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  1. 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
  2. Robert Floyd Dill shown here is adjusting an underwater camera during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) on board the research vessel Spencer F. Baird (Ship). Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Underwater imaging systems; Oceanographic instruments; Cameras
    • Format: image
  3. Raft in distance at sea

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  4. Spec[ial] Dev[elopments] Equipment Baird-Transpac

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Transpac Expedition; Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1953-07-22
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  5. [Neil Marshall preparing to deploy trawl at night]

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Vermilion Sea Expedition (1959)
    • Date: 1959
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Scientific expeditions--Mexico; Oceanographic instruments; Trawls and trawling
    • Format: image
  6. [Oceanographers preparing trawl for deployment on deck]

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Vermilion Sea Expedition (1959); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1959
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Scientific expeditions--Mexico; Oceanographers; Trawls and trawling
    • Format: image
  7. [Oceanographers with trawl on deck]

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Vermilion Sea Expedition (1959)
    • Date: 1959
    • Topic: Trawls and trawling; Oceanographic instruments; Scientific expeditions--Mexico; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  8. 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
  9. [Oceanographers preparing trawl for deployment at night]

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Vermilion Sea Expedition (1959)
    • Date: 1959
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Oceanographers; Scientific expeditions--Mexico; Trawls and trawling
    • Format: image
  10. Lowering of a core oceanographic instrument into the ocean at night is being done here, during the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). 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 during this expedition. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Oceanographic instruments; Submarine geology
    • Format: image
  11. 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
  12. Engineer William C. King ("Buddy") stands behind the drum holding the R/V Spenser F. Baird's (ship) 40,000 foot tapered steel cable during the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). 1952.

    • 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: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  13. [Maxwell Silverman, center, and others with Peterson grab sampler]

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Vermilion Sea Expedition (1959); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Silverman, Maxwell
    • Date: 1959
    • Topic: Scientific expeditions--Mexico; Oceanographers; Oceanographic instruments; Dredges; Dredging (Biology)
    • Format: image
  14. [Oceanographers deploying trawl from A frame at night]

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Vermilion Sea Expedition (1959); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1959
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Oceanographic instruments; Scientific expeditions--Mexico; Trawls and trawling
    • Format: image
  15. [Maxwell Silverman and another man deploying trawl from A frame at night]

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Vermilion Sea Expedition (1959); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1959
    • Topic: Trawls and trawling; Scientific expeditions--Mexico; Oceanographic instruments; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  16. Walter H. Munk (right) and two unidentified men lowering the camera into the water near Palmerston Island during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Palmerston Island is a coral atoll in the Cook Islands in the Pacific Ocean. 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 during this expedition. 1952.,Scripps Institution of Oceanography's very own Walter H. (Walter Heinrich) Munk (right) and two unidentified men lowering the camera into the water near Palmerston Island during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Palmerston Island is a coral atoll in the Cook Islands in the Pacific Ocean. 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 during this expedition. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Cameras; Oceanographic instruments; Underwater imaging systems
    • Format: image
  17. Ronald Mason with magnetometer, aboard the research vessel Spencer F. Baird (Ship) during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953), magnetometer is a scientific instrument used to measure the strength and/or direction of the magnetic field in the vicinity of the instrument. Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Mason, Ronald G.
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Magnetometer; Oceanographic instruments; Geomagnetism--Pacific Ocean
    • Format: image
  18. [Richard von Herzen with slide rule and heat probe]

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Vermilion Sea Expedition (1959); Von Herzen, Richard P.
    • Date: 1959
    • Topic: Heat flow; Oceanographers; Scientific expeditions--Mexico; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  19. Lowering of a core oceanographic instrument into the ocean is being done here, during the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). 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 during this expedition. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Submarine geology; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image