NOAA Photo Library Banner
Takes you to the Top Page Takes you to the About this Site page. Takes you to the Contacts page. Takes you to the HELP page. Takes you to the Credits page. Takes you to the Collections page. Takes you to the search page. Takes you to the Links page.


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

3050 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship REUBEN LASKER.
Alaska
3051 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship BELL SHIMADA during the 2010 Pacific Hake Inter-Vessel Calibration.
California, off Eureka
3052 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ships RONALD H. BROWN and WHITING tied up at Coast Guard piers with USCGC GALLATIN.
2000 circa
3053 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship GORDON GUNTER
Mississippi, Pascagoula
3054 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship KA'IMIMOANA at commissioning ceremony.
Hawaii, Pearl Harbor 1996 August 20
3055 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship KA'IMIMOANA at commissioning ceremony. First commanding officer Commander Mark V. Koehn, NOAA Corps, speaking.
3056 thumbnail picture
Welcoming cake produced for commissioning of NOAA Ship KA'IMIMOANA.
3057 thumbnail picture
Removing name "RESEARCHER" in order to rename ship "MALCOLM BALDRIGE", named for the unfortunate Secretary of Commerce who died in a rodeo accident in 1987. NOAA is a component of the Department of Commerce. No bad luck came to this ship as a result of the name change.
3058 thumbnail picture
Cake produced for Rear Admiral J. Austin Yeager's assuming of the direction of the Office of Charting and Geodetic Services. The ship is the NOAA Ship MT. MITCHELL, the last ship commanded by RADM Yeager.
3059 thumbnail picture
NOAA Ship SURVEYOR. A rough day in the Bering Sea.
Alaska, Bering Sea 1979 ca.
3060 thumbnail picture
COSMOS, skiff, and survey launch.
Southeast Alaska 1916
3061 thumbnail picture
Wiredrag boat in Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico 1921
3062 thumbnail picture
Landing on a rocky shore. Boat off of SURVEYOR.
Alaska 1925
3063 thumbnail picture
Survey launch leaving ship, lower left corner.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands
3064 thumbnail picture
COSMOS.
Southeast Alaska 1916
3065 thumbnail picture
Poling through the ice, Beaufort Sea. C&GS magnetic observer accompanying CG vessel BEAR in Beaufort Sea.
Near Demarcation Point, Alaska 1921
3066 thumbnail picture
Landing on boulder strewn beach. Under oars - a lost art.
Alaska 1949
3067 thumbnail picture
Search for sunken forest with wiredrag.
Washington, Lake Washington 1920
3068 thumbnail picture
Landing through surf under oars.
West Coast United States 1926
3069 thumbnail picture
Offloading equipment on rocky shore. World Longitude Network station.
Necker Island, Mid-Pacific 1928
3070 thumbnail picture
Launch DELTA - note sheave for sounding on stern.
Southeast Alaska 1931
3071 thumbnail picture
The "Mosquito Fleet".
Southeast Alaska 1927
3072 thumbnail picture
Note C&GS house flag.
Southeast Alaska 1922
3073 thumbnail picture
Current measuring boat.
Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island 1930
3074 thumbnail picture
Using boat to measure depth.
Gulf Coast 1935
3075 thumbnail picture
Taking boat for a walk over the mudflats. If the tide goes out and you anchor at high tide, you might have to do this.
Alaska
3076 thumbnail picture
Row, row, row, your boat .... Topo party landing - Stanley Ohlin, Dagle at oars, Wagner, and Dryman.
Alaska Aleutian Islands, Cabin Cove, Yunaska Is. 1940
3077 thumbnail picture
Launch WILDCAT at base of 600-foot cliff.
Nuka Bay, Alaska 1928
3078 thumbnail picture
A boat float from the PATHFINDER in Manila parade.
Manila, Philippines 1913?
3079 thumbnail picture
Launch 67 in the mist.
Alaska , Annex Creek 1929
3080 thumbnail picture
Heaving boat up on the beach for the night.
Philippines 1925
3081 thumbnail picture
Launch WILDCAT.
Nuka Bay area, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska 1928
3082 thumbnail picture
Towing current observation boats to stations - NATOMA in background.
San Franciso Bay 1923
3083 thumbnail picture
Boat coming alongside.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands 1940?
3084 thumbnail picture
Launch HELIANTHUS. Note antenna wire - outfitted for radio acoustic ranging.
Alaska 1927
3085 thumbnail picture
Offloading supplies for shore station. Whaleboat off EXPLORER.
Point Spencer, Bering Sea 1950
3086 thumbnail picture
Steam launch towing skiff.
Alaska 1915?
3087 thumbnail picture
Launch WILDCAT at base of 550-foot cliff - Palisade Lagoon.
Nuka Bay, Alaska 1927
3088 thumbnail picture
PATHFINDER whaleboats.
Alaska
3089 thumbnail picture
Landing at base of cliff.
Alaska 1927
3090 thumbnail picture
PEIRCE hydrographic launch approaching ship for pickup. November front had just passed whipping up wind and sea. Mike Briscoe on the bow hook. Strength and agility are the prerequisites. Lt. (j.g.) Victoria Barnum is OIC, "K.P." Keene the coxswain. Ship making lee during approach; boat out of water within two minutes of photo
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side. 1985
3091 thumbnail picture
Caught on a rock with the tide headed out. One of the hazards of having to find the rocks.
Alaska 1915
3092 thumbnail picture
Launch WILDCAT in Nuka Bay area.
Nuka Bay, Kenai Peninsula. 1927
3093 thumbnail picture
Recovery of MT. MITCHELL survey launch flipped on to reef by heavy surf. North shore of Puerto Rico. #10 in sequence of photos.
Puerto Rico
3094 thumbnail picture
Plastic Pig following stern cable breaking. #2 of photo sequence.
Norfolk, Virginia 1975?
3095 thumbnail picture
Landing through surf on boulder beach.
Alaska 1949
3096 thumbnail picture
Sounding boat from MT. MITCHELL turned over and thrown up on reef. No one killed fortunately - coxswain ended up in engine compartment. # 1 of photo sequence.
Puerto Rico
3097 thumbnail picture
Sometimes this job is really great.
Alaska
3098 thumbnail picture
Departing beach through the surf.
Philippines 1932?
3099 thumbnail picture
Launch WILDCAT at base of 550-foot cliff - Palisade Lagoon.
Nuka Bay, Alaska 1927

PAGES - 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43 | 44 | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | 51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | 55 | 56 | 57 | 58 | 59 | 60 | 61 | 62 | 63 | 64 | 65 | 66 | 67 | 68 | 69 | 70 | 71 | 72 | 73 | 74 | 75 | 76 | 77 | 78 |


Publication of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA),
NOAA Central Library
NOAA Privacy Policy | NOAA Disclaimer
Last Updated:
November 10, 2017