Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer BLAKE.
In service 1874 -1905.
Classic Gulf Stream studies, many instrument innovations.
Pioneered deepsea anchoring
Image ID: theb0208, NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Location: Caribbean Sea, Windward Passage
Photo Date: 1880's
Credit: NOAA Photo Library, NOAA Central Library; NOAA Central Library
Category: Oceanographic Ships/1834-1899 Ships/Oceanography/
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