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

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EXPLORER launch 69.
3551 thumbnail picture
Arctic Field Party boats on shore before the ice breaks up. Launches at Nevat Camp. Combined operations party of Hubert Paton.
Nevat Camp, Beaufort Sea, Alaska May 10, 1948
3552 thumbnail picture
Arctic Field Party launch with Shoran antenna. Combined operations party of Robert Earle.
1950?
3553 thumbnail picture
Arctic Field Party launches on shore. Combined operations party of Robert Earle.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 1950?
3554 thumbnail picture
Going to Badoc Island on a bamboo raft.
West coast of Luzon, Philippines
3555 thumbnail picture
Landing at Station MIR2.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands June 12, 1949
3556 thumbnail picture
Nel, Applequist, and Francis Popper unloading hay for horses.
Unalaska Island, Aleutian Islands, Alasaka 1941
3557 thumbnail picture
Landing equipment from a LCVP on the Arctic Coast. Equipment for Arctic field party. C&GS was surveying for DEW Line sites and doing hydrography in Beaufort Sea.
3558 thumbnail picture
Preparing to land at Station Baldy in Quail Bay. Party off of PATHFINDER.
Quail Bay, Kagalaska Island, Aleutians, Alaska 1953
3559 thumbnail picture
Landing on an exposed coast. Party off of SURVEYOR.
Alaska, Baranof Island area 1924
3560 thumbnail picture
Plane table party packing up and going back to ship. Party off of SURVEYOR.
Alaska, Kenai Peninsula area 1927
3561 thumbnail picture
Surf landing west of Icy Point. Party off of SURVEYOR.
North of Cross Sound, Southeast Alaska 1924
3562 thumbnail picture
Landing weasel with native umiak. Party off of PATHFINDER.
St. Lawrence Island, Alaska 1952
3563 thumbnail picture
Getting off of Pelican Cay. Party off of WHITING.
Pelican Cay, U. S. Virgin Islands 1975
3564 thumbnail picture
Launch a skiff at low tide. Party off of LESTER JONES.
Alaska, Kanakanak, Nushagak Bay, Bristol Bay 1948
3565 thumbnail picture
ELSIE III aground on Elsie Shoal.
South of Fernandina Beach, Florida Ca. 1925
3566 thumbnail picture
The ELSIE III motor sailer on a good day.
Florida east coast 1924
3567 thumbnail picture
Recovering the ELSIE III motor sailer after it was swamped during a squall.
Florida east coast 1924
3568 thumbnail picture
Towing the ELSIE III motor sailer ashore.
Florida east coast 1924
3569 thumbnail picture
A sick engine being taken out of NOAA Launch 1257 for a trip to the shop.
Panama City, Florida October 1977
3570 thumbnail picture
Outboard engine problems - some things never change. Party off the LYDONIA.
Jacksonville, Florida 1930
3571 thumbnail picture
NOAA's ark at half tide - this boat hung up while surveying at high tide. Boat was recovered to survey another day.
Stevens Passage area 1980
3572 thumbnail picture
A charter boat used for current surveys in Boston Harbor. Current survey party of Ralph W. Woodworth.
Massachusetts, Boston Harbor 1926
3573 thumbnail picture
Loading a weasel on a umiak. Party off of PATHFINDER.
St. Lawrence Island, Bering Sea, Alaska 1954
3574 thumbnail picture
Checking aids to navigation from Boston Whaler. Party off of PEIRCE during chart evaluation surveys.
Miami, Florida Ca. 1978
3575 thumbnail picture
Zodiac rubber boat off of DISCOVERER. Used to check oceanographic buoys on DOMES studies.
Tropical Pacific Ocean 1976
3576 thumbnail picture
Boston whaler off of RESEARCHER. Used during studies of IXTOC I oil spill.
Mexico, Bay of Campeche 1979
3577 thumbnail picture
NOAA Research Vessel LAIDLY deploying oceanographic buoy.
Great Lakes Ca. 1980
3578 thumbnail picture
The WILDCAT in heavy seas from the stern of the SURVEYOR.
Off Kodiak Island, Alaska 1929
3579 thumbnail picture
The COSMOS in heavy seas off Cape Chacon.
Alaska, Cape Chacon, Southeast Alaska Ca. 1913
3580 thumbnail picture
Boston whaler hopping the wake of a survey launch. Party off of FAIRWEATHER.
Alaska, Cold Bay area, Alaska Peninsula 1985
3581 thumbnail picture
Wiredrag ship HILGARD pitching in heavy seas.
United States East Coast Ca. 1960
3582 thumbnail picture
The end of a survey day. Passing the fathometer records to the survey techs for scanning. Lt. Theberge passing records, Lt. Fred Jones climbing ladder. Operations on NOAA Ship SURVEYOR
Pago Pago, American Samoa January1971
3583 thumbnail picture
Launch hooked and ready for pickup. Coxswain Tosh Kaiura ready to climb ladder to ship. Operations on NOAA Ship SURVEYOR.
Pago Pago, American Samoa January 1971
3584 thumbnail picture
Launch picked up and swinging to cradle. Operations on NOAA Ship SURVEYOR.
Pago Pago, American Samoa January 1971
3585 thumbnail picture
Survey launch being put over side. Operations on NOAA Ship SURVEYOR.
Alaska, Cook Inlet, Kalgin Island 1967
3586 thumbnail picture
PEIRCE launch alongside ready for pickup. Lt. (j.g.) Marty Conricote ready to secure bow hook.
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
3587 thumbnail picture
PEIRCE launch approaching ship for pickup.
Delaware Bay, New Jersey side 1985
3588 thumbnail picture
Leave party returning to ship. Off of C&GS Ship PIONEER.
Alaska, Ketchikan 1941
3589 thumbnail picture
Launch returning to the PIONEER.
Alaska, False Pass or Isanotski Strait, SW Alaska 1925
3590 thumbnail picture
Launch coming alongside EXPLORER.
Alaska, Chitka Cove, Amchitka Island, Aleutian Is. 1949
3591 thumbnail picture
Towing 2000 gallon freshwater floatation cell back to ship. Party off of EXPLORER.
Alaska, Amchitka Island, Aleutian Islands 1950
3592 thumbnail picture
Launch approaching ship with shore party. Party off of PATHFINDER.
Alaska Bering Sea, St. Paul Is, Pribilof Islands 1953
3593 thumbnail picture
Lowering away with boat filled with Shoran gear for station installation. Party off of PATHFINDER.
Alaska, Cape Kutuzof, Bristol Bay 1960
3594 thumbnail picture
Boston whaler approaching WHITING. Seaman Lavin on bow, Lt. Bradford Meyers at controls.
Georgia coast 1974
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Securing Boston Whaler for pickup. Lt. (j.g.) Ed Gullickson on bow hook.
Georgia coast 1974
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Picking up skiff on FAIRWEATHER.
Alaska, Cold Bay area, Alaska Peninsula 1985
3597 thumbnail picture
Picking up skiff on FAIRWEATHER.
Alaska, Cold Bay area, Alaska Peninsula 1985
3598 thumbnail picture
Steam launch COSMOS being towed from SURVEYOR. Cruising in the Inside Passage.
Alaska Southeast 1925
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HILGARD towing launch.
Maine, Casco Bay 1943

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