Sounding party off USCS Brig FAUNTLEROY.
1857-Earliest picture of Coast Survey sounding operations.
Watercolor by James Madison Alden, nephew of Lieutenant CommandingJames Alden.
Image ID: theb0330, NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Location: Strawberry Harbor, Rosario Straits, Washington
Photo Date: 1857
Credit: NOAA Photo Library, NOAA Central Library; Burke Museum, University of Washington
Category: Survey Ships/1834-1899 Ships/Charting/Sounding/
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