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NOAA's People Collection
Catalog of Images

1800 thumbnail picture
William M. Scaife. As executive officer on the LYDONIA
Atlantic coast 1930
1801 thumbnail picture
Charles Anton Schott. Great mathematician, geodesist, geophysicist, and climatologist. Lead the effort to survey the 39th Parallel
Washington, D.C. 1890?
1802 thumbnail picture
Louis A. Sengteller.
1803 thumbnail picture
Charles D. Sigsbee. Commanded the Coast Survey Steamer BLAKE. Invented Sigsbee Sounding Machine With Alexander Agassiz was first to use steel cable for deepsea oceanography. Known for commanding the MAINE when sunk at Havana
1890?
1804 thumbnail picture
Charles D. Sigsbee. Commanded the Coast Survey Steamer BLAKE. Invented Sigsbee Sounding Machine With Alexander Agassiz was first to use steel cable for deepsea oceanography. Known for commanding the MAINE when sunk at Havana
1890?
1805 thumbnail picture
Charles D. Sigsbee. Commanded the Coast Survey Steamer BLAKE. Invented Sigsbee Sounding Machine With Alexander Agassiz was first to use steel cable for deepsea oceanography. Known for commanding the MAINE when sunk at Havana
1890?
1806 thumbnail picture
Lansing Simmons. On triangulation party. Served as commissioned officer then as civilian mathematician
Texas 1924
1807 thumbnail picture
Paul A. Smith. United States delegate to International Civil Aviation Organization. Headed aeronautical charting during WWII
1951
1808 thumbnail picture
Alfred M. Sobieralski. As second officer on the PATTERSON
1913
1809 thumbnail picture
Joseph D. Sosbee. Killed in crash of photogrammetric aircraft on Mt. Moffatt in the Aleutians.
1810 thumbnail picture
Isaac Ingalls Stevens. Second Assistant-in-charge of Coast Survey office. Increased efficiency of office. Became first governor of Washington Territory - then Union Major General. Killed at Chantilly, Virginia in 1862
1860?
1811 thumbnail picture
Robert F. A. Studds. As Chief of Party on ELSIE in Cooper River.
South Carolina, Cooper River, Charleston 1928
1812 thumbnail picture
Lawrence W. Swanson.
1813 thumbnail picture
Zera L. Tanner. First commanding officer of Fish Commission Steamer ALBATROSS. Invented many surveying and oceanographic devices.
1814 thumbnail picture
Frank M. Thorn. First non-scientist to head C&GS. Sixth Superintendent of the Coast and Geodetic Survey. Former head of Internal Revenue Service.
1886?
1815 thumbnail picture
Alvin Thorson. On the SURVEYOR.
1930
1816 thumbnail picture
James C. Tison.
1817 thumbnail picture
Ray Tryon and wife. "In beach costumes".
Virginia, Virginia Beach 1935?
1818 thumbnail picture
Ray Tryon. On the EXPLORER.
1950
1819 thumbnail picture
Clifton Wagner.
1820 thumbnail picture
Dallas Bache Wainwright. The last descendant of Benjamin Franklin to work for the Coast Survey.
1885?
1821 thumbnail picture
Commander Richard Wainwright 1817-1862. Brother-in-law of Alexander Dallas Bache. Served many years on Coast Survey. Died from disease on Mississippi River in 1862.
1861?
1822 thumbnail picture
Richard Wainwright, Jr. 1849-1926. Nephew of Alexander Dallas Bache. Had run of Coast Survey offices during Civil War. Helped modernize U.S. Navy prior to WWI. Served on the Coast Survey in the 1870's
1823 thumbnail picture
Sam White. As bush pilot. Sam White became one of the top bush pilots in Alaska in the 1940's and 1950's.
1948
1824 thumbnail picture
Henry Laurens Whiting. Considered to be the best of the Nineteenth Century topographers. Served under all Nineteenth Century Superintendents.
1825 thumbnail picture
Charles Wilkes. Close friend of Ferdinand Hassler. Controversial naval officer
1826 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant John Wilkinson. Confederate States Navy blockade runner. Served on Coast Survey prior to Civil War
1865?
