The USS OCEANOGRAPHER, known as "The Green Gremlin".
Tied up in Long Beach just before scrapping in 1944.
Served in Solomon Islands, hydrographers named Iron Bottom Sound.
Image ID: theb2951, NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Location: Long Beach, California
Photo Date: 1944
Category: War Service/World War II/Navy Service/Ships/
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