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  1. [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
  2. Henri Rotschi (left) holds a basket used to collect pearl shell. Tehaiere Paniora (center) and Willard N. Bascom (right) are shown here examining weight line. Crew members are on a break from 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); Bascom, Willard N., 1916-; Paniora, Tehaiere; Rotschi, Henri
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Pearl divers
    • Format: image
  3. John Dove Isaacs (left) feeding wire out with Willard Bascom (in center squatting down) looking back, in the Bikini area, onboard R/V Spencer F. Baird, Capricorn Expedition, 1952

    • 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: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  4. Returning in a skiff from Keppel and Niuatoputapu Islands in the island nation of Tonga, in the Pacific Ocean during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) is Willard N. Bascom (left) and other members of the expedition. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Bascom, Willard N., 1916-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Lifeboats; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  5. Scientist/scuba divers including Walter Heinrich Munk (securing belt) and Willard Bascom (to right of Munk) working from a motor launch at a Pleistocene atoll called Alexa Bank during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). This was the first Scripps Institution of Oceanography expedition to use scuba divers to explore the Pacific. Research ships Horizon and Spencer F. Baird 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. December 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Livingston, Robert; Bascom, Willard N., 1916-; Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-
    • Date: 1952-12
    • Topic: Scuba diving
    • Format: image
  6. Scientists on the fantail of R/V Spencer F. Baird (ship) homeward bound from the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Back row (left to right): Richard von Herzen; Roger Revelle; Willard N. Bascom; Theodore Robert Folsom; Alan Churchill Jones; Gustaf Arrhenius; Henri Rotschi; Robert Livingston; Russell Raitt. Seated (Left to right): Philip E. Jackson; Richard E. Blumberg; Ronald Mason; Robert Floyd Dill; Arthur Eugene Maxwell; Winter Davis Horton; Walter H. (Walter Heinrich) Munk; and Helen Raitt. February 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Von Herzen, Richard P.; Raitt, Helen; Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Bascom, Willard N., 1916-; Livingston, Robert; Arrhenius, Gustaf; Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Horton, Winter Davis; Maxwell, Arthur Eugene, 1925-; Jackson, Philip E.; Mason, Ronald G.; Folsom, Theodore Robert, 1908-1989; Rotschi, Henri; Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-; Raitt, Russell W.; Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-; Blumberg, Richard
    • Date: 1953-02
    • Topic: Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  7. Willard N. Bascom inspecting the \"aqua lungs\" on deck of the R/V Spencer Baird (ship) during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). This was the first Scripps Institution of Oceanography expedition to use scuba divers to explore the Pacific. February 16, 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Bascom, Willard N., 1916-
    • Date: 1953-02-16
    • Topic: Scuba diving
    • Format: image
  8. Willard N. Bascom, at left, readying instruments raft onboard R/V Spencer F. Baird. Bikini area. Capricorn Expedition, 1952

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Bascom, Willard N., 1916-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  9. Group on the fantail of R/V Spencer F. Baird homeward bound from the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Standing: Richard von Herzen; Roger Revelle; Willard N. Bascom; Theodore Robert Folsom; unidentified; Alan Churchill Jones; Gustaf Arrhenius; Henri Rotschi; Robert Livingston; Helen Raitt; and Russell W. Raitt; Seated: Philip E. Jackson; Richard E. Blumberg; Ronald Mason; Robert Floyd Dill; Arthur Eugene Maxwell; Winter Davis Horton; and Walter H. (Walter Heinrich) Munk. February 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Maxwell, Arthur Eugene, 1925-; Von Herzen, Richard P.; Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-; Raitt, Helen; Arrhenius, Gustaf; Bascom, Willard N., 1916-; Folsom, Theodore Robert, 1908-1989; Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-; Raitt, Russell W.; Blumberg, Richard E.; Jackson, Philip E.; Mason, Ronald; Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Livingston, Robert; Rotschi, Henri; Horton, Winter Davis
    • Date: 1953-02
    • Topic: Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  10. Putting wire over side

    • 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
    • Format: image