Launch HELIANTHUS outfitted as Radio-Acoustic-Ranging station vessel.
Working with the SURVEYOR.
Launch usually provided transportation for independent topo or hydro party.
Image ID: theb3174, NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Location: Prince William Sound area, Alaska
Photo Date: 1929
Credit: Captain Harry Garber, C&GS
Category: Survey Boats/Navigation/Electronic/RAR/
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