Coast and Geodetic Survey steamer BLAKE - in service 1874-1905.Note cable leading from bow, ship anchored in 600 fathoms.This vessel pioneered deepsea anchoring under John Elliott Pillsbury.Current surveys in the Windward Passage.
Credit: NOAA Office of NOAA Corps Operations
Location: Caribbean Sea, Windward Passage
Subject: Oceanographic Ships
Subject: 1834-1899 Ships