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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship1128

Tsunami warning buoy recovery. This buoy had broken free from its mooring. Lifting the buoy on to the deck of the FAIRWEATHER. Note motion of ship in images ship 1127-ship1130. This was a calm day in the Gulf of Alaska with minimal wind but at least 10 feet of swell.

Image ID: ship1128, NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Location: Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Alaska
Photo Date: 2005 July 13
Photographer: T. P. Walker, NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER


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