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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship0529

NOAA Fisheries Research Vessel CRIPPLE CREEK, formerly a Bureau of Mines vessel. This picture was taken January 17, 1972 after 100 mph winds with freezing spray lashed Kodiak, Alaska. Over 2 feet of ice built up on the vessel's port side during this storm. This vessel was excessed in 1973.

Image ID: ship0529, NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Location: Alaska, Kodiak
Photo Date: 1972 January 16
Photographer: Doyne W. Kessler, NMFS


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