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NOAA Photo Library Image - theb0102

Coast and Geodetic Survey steamer BLAKE. In service 1874-1905. Conducted classic Gulf Stream studies under J. E. Pillsbury. Many innovations on this ship -- steel cable for deepsea dredging and Sigsbee Sounding Machine, Pillsbury current meter, and deepsea anchoring techniques. In: "Deep-Sea Sounding and Dredging", by Charles D. Sigsbee. Call Number GC75.S53 1880.

Image ID: theb0102, NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Location: Washington Navy Yard
Photo Date: 1880?
Credit: NOAA Central Library

Category: Oceanographic Ships/1834-1899 Ships/Oceanography/

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