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The great naturalist Louis Agassiz, the great mathematician and third superintendent of the Coast Survey Benjamin Peirce, and the former naval officer, hydrographic inspector and fourth superintendent of the Coast Survey Carlile P. Patterson.
1451 thumbnail picture
A hydrographic survey crew. Officer in charge is Francis X. Popper, with moustache and receding hairline.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands 1950 ca.
1452 thumbnail picture
First wardroom of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship PATHFINDER , 1899. Note collar insignia with U.S. This was just after the Navy had left the Coast Survey for good in the Spanish-American war and prior to the formation of a C&GS commissioned service.
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Carstons, John Bull, Price, William N. Martin, and Ray Tryon on the Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship OCEANOGRAPHER.
1454 thumbnail picture
Deck officers in training for a commission in the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1932.
1455 thumbnail picture
Assistant W. I. Vinal in the captain's quarters of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Schooner MATCHLESS, ca. 1900.
1456 thumbnail picture
Bill Scaife's Alaska survey crew ca. 1924.
1457 thumbnail picture
Ship's wardroom . Front row A.P. Ratti, believe Harold Cotton, and Elliott P. Roberts. Rear row on right believe to be Emil Kirsch.
1458 thumbnail picture
Appears to be the chief boatswain and deckies on the Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship SURVEYOR.
1459 thumbnail picture
Major General George Gordon Meade, "Old Goggle-eyes", the victor at the Battle of Gettysburg. General Meade was head of the U. S. Lake Survey from 1857-1861, a forerunner of part of today's NOAA's Office of Coast Survey.
1863 ca.
1460 thumbnail picture
Reginald Fessenden, inventor of a transducer that converted electrical energy to sound energy while transmitting and sound energy to electrical energy while receiving, at work in his laboratory. Fessenden was a major developer of ocean acoustic instruments following the sinking of the TITANIC, during WWI, and following the war years.
1915 ca.
1461 thumbnail picture
Rear Admiral Leo Otis Colbert and Captain Clement L. Garner on an inspection trip to survey work along the ALCAN Highway in 1944.
Alaska-Canada boundary area 1944
1462 thumbnail picture
Rear Admiral Leo Otis Colbert, Captain Clement L. Garner, and Commander John Bowie during an inspection trip to survey work along the ALCAN Highway. Colbert was Director of the Coast and Geodetic Survey during WWII, Garner was Chief of the Division of Geodesy, and Bowie was chief of the ALCAN survey party.
1463 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Francis B. Quinn outside of his quarters during survey work along the ALCAN Highway during WWII.
1464 thumbnail picture
Baseball team off the Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship HYDROGRAPHER.
Florida 1920 ca.
1465 thumbnail picture
Wardroom of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship HYDROGRAPHER.
1920 ca.
1466 thumbnail picture
Geodesy Division of the Coast and Geodetic Survey. William Bowie is standing in the center, with Clement Garner to his right and Jean Hawley to his left.
1467 thumbnail picture
Rear Admiral Robert W. Knox, USC&GS, Deputy Director of the C&GS, talking with Rear Admiral H. Arnold Karo, Director of the USC&GS.
1955 ca.
1468 thumbnail picture
Wardroom of Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship. Henry Healy is sitting.
1469 thumbnail picture
Wardroom of unidentified v essel - Front row rt. Alvin Thorson, right-most beard Robert Marshall, rear 4th from left Max Ricketts.
1470 thumbnail picture
Joke double-exposure of George Cowie showing how busy a C&GS hydrographer could be. Had to be doing two things at once to get the job done.
1471 thumbnail picture
From left - unknown, Ken Crosby, Lorin Woodcock, William Scaife
1472 thumbnail picture
From left - unknown, Ken Crosby, Chief Conover, unknown, Raymond Stanton Patton, unknown, unknown, William Scaife, unknown. Wardroom of LYDONIA.
1473 thumbnail picture
Wardroom of the Natoma. Ken Crosby second from left. Bill Scaife third from right.
1474 thumbnail picture
Officers on the OCEANOGRAPHER. Carstens, John C. Bull, Price, William N. Martin, Ray Tryon. 1932 training section.
1475 thumbnail picture
Members of triangulation crew at Carlsbad Caverns, 1934. Earl Hyland and wife, Mayrath, Tom Mayrath, Mrs. Mayrath, Larry Chase, Johnson, Angel Thomas, Nick Nicodemus, Smitty Smith, Cannon Ball Casey, Uppey Duffey Uplinger, Mac MacConnell, Bridges, Daily, Wobach, Bunky Holman, Thomas, Svensky Bert Nelson.
