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Catalog of Images

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RADM (UH) Harley Nygren , RADM (LH) Allen Powell, and CAPT Miller J. Tonkel upon the occasion of RADM Powell's retirement.
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CAPT Miller J. Tonkel, CAPT Raymond Stone, and RADM James Tison upon the occasion of CAPT Stone's retirement.
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CAPT Ralph Sobieralski and CAPT Raymond Stone upon occasion of CAPT Stone's retirement.
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CAPT Raymond Stone with retirement gift of framed photos of all USC&GS ships upon which he served.
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CDR James Randall with radio and CAPT Miller J. Tonkel on bridge of NOAA Ship OCEANOGRAPHER during docking operation.
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CAPT Miller J. Tonkel issuing oath of office to new ESSA Corps ensign.
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First Lieutenant Miller J. Tonkel, USMC, receiving medal in post WW II China. Tonkel had been transferred to Marine Corps from USC&GS in the closing days of WW II.
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Wardroom of USC&GS Ship PATHFINDER with Executive Officer Joseph Partington at head of table.
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CAPT Miller J. Tonkel presenting CAPT Horace Conerly with memento upon the occasion of Conerly's retirement.
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Lieutenant Miller J. Tonkel holding boat sheet with Chief Engineer on left and two unidentified junior officers on board USC&GS Ship PATHFINDER.
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Victor Hensen (1835-1924). Hensen headed the National Plankton Expedition.
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Otto Krummel (1854-1912), a German oceanographer and geographer. Wrote numerous early texts on oceanography.
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Captain Ray Stone giving Chief Electronics Technician Charles Kearse an award as Captain Emerson Jones looks on. On USC&GSS EXPLORER following trip from Seattle to Norfolk, Virginia in 1960.
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Coast and Geodetic Survey officers at Adak
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Adak Naval Base
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Wardroom of PIONEER. Ensign Robert C. Munson, Lieutenant Harley Nygren, Commander William Deane, ____ Public Health Service Doctor, _____, ______. standing l-r in back row. Kneeling - Lieutenant Miller J. Tonkel, ____, l-r.
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Lieutentant Commander Miller J. Tonkel upon in dress whites following graduation from Armed Forces Staff College.
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Lieutenant Commander Miller J. Tonkel, on a pier somewhere in SE Alaska.
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Lieutenant Commander Miller J. Tonkel on PATHFINDER with Pulbic Health Service doctor.
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Lieutenant Commander Miller J. Tonkel outside Pop's Bar in Sitka.
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Officers off the PATTON at Sitka
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Public Health Service Doctor ____ outside Pop's Bar in Sitka.
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Commander Joseph Partington and Commander Bill Deane of the PIONEER strolling along the pier at Adak.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Adak 1961 circa
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Crew and officer off the PATTON in a small SE Alaska port.
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Officers and crew of the C&GS Ship FATHOMER
Philippine Islands, Jolo, Sulu 1926
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Geodesist Buford K. Meade (1909-2004) . Served in the Coast and Geodetic Survey and NOAA from 1930 until 1974, retiring while head of the National Geodetic Survey Control Networks Division.
Washington, D.C.
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Crew of the USC&GS FERREL at the launching ceremony
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Stacy Hicks of the USC&GS Tides Division with the Ferrel Tide Prediction Machine
Washington, D.C. 1960
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Susan Tully of the USC&GS Tides Division with a C&GS current bottle which was thrown over board with a note to send back to the USC&GS detailing where and when the bottle was found.
Washington, D.C. 1960 circa
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Members of the San Francisco Weather Bureau Office about 1925. Edward Bowie on the left was in charge of the office. He was a brother of William Bowie of the C&GS. Edward made many contributions to marine meteorology. During WWI he served on the staff of General Pershing in Europe as the chief forecaster for the American Expeditionary Force.
California, San Francisco 1925 circa
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Surgeon Sommer of the USC&GS Ship YUKON on its wintering over railway at Goodnews Bay.
Alaska, Goodnews Bay 1913
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Captain Raymond Stanton Patton and Mrs. Patton on the USC&GS Steamer EXPLORER
Alaska 1913
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Lieutenant (j.g.) Al Thorson and one of Admiral Byrd's dogs
Alaska, Dutch Harbor 1940
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Petty officer Mears and Chief Boatswain Petersen with hash marks on sleeve.
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"Chips", the ubiquitous name for a ship's carpenter, on the winch of the SURVEYOR
Washington, Seattle 1940
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Deck hands on the DERICKSON. Chief Boatswain Peterson second from left
Alaska, Aleutian Islands 1945
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Lieutenant Percy Bernstein on the SURVEYOR
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Deck hand Dusty Rhoades bending an 8-penny spike with his bare hands. Impressive! On the SURVEYOR.
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Commander William Malnate behind alidade, W. W. Gholston standing to right.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands 1945
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Chief yeoman Harold Eby on the DERICKSON
Alaska, Aleutian Islands 1945
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W. W. Gholston, surveyor, on an Attu hillside
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Attu Island 1945
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W. W. Gholston, with Beckie who would sit up for hours like that. At a former Army artillery outpost on Attu.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Attu Island 1945
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Commander William Malnate at navigator's table with Boatswain Peterson in center and Lt. (j.g.) Wilbert Hellman on right.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Attu Island 1945
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Robert White, only administrator of ESSA (1965-1970), and the first administrator of NOAA (1970-1977)
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Richard A. Frank, the second administrator of NOAA (1977-1981)
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John V. Byrne, the third administrator of NOAA (1981-1984)
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Anthony J. Calio, the fourth administrator of NOAA (1985-1987)
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William E. Evans, the fifth administrator of NOAA (1988-1989)
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John A. Knauss, the sixth administrator of NOAA (1989-1993)
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D. James Baker, the seventh administrator of NOAA (1993-2001)

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