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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship3095

Piano-wire sounding maching developed by Sir William Thomson, later Lord Kelvin. This machine was used by George Belknap to sound from the U. S. S. TUSCARORA in a cable survey across the North Pacific. He shipped it to Charles Sigsbee on the C&GS Steamer BLAKE who modified the machine to become the Sigsbee Sounding Machine. In: "150 Years of Service on the Seas ...." Call No.GC29.2.U5 P5.

Image ID: ship3095, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect

Category: Historical Ships/Sounding/

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