in a tropical lagoon. Boat off the MARINDUQUE.
Philippines 1914?
3432 thumbnail picture
Coming alongside - Lt. (j.g.) George L. Anderson. Boat off the MARINDUQUE.
Philippines 1925
3433 thumbnail picture
The Mount Batua building party. George L. Anderson on right and member of Philippine constabulary with rifle.
Philippines 1925
3434 thumbnail picture
Exploring sea caves and undercut cliffs. Boat off the MARINDUQUE.
Philippines 1925
3435 thumbnail picture
A survey launch towing a small boat. Boats off the MARINDUQUE.
Malampaya Sound, Philippines 1925
3436 thumbnail picture
Survey crew returning to ship. Boat off the MARINDUQUE.
Philippines 1932?
3437 thumbnail picture
Survey boat being walked in over a reef. Boat off of RESEARCH - offshore right side of photo.
Philippines 1907
3438 thumbnail picture
Survey boat under sail.
Philippines 1908?
3439 thumbnail picture
Survey boat being walked in over a reef.
Philippines 1907
3440 thumbnail picture
Survey boat underway. Boat off the PATHFINDER.
Philippines 1925
3441 thumbnail picture
Casting the lead on the PATHFINDER.
Philippines 1913?
3442 thumbnail picture
Casting the lead on the PATHFINDER.
Philippines 1913?
3443 thumbnail picture
Boat off the RESEARCH at tide gauge.
Philippines 1906?
3444 thumbnail picture
A C&GS survey party starting for Badoc Island on a bamboo raft.
West coast of Luzon
3445 thumbnail picture
A water taxi at Singapore. Headed west around the world after a Philippine tour.
Singapore 1930
3446 thumbnail picture
An inter-island ferry used by a C&GS party.
Philippines
3447 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship LESTER JONES aground in the Nushagak River. Lots of mudflats when the tide goes out.
Nushagak River, Alaska Ca. 1950
3448 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship LYDONIA on the pier at Antigua. Reflections on the pier at Antigua after a rain. In service 1919-1947.
British West Indies, Antigua 1940
3449 thumbnail picture
The wreck of the Coast Guard Cutter TAHOMA in 1914. The PATTERSON under J. B. Miller made a 1600 mile round trip to rescue survivors . PATTERSON rescued 26 Coast Guard personnel who were on an island. Reef called Tahoma Reef to this day. J. B. Miller died on the LUSITANIA the following year
Tahoma Reef, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 1914

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