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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

4300 thumbnail picture
Dockside checking of the plankton and hydrographic booms and blocks on the FWS ship ALBATROSS III. Bathythermograph secured to wire.
Massachusetts 1948 July 15
4301 thumbnail picture
Dockside checking of the plankton and hydrographic booms and blocks on the FWS ship ALBATROSS III. Nansen bottle secured to wire.
Massachusetts 1948 July 15
4302 thumbnail picture
Dockside checking of the plankton and hydrographic booms and blocks on the FWS ship ALBATROSS III
Massachusetts 1948 July 15
4303 thumbnail picture
Lowering a Nansen bottle on the ALBATROSS III
Massachusetts 1948 July 15
4304 thumbnail picture
Fisherman Abel Medeiros at the wheel of the FWS ship ALBATROSS III.
Massachusetts 1948 March
4305 thumbnail picture
Enclosed trawl winch on the ALBATROSS III.
Massachusetts 1948 July 15
4306 thumbnail picture
Captain Marvin O. Rice in the chart and instrument room of the FWS ship ALBATROSS III.
Massachusetts 1948 April 6
4307 thumbnail picture
The forecastle or foc'sle of the FWS ship ALBATROSS III. This is the crew quarters of the vessel.
Massachusetts 1948 March
4308 thumbnail picture
Chief Engineer Macaulay at the switchboard of the FWS ship ALBATROSS III.
Massachusetts 1948 March
4309 thumbnail picture
Sampling ichthyoplankton and zooplankton aboard the NOAA Ship GEORGE B. KELEZ off the Oregon and Washington coast. Using bongo nets.
Oregon coast 1971 November
4310 thumbnail picture
Using a new computerized STD system aboard the NOAA Ship GEORGE B. KELEZ. Donald Fisk, Charles Bartlett, and Gerald Sanger examining the frequency counters associated with the STD system.
Oregon coast 1971 November
4311 thumbnail picture
Setting a marker buoy on an offshore bank
California, off San Diego
4312 thumbnail picture
Receiving signals from an acoustic transmitting tuna tag.
4313 thumbnail picture
Receiving signals from an acoustic transmitting tuna tag.
4314 thumbnail picture
Gear used for calibrating current meters. One to six meters may be calibrated simultaneously.
4315 thumbnail picture
Receiving signals from an acoustic tuna tag.
4316 thumbnail picture
Underwater camera for bottom survey use. Each acquired image encompasses about 40 square feet.
4317 thumbnail picture
NENUE I adrift off the Kona coast of the big island of Hawaii. This raft served as an instrument platform among other uses.
1962
4318 thumbnail picture
Retrieving a bathythermograph at the end of a cast off a Navy oceanographic ship.
4319 thumbnail picture
Diver collecting specimens and observing bottom organisms
New York, Long Island, Jones Inlet
4320 thumbnail picture
Camera sled being deployed
Georgia, off Brunswick
4321 thumbnail picture
Deploying a Nansen bottle, used for measuring sub-surface temperature and to collect water samples for analysis.
4322 thumbnail picture
The BCF GERONIMO, research vessel for the Tropical Atlantic Biological Laboratory at Virginia Key, Miami. Like its sister ship, the UNDAUNTED, it is a converted sea-going tug. It is 143 feet long, has twin diesel engines, and a cruising range of 9,500 miles.
4323 thumbnail picture
The submersible ASHERAH which is used by the BCF in Hawaiian waters.
4324 thumbnail picture
Preparing instruments on a makeshift floating instrumented platform.
4325 thumbnail picture
The two man submersible ASHERAH operating with the BCF vessel TOWNSEND CROMWELL in Hawaiian waters.
1965 September 26
4326 thumbnail picture
Member of scientific party of Pacific Oceanographic Group (POG) removing sample after tow from cod end of a POG plankton net.
4327 thumbnail picture
Deploying high-speed plankton sampler from BCF vessel.
4328 thumbnail picture
Submersible ASHERAH at the Whaling City Dredge and Dock Corporation facility. The ASHERAH was built by the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics. This photo was taken before delivery to the BCF in Honolulu fur use in Hawaiian waters.
Connecticut, Groton 1965
4329 thumbnail picture
Deploying the bathythermograph from the Fisheries Research Vessel HUGH M. SMITH in the tropical Pacific Ocean.
Pacific Ocean 1957 circa
4330 thumbnail picture
Deploying an early model STD or CTD instrument with water sample bottles above.
California, San Diego area 1965 ca.
4331 thumbnail picture
A bathythermograph being deployed by lanyard from the Fisheries Research Vessel HUGH M. SMITH
Pacific Ocean 1957 circa
4332 thumbnail picture
Deploying a bathythermograph from a fisheries research vessel. The bathythermograph is one of the standard tools of the oceanographer. It draws a continuous trace of water temperature to a depth of 450 feet.
Pacific Ocean 1960 circa
4333 thumbnail picture
Releasing a bathythermograph aboard the ALBATROSS IV
Massachusetts offshore 1964 February 3
4334 thumbnail picture
Deploying a bathythermograph from a fisheries research vessel
4335 thumbnail picture
Hydraulic bathythermograph winch and metering block on board the Fisheries Research Vessel HUGH M. SMITH
Pacific Ocean 1957 circa
4336 thumbnail picture
Scientist making quantitative oxygen analysis of sea water on board the Fisheries Research Vessel HUGH M. SMITH
Pacific Ocean 1957 circa
4337 thumbnail picture
Deploying a bathythermograph from a fisheries research vessel
Maine, Boothbay Harbor 1960 circa
4338 thumbnail picture
Inserting a smoked glass slide in the bathythermograph housing. Used to record a temperature profile of the surface layer of the ocean.
Alaska 1960 circa
4339 thumbnail picture
Making a bathythermograph cast aboard the ALBATROSS IV
Massachusetts offshore 1965 circa
4340 thumbnail picture
Retrieving a Nansen bottle aboard the Fisheries Research Vessel MURRE II.
Alaska Southeast 1960 circa
4341 thumbnail picture
Preparing to take a Nansen Bottle cast on the ALBATROSS III
Massachusetts offshore 1948 circa
4342 thumbnail picture
Placing a Nansen bottle on the wire aboard the MURRE II.
Alaska Southeast 1960 circa
4343 thumbnail picture
The Nansen bottle rack on the MURRE II.
Alaska Southeast 1960 circa
4344 thumbnail picture
Winch operator with metering device on the Fisheries Research Vessel HUGH M. SMITH
Tropical Pacific Ocean 1957 circa
4345 thumbnail picture
Removing a Nansen bottle to the wire for obtaining both temperature at depth and a water sample. On board the Fisheries Research Vessel HUGH M. SMITH. Pacific Exploratory Fishery Investigations.
Tropical Pacific Ocean 1957 circa
4346 thumbnail picture
Recovering a Nansen bottle in rough seas on the Fisheries Research Vessel HUGH M. SMITH.
Tropical Pacific Ocean 1957 circa
4347 thumbnail picture
Recovering a Nansen bottle in rough seas on the Fisheries Research Vessel HUGH M. SMITH.
Tropical Pacific Ocean 1957 circa
4348 thumbnail picture
Nansen bottle rack on the Fisheries Research Vessel HUGH M. SMITH.
Tropical Pacific Ocean 1957 circa
4349 thumbnail picture
Lowering Secchi disk to determine relative turbidity (amount of suspended sediment) in the water. The depth at which the disk is no longer visible can be related to the amount of suspended material in the water.
Alaska Southeast 1960 circa

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