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NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Catalog of Images

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The USC&GS OCEANOGRAPHER entering Monaco's harbor.
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The USC&GS OCEANOGRAPHER being secured to the pier at Monaco.
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The USC&GS OCEANOGRAPHER being secured to the pier at Monaco.
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Commander John Plaggmeir with Princess Grace and Prince Rainier at Monaco.
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Captain Arthur Wardwell discussing ship systems and mission with Princess Grace of Monaco.
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Captain Arthur Wardwell, Princess Grace of Monaco, and Chief Steward Joe Dacera cutting a celebratory cake.
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The USC&GS Ship OCEANOGRAPHER at Odessa, Russia.
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The USC&GS Ship OCEANOGRAPHER at Odessa, Russia.
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Street musicians and dancers in Odessa, Russia.
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Former pollywogs, new shellbacks after passing through the gauntlet of an equator crossing ceremony.
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Neptune's court on top - passing through the garbage chute bottom left - kissing the baby bottom right during equator crossing ceremonies.
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Looking aft to where the ship has been as the OCEANOGRAPHER sails around the world.
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Aerial view of the OCEANOGRAPHER underway.
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Water level view of the OCEANOGRAPHER underway.
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The OCEANOGRAPHER at Sydney, Australia.
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OCEANOGRAPHER in port somewhere on its around the world cruise.
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Front page of the Seattle Times as the OCEANOGRAPHER enters its new home port.
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ESSA News article announcing change of command of OCEANOGRAPHER as Captain Arthur Wardwell, its first captain, passes command to Captain John Phillips.
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ESSA News article heralding at sea pickup of 3 GB of first BOMEX data being transferred from fhip to aircraft for 1368 mile flight back to shore processing facility.
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Inflating balloon for data pickup by C-130 aircraft. To rapidly transfer 3 GB of data from ship in BOMEX to shore facility required streaming data canister from balloon and devising means to retrieve from C-130 aircraft.
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Inflating balloon for data pickup by C-130 aircraft. To rapidly transfer 3 GB of data from ship in BOMEX to shore facility required streaming data cannister from balloon and devising means to retrieve from C-130 aircraft.
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Inflated balloon ready for being streamed for data pickup from C-130 aircraft on the BOMEX project.
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Data canister being prepared for streaming below balloon for pickup by C-130 aircraft.
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Data canister in small boat with line leading to balloon and ready for pickup by C-130 aircraft.
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C-130 aircraft flying by NOAA Ship OCEANOGRAPHER preparing to snag line leading to data canister. Note balloon to right of and above aircraft as seen in image.
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Deep sea anchoring system devised for maintaining station while conducting operations on BOMEX.
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Deployment cradle for deep sea anchoring system.
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Bringing deep sea anchoring system aboard the OCEANOGRAPHER.
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Securing deep sea anchoring system in cradle aboard the OCEANOGRAPHER.
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The deep sea anchoring system secured in its cradle aboard the OCEANOGRAPHER and ready for deployment.
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Deep sea mooring buoy for use with deep sea anchoring system aboard the OCEANOGRAPHER.
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Deep sea mooring buoy for use with deep sea anchoring system aboard the OCEANOGRAPHER.
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Deep sea mooring buoy attached to anchoring system being deployed. Radar reflector mounted on buoy.
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NOAA Ship HI'IALAKAI seen off Anatahan Island in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
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NOAA Ship HENRY BIGELOW pushing water.
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Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship DISCOVERER.
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Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship DISCOVERER (L) tied up bow to bow with Coast Guard cutter at Dutch Harbor. Mount Ballyhoo in the background.
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A Christmas card depicting the brand new Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship EXPLORER. From Lieutenant Al Thorson to Schoppe family.
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Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship DISCOVERER
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Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship DISCOVERER tied up at a cannery pier.
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Lieutenant Commander Ray Schoppe on the USC&GS Ship SURVEYOR carrying families and dignitaries to the launching ceremony of the USC&GS Ship EXPLORER on Lake Washington.
1940 April 15
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Lieutenant Commander Ray Schoppe on the USC&GS Ship SURVEYOR carrying families and dignitaries to the launching ceremony of the USC&GS Ship EXPLORER on Lake Washington.
1940 April 15
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From L-R, Captain Hardy, unidentified, Lieutenant Commander Ray Schoppe, and Commander Sobieralski on the SURVEYOR attending launching ceremony of the USC&GS Ship EXPLORER.
1940 April 15
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Lieutenant Commander Ray Schoppe with wife Cora and daughter Ruth at launching ceremony of USC&GS Ship OCEANOGRAPHER.
1940 April 15
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Antonio Jacobsen painting of the USC&GS Ship PATHFINDER dated 1899.
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USC&GS Ship PIONEER in drydock.
California, Oakland area 1935?
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Art deco print of USC&GS Ship EXPLORER sailing in front of the Seattle skyline.
1939?
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NOAA Ship OCEANOGRAPHER in Shanghai Harbor during historic trip as first United States Government vessel to enter their waters since 1948.
People's Republic of China, Shanghai
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Stern view of the NOAA R/V TATOOSH. This vessel is the research vessel of NOAA's Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary.
2015 August 5
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NOAA Ship OSCAR DYSON in the Bering Sea.
Alaska, Bering Sea

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