1827 thumbnail picture
Marshall Vines. General Office Assistant.
1886?
1828 thumbnail picture
Ralph W. Woodworth. Chief of East Coast currents party at time of photo. Had distinction of being among first 100 Eagle Scouts in the United States Awarded Legion of Merit for reconnaissance for aeronautical charts during WWII
Massachusetts, Boston 1926
1829 thumbnail picture
Levi Woodbury. Secretary of the Treasury under Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren. Helped nurture the Survey during the 1830's
1830 thumbnail picture
Officers and wives of the GEDNEY.
Alaska, Sulzer 1907
1831 thumbnail picture
Shore party off the TAKU.
1909
1832 thumbnail picture
Sitting - Louis Sengteller (l) and unknown. Standing - E. F. Dickins (l) and Benjamin A. Colonna (r).
1833 thumbnail picture
Sitting l to r - Chisholm, Hennessey, Captain John F. Pratt, Crowell, Dr. Sommer . Standing l to r - Jamieson, Frank G. Engle, Clement L. Garner. Officers on PATHFINDER.
1911
1834 thumbnail picture
Standing l to r - Furman, R. J. Christman, Dr. Thompson, Moreford. Standing (cont.) R. B. Derickson, Eisler, H. W. Rhodes, Alfred P. Giacomini. Sitting l to r - Robert Lee Faris, John F. Pratt, Appleton. Officers on PATTERSON.
1904
1835 thumbnail picture
Standing l to r - Paul C. Whitney, D. R. Jewell, C. C. Craft, J. W. Milburn. Standing (cont.) H. L. Beck, R. J. Christman. Sitting l to r - A. R. Hunter, H. W. Rhodes, John F. Pratt, Alfred L. Giacomini. Sitting (cont.) - G. W. McLaughlin. Officers on PATTERSON.
1903
1836 thumbnail picture
Officers on PATHFINDER on first trip. Captain John Ross in center sitting.
1899
1837 thumbnail picture
Officers of the Coast and Geodetic Survey. Superintendent Thomas Corwin Mendenhall sitting in center. Superintendent flanked by George Davidson (r) and Charles Schott (l).
Washington, D.C. 1893?
1838 thumbnail picture
Muster on the MCARTHUR.
1915
1839 thumbnail picture
Crew of the MATCHLESS. Officers - 1) M. D. Glessner; 2) Marsh; 3) Kenneth T. Adams; 4) H. W. Ferguson.
February 1, 1914
1840 thumbnail picture
Level crew of H. W. Burger. l to r - H. W. Burger, Boone, Libby, Babcock, Lyons, Peterson.
Texas, Pittsburg 1902
1841 thumbnail picture
Officers on the MARINDUQUE. l to r - E. C. Mumau, Surgeon R. Cole, Engineer W.C. Carroll. Captain Paul C. Whitney on right.
Philippines 1912
1842 thumbnail picture
Officers on the MCARTHUR May 1 to June 30, 1915. On left is Captain C. G. Quillian, on right is X.O. John W. Maupin.
Alaska 1915
1843 thumbnail picture
Officers on the MCARTHUR May 1 to June 30, 1915.
Alaska 1915
1844 thumbnail picture
Leveling party of Alvin Thorson. Alvin Thorson is sixth from left kneeling.
1845 thumbnail picture
Who's Who - Cover sheet to 1931 C&GS publication. Shows all former C&GS Superintendents/Directors. Book includes autobiographical sketches of about 200 C&GS employees.
1931
1846 thumbnail picture
Jack Sammons (l) and unknown. On PIONEER.
1938?
1847 thumbnail picture
Jack Sammons and R.P. Eyman. On HYDROGRAPHER.
Gulf of Mexico 1927
1848 thumbnail picture
Jack Sammons second from left. Officers off of PIONEER.
Alaska 1938?
1849 thumbnail picture
L to r - Ector B. Latham, Charles Schanck, and Eli Packer. Officers off of HYDROGRAPHER. Traverse work on Florida's west coast.
1928

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