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  1. (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
  2. (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
  3. (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
  4. (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
  5. [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
  6. [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
  7. [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
  8. [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
  9. [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: 1952-09
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships--Interiors
    • Format: image
  10. [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
  11. [Edwin L.] Hamilton, October 1952, 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: 1952-10
    • Topic: Seismic profiling
    • Format: image
  12. [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
  13. [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
  14. [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
  15. [Islands]

    • Collection: Roger Revelle Papers
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Islands
    • Format: image
  16. [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
  17. [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
  18. [Norman Jefferies] Holter, R/V Horizon

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship); Holter, Norman J., 1914
    • Date: 1952-09
    • Topic: Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  19. [Seascape]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Islands
    • Format: image
  20. [Seascape]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Islands
    • Format: image
  21. [Seascape]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Islands
    • Format: image
  22. [Seascape]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Islands
    • Format: image
  23. [Seascape]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Islands
    • Format: image
  24. [Seascape]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Islands
    • Format: image
  25. [Seascape]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Islands
    • Format: image
  26. [Seascape]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Islands
    • Format: image
  27. [Seascape]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Islands
    • Format: image
  28. [Spencer F. Baird at port]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  29. [Spencer F. Baird]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  30. [Willard] Bascom on raft -distance

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Bascom, Willard N., 1916
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Buoys
    • Format: image
  31. [Willard] Bascom raft -skiff- Bikini

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Isaacs, John D. (John Dove); Bascom, Willard N., 1916-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Lifeboats; Buoys
    • Format: image
  32. [William C.] King - haircut - Bucky

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); King, William C.
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Haircutting
    • Format: image
  33. [Winter] Horton and [Edwin L.] Hamilton arming charge, October 1952, R/V HORIZON

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Horizon (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horton, Winter Davis; Hamilton, Edwin L. (Edwin Lee), 1914-
    • Date: 1952-10
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Seismic profiling
    • Format: image
  34. [Winter] Horton and [Edwin L.] Hamilton, October 1952, 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-; Horton, Winter Davis
    • Date: 1952-10
    • Topic: Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  35. [Winter] Horton, [Warren W.] Beckwith, [Miles M.] Payne [playing checkers] R/V Horizon

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Horizon (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Beckwith, Warren Wallace, Jr.; Horton, Winter Davis; Payne, Miles M.
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Checkers
    • Format: image
  36. A church among palm trees

    • Collection: Roger Revelle Papers
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Villages and towns--Pacific Area; Church buildings
    • Format: image
  37. A cordial meeting of a unidentified scientific crew member and island native on a Pacific ocean Island during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Islands
    • Format: image
  38. A damaged lead core barrel is positioned next to a new one. The old one was brought up from the Tonga Trench during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  39. A damaged lead core barrel is positioned next to a new one. The old one was brought up from the Tonga Trench during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  40. A frame [on Spencer F. Baird]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Maxwell, Arthur Eugene, 1925-; Raitt, Russell W.
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  41. A Frame, R/V Horizon

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Horizon (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Scientific instruments
    • Format: image
  42. A group photograph of the scientific members and ship crew on the fantail of the R/V Horizon during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). The only members that are identified in this photo on the left side are: Norman J. Holter standing on stairs, next to Thomas J. O'Callaghan (man with pipe and sailor hat) who was the ship's cook. On the right side are; Bernand Darsy (front row, man with pipe); directly behind him is Edward Sheldon Barr (his arm parallel above Darsy's head); sitting next to him is Alan Churchill Jones; and directly behind them is Edwin L. (Edwin Lee) Hamilton. October 14, 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship); Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; O'Callaghan, Thomas J.; Holter, Norman J., 1914-1983; Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Hamilton, Edwin L. (Edwin Lee), 1914-
    • Date: 1952-10-14
    • Topic: Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  43. A new winch cable for the R/V Spencer F. Baird (ship) used during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  44. A precautionary fire drill as was seen from the top deck of the R/V Horizon during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Fire drills
    • Format: image
  45. A precautionary fire drill as was seen from the top deck of the R/V Horizon during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Fire drills
    • Format: image
  46. A skiff being launched with diving gear and divers, who will explore Falcon Island part of the Tonga group in the south central Pacific Ocean, during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). This was the first Scripps expedition to use scuba divers to explore the Pacific. Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Lifeboats; Scuba diving
    • Format: image
  47. A skiff is prepared with diving gear for divers, who will explore Falcon Island part of the Tonga group in the south central Pacific Ocean, during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). This was the first Scripps expedition to use scuba divers to explore the Pacific. Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Lifeboats; Scuba diving
    • Format: image
  48. A skiff is prepared with diving gear for divers, who will explore Falcon Island part of the Tonga group in the south central Pacific Ocean, during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). This was the first Scripps expedition to use scuba divers to explore the Pacific. Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Scuba diving; Lifeboats
    • Format: image
  49. A skiff used during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Lifeboats; Scuba diving
    • Format: image