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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Deploying Nansen bottles while ship drifting downwind.
Hawaii
4351 thumbnail picture
Technician reading temperatures measured by reversing thermometers deployed with Nansen bottle. Temperature recorded was obtained at lowest depth to which Nansen bottle was lowered and then "flopped."
Hawaii
4352 thumbnail picture
Recovering Nansen bottle
Hawaii
4353 thumbnail picture
Attaching Nansen bottle to cable on hydrographic cast.
Georgia
4354 thumbnail picture
Attaching reversing thermometer to cable prior to lowering to desired depth.
Gulf Coast
4355 thumbnail picture
Double plankton sampling array used to collect fish eggs and larvae to determine the distribution and abundance of living marine resources.
1970
4356 thumbnail picture
FWS ship ALBATROSS III leaves dock after commissioning ceremony
Masschusetts, Boston 1948 July 15
4357 thumbnail picture
FWS ship ALBATROSS III leaves dock after commissioning ceremony
Masschusetts, Boston 1948 July 15
4358 thumbnail picture
Sorting and measuring length and weight of fish on FWS ship ALBATROSS III.
Massachusetts 1948
4359 thumbnail picture
Chief Engineer Franklin A. Macaulay at the controls of the 800 horsepower main engine of the FWS ship ALBATROSS III.
Massachusetts 1948
4360 thumbnail picture
FWS ship ALBATROSS III in shipyard being converted for research purposes.
Massachusetts 1947 August
4361 thumbnail picture
Reconversion of the FWS ship ALBATROSS III.
Massachusetts 1947 October
4362 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
4363 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
4364 thumbnail picture
Dockside checking of the plankton and hydrographic booms and blocks on the FWS ship ALBATROSS III
Massachusetts 1948 July 15
4365 thumbnail picture
Lowering a Nansen bottle on the ALBATROSS III
Massachusetts 1948 July 15
4366 thumbnail picture
Fisherman Abel Medeiros at the wheel of the FWS ship ALBATROSS III.
Massachusetts 1948 March
4367 thumbnail picture
Enclosed trawl winch on the ALBATROSS III.
Massachusetts 1948 July 15
4368 thumbnail picture
Captain Marvin O. Rice in the chart and instrument room of the FWS ship ALBATROSS III.
Massachusetts 1948 April 6
4369 thumbnail picture
The forecastle or foc'sle of the FWS ship ALBATROSS III. This is the crew quarters of the vessel.
Massachusetts 1948 March
4370 thumbnail picture
Chief Engineer Macaulay at the switchboard of the FWS ship ALBATROSS III.
Massachusetts 1948 March
4371 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
4372 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
4373 thumbnail picture
Setting a marker buoy on an offshore bank
California, off San Diego
4374 thumbnail picture
Receiving signals from an acoustic transmitting tuna tag.
4375 thumbnail picture
Receiving signals from an acoustic transmitting tuna tag.
4376 thumbnail picture
Gear used for calibrating current meters. One to six meters may be calibrated simultaneously.
4377 thumbnail picture
Receiving signals from an acoustic tuna tag.
4378 thumbnail picture
Underwater camera for bottom survey use. Each acquired image encompasses about 40 square feet.
4379 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
4380 thumbnail picture
Retrieving a bathythermograph at the end of a cast off a Navy oceanographic ship.
4381 thumbnail picture
Diver collecting specimens and observing bottom organisms
New York, Long Island, Jones Inlet
4382 thumbnail picture
Camera sled being deployed
Georgia, off Brunswick
4383 thumbnail picture
Deploying a Nansen bottle, used for measuring sub-surface temperature and to collect water samples for analysis.
4384 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.
4385 thumbnail picture
The submersible ASHERAH which is used by the BCF in Hawaiian waters.
4386 thumbnail picture
Preparing instruments on a makeshift floating instrumented platform.
4387 thumbnail picture
The two man submersible ASHERAH operating with the BCF vessel TOWNSEND CROMWELL in Hawaiian waters.
1965 September 26
4388 thumbnail picture
Member of scientific party of Pacific Oceanographic Group (POG) removing sample after tow from cod end of a POG plankton net.
4389 thumbnail picture
Deploying high-speed plankton sampler from BCF vessel.
4390 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
4391 thumbnail picture
Deploying the bathythermograph from the Fisheries Research Vessel HUGH M. SMITH in the tropical Pacific Ocean.
Pacific Ocean 1957 circa
4392 thumbnail picture
Deploying an early model STD or CTD instrument with water sample bottles above.
California, San Diego area 1965 ca.
4393 thumbnail picture
A bathythermograph being deployed by lanyard from the Fisheries Research Vessel HUGH M. SMITH
Pacific Ocean 1957 circa
4394 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
4395 thumbnail picture
Releasing a bathythermograph aboard the ALBATROSS IV
Massachusetts offshore 1964 February 3
4396 thumbnail picture
Deploying a bathythermograph from a fisheries research vessel
4397 thumbnail picture
Hydraulic bathythermograph winch and metering block on board the Fisheries Research Vessel HUGH M. SMITH
Pacific Ocean 1957 circa
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Scientist making quantitative oxygen analysis of sea water on board the Fisheries Research Vessel HUGH M. SMITH
Pacific Ocean 1957 circa
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Deploying a bathythermograph from a fisheries research vessel
Maine, Boothbay Harbor 1960 circa

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