Leadline sounding operations from the WESTDAHL.
Note the splash of the lead well forward of the bow.
Image ID: theb0915, NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Location: Alaska, Taku Inlet
Photo Date: 1936
Credit: Family of Vice Admiral H. Arnold Karo, C&GS
Category: Survey Ships/Charting/Sounding/Leadline/
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