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

3500 thumbnail picture
RAINIER launch secured off ship.
South coast of the island of Hawaii 1980
3501 thumbnail picture
Survey launch aground waiting for a tow. Off NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER. Lt. (j.g.) Betsy Crozier and Jimmy Kruger
3502 thumbnail picture
Oh well .... # 3 of photo sequence. NOAA Ship MT. MITCHELL
Norfolk, Virginia 1975?
3503 thumbnail picture
Hydrographic spelunkers - cave exploration by boat. Getting a fix.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands
3504 thumbnail picture
Whaleboat off PATHFINDER. A stormy day
Alaska, Kamishak Bay, Cook Inlet 1969
3505 thumbnail picture
Rigid Inflatable Hull Boat off MALCOLM BALDRIGE.
Off Miami, Florida 1991
3506 thumbnail picture
Zodiac off DISCOVERER.
Mid-Pacific
3507 thumbnail picture
Note bow of Boston whaler. Debating landing on Station WEST - Thatch Cay. Discretion prevailed - returned on a calmer day. Boat off NOAA Ship WHITING.
West end of Thatch Cay, U.S. Virgin Islands 1975
3508 thumbnail picture
Shorty Fuentes, coxswain on Boston whaler. Heading away from Station WEST - Thatch Cay. Off NOAA Ship WHITING
West end of Thatch Cay, U.S. Virgin Islands 1975
3509 thumbnail picture
Headed out for a day's work. Off of Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship SURVEYOR.
Sledge Island, Norton Sound, Alaska 1967
3510 thumbnail picture
NOAA Launch 1255 working on current surveys.
Maine 1971?
3511 thumbnail picture
Jumping off Station PELICAN to bow of Boston Whaler. Seaman Santiago coxswain, Lt. A. Theberge on bow. After a day of observing range-azimuth hydrography. Off NOAA Ship WHITING.
Pelican Cay, U.S. Virgin Islands 1975
3512 thumbnail picture
Whaleboat off SURVEYOR, Bob Rojecki coxswain. Picking up sick crewman from missile tracking vessel.
Eastern Pacific 1970
3513 thumbnail picture
Boston whaler off NOAA Ship PEIRCE. Pickup at end of day. Boat off of NOAA Ship PEIRCE
Bahama Islands, Eleuthera Island 1984
3514 thumbnail picture
Not much of a lee, Captain! LCDR Dave Waltz, bowhook. PEIRCE launch. Photo 1 of sequence
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
3515 thumbnail picture
Sometimes you need a little help. LCDR Dave Waltz, bowhook. PEIRCE launch. Photo 2 of sequence
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
3516 thumbnail picture
Hanging on when the slack comes out. LCDR Dave Waltz, bowhook. PEIRCE launch. Photo 3 of sequence
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
3517 thumbnail picture
Out of the water and mousing the hook. LCDR Dave Waltz, bowhook. PEIRCE launch. Photo 4 of sequence
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
3518 thumbnail picture
Lt. Dale Ross, bowhook on PE-1. PEIRCE launch.
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
3519 thumbnail picture
Boat tied alongside.
Alaska
3520 thumbnail picture
I always liked playing in the mud. Landing for trek to shore station.
Alaska, Chinitna Bay, Cook Inlet
3521 thumbnail picture
Plastic pig waiting for pickup on a rolly Georgia day.
Georgia coast 1974
3522 thumbnail picture
Aborted landing. PE-2 off NOAA Ship PEIRCE.
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
3523 thumbnail picture
Plastic pig surfing down swell waiting for pickup.
Georgia coast 1974
3524 thumbnail picture
Boston whaler outfitted for shallow water hydrography. LCDR Dave Waltz with hat, Coxswain Rindy. Off NOAA Ship PEIRCE
Penobscot Bay, Maine 1985
3525 thumbnail picture
We love this tropical weather. Lieutenant Maureen Kenney on right. Off NOAA Ship DAVIDSON
Southeast Alaska
3526 thumbnail picture
Whoops!!! Hung up at high tide with a 30-foot tide. Off NOAA Ship DAVIDSON
Southeast Alaska
3527 thumbnail picture
Misery loves company. Off NOAA Ship DAVIDSON.
Southeast Alaska
3528 thumbnail picture
Lt. Dale Ross, bowhook on PE-1. Launch off PEIRCE.
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
3529 thumbnail picture
Too much power - too little sense.
Imuya Bay, Alaska
3530 thumbnail picture
Waterskiing champion - Launch used for shoal hydrography in Barataria Bay. Plotting table on bow of boat.
Louisiana, Barataria Bay 1935
3531 thumbnail picture
Launch HELIANTHUS.
Nuka Bay area, Alaska 1928
3532 thumbnail picture
Launch WILDCAT. 550' cliff in Palisade Lagoon--20 fathom depth.
Nuka Bay area, Alaska 1927
3533 thumbnail picture
Landing on Necker Island. Station for World Longitude Network.
Necker Island, Mid-Pacific 1928
3534 thumbnail picture
Landing on Necker Island. Station for World Longitude Network.
Necker Island, Mid-Pacific 1928
3535 thumbnail picture
Landing over coral reef.
Philippines 1932?
3536 thumbnail picture
Surf-landing on boulder beach.
Semispochnoi Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 1949
3537 thumbnail picture
36' hydro launch with 30' shoran antenna.
3538 thumbnail picture
Lowering launch off PIONEER.
1941
3539 thumbnail picture
Launch RITTER on combined operations. Project from Brunswick, GA, to Jacksonville, FL.
Georgia - Florida coast 1934
3540 thumbnail picture
Landing on Amlia Island. Boat off PIONEER.
Alaska, Amlia Island, Aleutian Islands 1941
3541 thumbnail picture
Launch PRATT. PRATT was serving as Radio Acoustic Ranging station. Working in Gulf of Mexico with HYDROGRAPHER.
Louisiana, Morgan City July 1935
3542 thumbnail picture
Survey launch on Sacramento River Delta.
Sacramento River, California January 9, 1941
3543 thumbnail picture
Landing Shoran gear at Nushagak Bay. Boat off PATHFINDER.
Nushagak Bay, Alaska 1950
3544 thumbnail picture
Survey party - Glacier Bay.
Glacier Bay, Alaska 1938
3545 thumbnail picture
Might as well go to work with the plane table. Aground on Sacramento River delta.
Sacramento River, California January 9, 1941
3546 thumbnail picture
EXPLORER launch and skiff returning to ship.
Alaska, Chagulak Island, Aleutian Islands 1941?
3547 thumbnail picture
Launch ELSIE with house flag. In service 1919 - 1944.
3548 thumbnail picture
Skiff from PIONEER in the Aleutians with an easy landing. Landing party on Sequam Island.
Sequam Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 1940
3549 thumbnail picture
Launch lowering on the PIONEER.
1940

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