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NOAA Photo Library Image - theb3995

NOAA Ship RAINIER. The last NOAA ship under sail. Holding its head into the wind while anchored off the windward coast of the Big Island conducting launch operations. Staysail helped minimize rolling. Note brown stack.

Image ID: theb3995, NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Location: Hawaii, Hawaii south coast
Photo Date: 1980

Category: Survey Ships/1960- Ships/

High Resolution Photo Available

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