1476 thumbnail picture
1934 triangulation crew in New Mexico. Holman, Daily, Miss Thomas, Nelson, 'Ma", Anne behind doll, Thomas, Smith, Chase, and Casey.
1477 thumbnail picture
Ernst W. Eickelberg on left, Roland D. Horne on right. April 15, 1940.
1478 thumbnail picture
Ernie Stohsner and John Laskowski
Alaska, Aleutian Islands 1940?
1479 thumbnail picture
Crew of Coast and Geodetic Survey ship PIONEER sporting beards grown for beard-growning contest during field season.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands 1940?
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Crew mess on the PIONEER. Mitch Green and others.
1940?
1481 thumbnail picture
Unidentified left, Sam Grenell on right.
Alaska, Seattle 1950?
1482 thumbnail picture
Wardroom of Coast and Geodetic Survey ship. Front l to r - Harry Garber, Hubert Paton, Augustus P. Ratti, unidentified, Walter Bainbridge, unidentified. Top- unidentified, unidentified, Fair J. Bryant, Harry Reed, unidentified.
1950 ?
1483 thumbnail picture
Robert Earle and Don Jones. Arctic Field Party 1950 ca.
1484 thumbnail picture
Standing L to R - Unknown, James Tison, Leonard Hubbard, unknown, Sam Grenell, unknown, Horace Conerly, unknown.Front row - L to R - unknown, Howard Cole, unknown, unknown, David Whipp.
1485 thumbnail picture
Wardroom of PATHFINDER 1958. Junius Jarman sitting second from left, Ira Rubottom sitting third from left. Bob Williams standing center.
1486 thumbnail picture
Commander Harry Reed on left, commanding officer of HYDROGRAPHER; Lieutenant Commander Kelly Taggart on right, field operations officer.
1487 thumbnail picture
ESSA flyers - Francis D. Moran on left, Raymond Spear center, unknown.
1968 ca.
1488 thumbnail picture
Casper Durgin on left, Philip C. Doran on right. Checking observations during baseline measurement.
1489 thumbnail picture
Unidentified Coast Survey geodetic field crew members in Alaska, ca. 1955.
1490 thumbnail picture
Wardroom of SURVEYOR 1928 ca. Leonard Hubbard, Richard Lukens, Henry Healy, Paul A. Smith, Standing - John Mathisson, Carl Egner, Percy Bernstein, Joseph Partington, Frank Johnson, Franklin Gossett, Dr. Leary.
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Survey crew comprised primarily of Navy personnel at Honolulu. Eoline Hand is C&GS officer in charge of crew conducting hydrographic surveys off Pearl Harbor. He is tall man fifth from right.
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Wardroom of PIONEER in westhern Pacific. Sitting L to R - Sam Grenell, unidentified, William Deane, unidentified, Hubert Keith,. Standing, Austin Yeager, fifth from left.
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Three unidentified officers and Leo Otis Colbert on left. Probably on the C&GS Steamer GEDNEY in SE Alaska. 1910 ca. Unidentified woman was probably an officer's wife as sometimes they were able to sail to remote areas with their husband in both Alaska and the Philippines.
1494 thumbnail picture
Possibly H. W. Rhodes who later went to the Lighthouse Service. Ca. 1910.
1495 thumbnail picture
Three unidentified officers on a C&GS ship. This uniform was used during the period when officers were civilians between the detachment of Navy officers from the Survey in 1898 until 1917 when the field assistants of the C&GS became commissioned officers during WW I. Note U.S. on collar.
1496 thumbnail picture
Early training section 1932 Ca. Lieutenant Fred Peacock second from right in first row. Boatswain Oscar Peterrson back row to Peacock's left.
1497 thumbnail picture
Officer force of geodesy ca. 1937. Clement Garner fourth from right front, William Bowie fifth from right front row. Walter D. Lambert in dark overcoat behind Bowie. Jean Hawley standing to Bowie's left.
1498 thumbnail picture
Geodesy Division of the Coast and Geodetic Survey. William Bowie is standing in the center, with Clement Garner to his right and Jean Hawley to his left. Walter D. Lambert in dark overcoat behind Bowie.
1499 thumbnail picture
Unidentified officers on C&GS ship before the ironing board was invented. The fellow in the top hat was either shanghaied or in the wrong profession.

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