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  1. Helen Hill Raitt, the first woman to take part in an extended American oceanographic expedition called the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); she is doing clerical work at a desk during this expedition on the R/V Spencer F. Baird (ship). Capricorn Expedition was the first Scripps Institution of Oceanography expedition to use scuba divers to explore the Pacific. Research ships Horizon (ship) and Spencer F. Baird (ship) mapped seamounts and guyots and other features of the Pacific seafloor. Scientists studied the 35,400 foot deep Tonga Trench, the second deepest place in the ocean, and measured heat flow on the East Pacific Rise. Circa 1953.

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Raitt, Helen
    • Date: 1935
    • Topic: Scientific Expeditions
    • Format: image
  2. Jim Haydn and his dog Spencer

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Hayden, James A.
    • Date: 1950
    • Topic: Dogs
    • Format: image
  3. (Left to right) Philip E. Jackson, Arthur Eugene Maxwell and Richard E. Blumberg on aboard R/V Spencer F. Baird (ship) while on the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). They are shown here lowering the heat probe which records temperatures at various depths of the bottom sediments. The heat probe was used for the first successful heat flow measurements of the seafloor during the Expedition. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Maxwell, Arthur Eugene, 1925-; Jackson, Philip E.; Blumberg, Richard E.
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Oceanographic research ships; Marine geology
    • Format: image
  4. (Left to right) Robert L. Fisher, Milton Nunn Bramlette and William Riedel are shown here with a core sample aboard the research vessel Spencer F. Baird (Ship), during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Bramlette, Milton Nunn, 1896-1977; Riedel, W.R.; Fisher, Robert L.
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Marine geology; Oceanographers; Drill cores
    • Format: image
  5. (Left to right) Takaroan pearl divers Fereti and Tehaiere with diving goggles around their necks confer with Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) diver Willard Bascom while village chief Paniora stands by holding weighted diving line. Geographically Takaroa is part of the King George Islands; it is an atoll in the Tauamotu group in French Polynesia, it is known for its fine pearls, including black pearls. This was the first Scripps Institution of Oceanography expedition to use scuba divers to explore the Pacific. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Paniori; Bascom, Willard N, 1916-; Fereti; Tehaiere
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Tuamotu Archipelago; Pearl divers
    • Format: image
  6. (Left to right) Theodore Robert Folsom, unidentified man, and Milton Nunn Bramlette shown here are launching a water sampler during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Blumberg, Richard; Folsom, Theodore Robert, 1908-1989; Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  7. 100 foot long splice in kinked main coring cable (now 30,000 feet)

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  8. [Alan C.] Jones and Daray [i.e. Bernard Darsey], R/V HORIZON

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship); Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Darsey, Bernard
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Scientific instruments; Oceanographic research ships--Interiors; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  9. [Crossing Pacific]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Storms--Pacific Ocean
    • Format: image
  10. [Diver] Underwater 1/100 - 5.6, clear water 12-15 ft., R/V Horizon

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Coral; Scuba diving
    • Format: image
  11. [Edward L.] Barr and BT, R/V HORIZON

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Horizon (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Scientific instruments; Bathythermograph
    • Format: image
  12. [Edward L.] Barr and BT, R/V HORIZON

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship); Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Scientific instruments; Bathythermograph
    • Format: image
  13. [Edward S.] Barr, R/V Horizon

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship); Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Scientific instruments
    • Format: image
  14. [Edwin L.] Hamilton, R/V HORIZON

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship); Hamilton, Edwin L. (Edwin Lee), 1914-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  15. [Edwin L.] Hamilton, R/V Horizon

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship); Hamilton, Edwin L. (Edwin Lee), 1914-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Seismic profiling
    • Format: image
  16. [Edwin L.] Hamilton, R/V Horizon

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Horizon (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Hamilton, Edwin L. (Edwin Lee), 1914-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Seismic profiling
    • Format: image
  17. [Field station at beach, Eninman Island,] 1952

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Islands; Oceanography--Field work (land); Beaches--Marshall Islands
    • Format: image
  18. [Field station at] Eninman Isl 3, 1952

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Johnson, Martin W. (Martin Wiggo), 1893-; Holter, Norman J., 1914-1983
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanography--Field work (land)
    • Format: image
  19. [John D. Isaacs, ?, and Willard Bascom] Feeding wire out, Bikini area

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Isaacs, John D. (John Dove); Bascom, Willard N., 1916-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  20. [Madison E.] Carroll winch operator [on Horizon]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship); Carroll, Madison
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Winches
    • Format: image