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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship1427

NOAA Launch 1257 being lowered to deck of USNS cargo ship prior to transport and transfer to government of Malta.This launch and its sister vessel Launch 1257 pioneered the development of automated hydrography in the Coast and Geodetic Survey.

Image ID: ship1427, NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Credit: NOAA Atlantic Marine Center Historical Photo

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