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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship4217

Figure 17. Belknap and Sigsbee sounding device, designed by George Belknap on board the TUSCARORA in 1873-1874. This instrument, which was a modification of the Brooke sounder, was subsequently improved by Lieutenant Charles D. Sigsbee, USN, while in command of the Coast Survey Steamer BLAKE in 1878.

Image ID: ship4217, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photographer: Y. Berard
Credit: Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Category: Oceanography/Historical instruments/

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