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  1. A large business building on the island of Tahiti, the largest island in the French Polynesia archipelago located in the South Pacific. Photo was taken by a crew member of the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) while visiting Tahiti. January 17, 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953-01-17
    • Topic: Harbors; Islands
    • Format: image
  2. A large wooden building in Pago Pago, capital city of American Samoa as seen and photographed by a member of the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953).1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Islands; Villages
    • Format: image
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. A view a winch on one of two ships used 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: Oceanographic instruments; Winches
    • Format: image
  6. A view of Pago Pago harbor, as photographed by a member of the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) during a stopover in American Samoa. January 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953-01
    • Topic: Harbors; Islands
    • Format: image
  7. A view of Pago Pago harbor, as photographed by a member of the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) during a stopover in American Samoa. January 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953-01
    • Topic: Harbors; Islands
    • Format: image
  8. A view of Suva, the capital and largest city of Fiji, as ships of the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) are entering her port. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Islands
    • Format: image
  9. A view of the beach on Bikini Island, this photo was taken by a member of the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Operation Ivy, the U.S. first test of a thermonuclear bomb, preceded the expedition. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Beaches
    • Format: image
  10. A-frame on ship during Capricorn Expedition. 1953

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  11. A.J. Smith laying in a bed with mosquito netting in Viti Levu, Fiji, during a break from the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Smith, A.J.
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Harbors; Mosquito Control
    • Format: image
  12. Adjusting wave recording meter on Cherrete Island. Stan Ruttenberg and Jeff Holter

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Horizon (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Ruttenberg, Stanley; Holter, Norman J., 1914-1983
    • Date: 1952-10-23
    • Topic: Oceanography--Field work (land); Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  13. Alan Jones on the Capricorn Expedition, 1952

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  14. An unidentified man and Arthur Eugene Maxwell (in white shorts) lowering instrument at the stern of the ship. Maxwell helped to record the first successful heat flow measurements through the seafloor during the Capricorn Expedition. 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Maxwell, Arthur Eugene, 1925-
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  15. An unknown diver underwater during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Scuba diving
    • Format: image
  16. Arthur Maxwell and group on ship fantail, Capricorn Expedition, 1952

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Maxwell, Arthur Eugene, 1925-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  17. Arthur Maxwell with heat probe on deck of Horizon

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship); Maxwell, Arthur Eugene, 1925-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Heat flow; Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  18. Arthur Maxwell. Capricorn Expedition, 1952

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Maxwell, Arthur Eugene, 1925-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Wit and humor--Pictorial; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  19. Atomic wash down system, Horizon. Winter Horton, Darsey in foreground

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Horizon (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horton, Winter Davis; Darsey, Bernard
    • Date: 1952-09
    • Topic: Nuclear weapons--Marshall Islands--Bikini Atoll--Testing; Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  20. Beach during wave, Bikini area. Capricorn Expedition, 1952

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Beaches
    • Format: image
  21. Beach on Bikini Island. Capricorn Expedition, 1952

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Beaches
    • Format: image
  22. Beer and movie at the Back and Atom Club, Bikini Island, during Capricorn Expedition. November 4, 1952. Front: Willard Bascom, John MacFall, Walter Munk. Middle: Martin Johnson, Buddy King

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Johnson, Martin W. (Martin Wiggo), 1893-1984; Bascom, Willard N., 1916-; Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-; King, William C.; MacFall, John B.
    • Date: 1952-11-04
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands)
    • Format: image
  23. Bikini area beach during wave

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Beaches
    • Format: image
  24. Bikini area landing craft loading from beach. Capricorn Expedition, 1952

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Beaches; Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands); Landing craft
    • Format: image
  25. Bikini area, beach during wave

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Beaches
    • Format: image
  26. Bikini beach during wave. Capricorn Expedition, 1952

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Beaches
    • Format: image
  27. Bob Dill, H. William Menard, and Russell W. Raitt, during an Equator Crossing the Line ceremony, during Capricorn Expedition onboard R/V Spencer F. Baird. 1952

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Raitt, Russell W.; Menard, Henry W. (Henry William), 1920-1986; Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Crossing the equator
    • Format: image
  28. booby landing on the head of Edward Sheldon Barr during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Horizon (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Sea birds; Wit and humor--Pictorial
    • Format: image
  29. Boscawen Island, in the Vava'u Island group in the Kingdom of Tonga as was seen from 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)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Islands; Tonga
    • Format: image
  30. Boscawen Island, in the Vava'u Island group in the Kingdom of Tonga as was seen from 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)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Tonga; Islands
    • Format: image
  31. Camp on Enimon Isle

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Johnson, Martin W. (Martin Wiggo), 1893-1984; Holter, Norman J., 1914-1983
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanography--Field work (land); Scientific expeditions
    • Format: image
  32. Canoe in bay. Papeete, Tahiti. Capricorn Expedition, January 17, 1953

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953-01-17
    • Topic: Islands; Canoes and canoeing
    • Format: image
  33. Capricorn, Naho being skinned

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Fishes
    • Format: image
  34. Children, Kios Vava'u, Tonga Islands. Capricorn Expedition, January 6, 1953

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953-01-06
    • Topic: Villages; Tongans; Children--Tonga; Islands
    • Format: image
  35. Close Pass Seismic Run [Horizon stern photographed from deck of R/V Spencer F. Baird]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Horizon (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Seismic profiling--Pacific Ocean; Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  36. Cocktail Party, Suva, Fiji on R/V SPENCER F. BAIRD

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952-12-12
    • Topic: Entertaining; Suva (Fiji)
    • Format: image
  37. Coring tube on deck

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  38. Coronado Island

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953-02-18
    • Topic: Islands; San Diego (Calif.)
    • Format: image
  39. Crane on Bikini Island, this photo was taken by a member of the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Operation Ivy, the U.S. first test of a thermonuclear bomb, preceded the Capricorn expedition. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Construction equipment; Jungles
    • Format: image
  40. Crew and scientists spelling out "RV HORIZON SIO LA JOLLA CALIF" on the fantail of R/V Horizon, during the Capricorn Expedition. Walter H. Munk seated at left. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship); Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  41. Crew member, Bernard Darsey, in Enniman camp, "Abstain I," on Bikini Atoll during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). October 24, 1952.

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Horizon (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Darsey, Bernard
    • Date: 1952-10-24
    • Topic: Oceanography--Field work (land)
    • Format: image
  42. Crew members (left to right): Edward (Edward Sheldon) Barr, Bernard Darsey and Jeff (Norman J.) Holter enjoy a gourmet meal from cans "Abstain I" encampment on Eniman Island, Bikini Atoll, during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). October 27, 1952.

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Horizon (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Holter, Norman J., 1914-1983; Darsey, Bernard; Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-
    • Date: 1952-10-27
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Oceanography--Field work (land)
    • Format: image