Coast and Geodetic Survey steamer BLAKE.
In service 1874-1905.
Note cable leading from bow, ship anchored in 600 fathoms.
Current surveys in the Windward Passage.
Image ID: theb0087, NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Location: Caribbean Sea, Windward Passage
Credit: NOAA Central Library
Category: Oceanographic Ships/1834-1899 Ships/Oceanography/Currents/
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