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  1. Members of Swan Song Expedition (1961) crew are shown here assembling the tower for the taunt wire buoy launching, oceanographer John Atkinson Knauss (center wearing blue strip shirt) is watching. This expedition explored the North Pacific at the equator and Eastern Tropical Pacific on the research ship Argo. The expedition collected large water samples for analysis, studied the Cromwell Current (Pacific Equatorial Undercurrent), and undertook a limited biological program for the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission. 1961.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Lawson, Jan B., 1931-; Argo (Ship); Swan Song Expedition (1961); Knauss, John Atkinson
    • Date: 1961
    • Topic: Scripps Institution of Oceanography--Faculty; Oceanographic instruments; Scientists--Portraits; Portrait photography; Oceanographers--Portraits
    • Format: image
  2. Unidentified lab technicians of the Swan Song Expedition (1961) are shown here setting the electronic TDS meter on board the R/V Argo during the Swansong Expedition (1961). 1961.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Lawson, Jan B., 1931-; Swan Song Expedition (1961); Argo (Ship)
    • Date: 1961
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  3. During the Swan Song Expedition (1961) a member of the crew took this photo of a Nansen bottle racks and a Russian technician aboard the Russian R/V Vitiaz (ship) in Honolulu harbor, Hawaii. September 1961.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Lawson, Jan B., 1931-; Swan Song Expedition (1961); Argo (Ship); Vitiaz (Ship)
    • Date: 1961-09
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Oceanography--Research--Soviet Union; Vitiaz (Ship); Oceanographic research ships--Soviet Union
    • Format: image
  4. Setting up gravimeter

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Lawson, Jan B., 1931-; Papagayo Expedition; Argo (Ship)
    • Date: 1965-08
    • Topic: Gravimeters (Geophysical instruments); Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  5. Splicing the deep sea cable

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Lawson, Jan B., 1931-; Argo (Ship); Papagayo Expedition
    • Date: 1965-08
    • Topic: Cables--Maintenance and repair; Wire rope; Knots and splices; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  6. Eli Silver on left; as Japanese scientists assemble heat probe

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Lawson, Jan B., 1931-; Argo (Ship); Zetes Expedition; Silver, Eli Alfred, 1942-
    • Date: 1966-05
    • Topic: Oceanographers--Japan; Geophysicists; Heat flow; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  7. PDR in Argo's main lab

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Lawson, Jan B., 1931-; Argo (Ship); Zetes Expedition
    • Date: 1966-06
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Oceanographic research ships--Interiors
    • Format: image