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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship4044

Figure 39. Current indicator invented by James Norman Carruthers in 1924. This meter works on the principle used in the Robinson anenometer. Left: picture of the unit. Right: unit open to view interior mechanism. This current meter was meant primarily for use by fishermen. It was first tested off the fireboat SAINT NICHOLAS off Great Yarmouth, Great Britain, in 1924.

Image ID: ship4044, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photographer: P. Roggero
Credit: Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Category: Oceanography/Historical instruments/

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