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NOAA Photo Library Image - theb0092

Coast and Geodetic Survey steamer BLAKE - in service 1874-1905. Note cable leading from bow, ship anchored in 600 fathoms. This vessel pioneered deepsea anchoring under John Elliott Pillsbury. Current surveys in the Windward Passage.

Image ID: theb0092, NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Location: Caribbean Sea, Windward Passage
Photo Date: 1888?
Credit: NOAA Office of NOAA Corps Operations

Category: Oceanographic Ships/1834-1899 Ships/Oceanography/Currents/

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