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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. [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
  3. Biographies of Senior members of Capricorn Scientific Party

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Letters, Clippings, Ships' Logs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Horizon (Ship); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Arrhenius, Gustaf; Fairbridge, Rhodes Whitmore, 1914-; Bramlette, Milton Nun, 1896-1977; Livingston, Robert Burr; Bascom, Willard N., 1916-; Folsom, Theodore Robert, 1908-1989; Johnson, Martin W. (Martin Wiggo), 1893-1984; Isaacs, John D. (John Dove)
    • Date: 1952-09-25
    • Topic: Oceanographers--biography; Scientists--Biography; San Diego (Calif.)
    • Format: image
  4. Group of people aboard the R/V Horizon

    • Collection: Roger Revelle Papers
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Horizon (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Masters, Bob; Masters, Joe; Livingston, Robert Burr, 1918-; Bascom, Willard N., 1916-
    • Date: 1953-01-12
    • Topic: Cook Islanders; Polynesians; Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Joe and Bob Masters dance to music played by Palmerston natives aboard the R/V Horizon

    • Collection: Roger Revelle Papers
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Horizon (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Masters, Bob; Jackson, Philip E.; Bascom, Willard N., 1916-; Livingston, Robert Burr, 1918-; Masters, Joe
    • Date: 1953-01-12
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Cook Islanders; Polynesians
    • Format: image
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Takaroan pearl divers, Fereti and Tehaiere, confer with Capricorn diver Willard Bascom

    • Collection: Roger Revelle Papers
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Ferete; Bascom, Willard N., 1916-; Paniora; Tehaire
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Pearl divers
    • Format: image
  14. Willard Bascom standing over cable winding on a Duck amphibious vehicle. Capricorn Expedition, 1952

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Bascom, Willard N., 1916-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Landing craft
    • Format: image
  15. 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
  16. 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