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  1. Radiogram to Roger Revelle

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Letters, Clippings, Ships' Logs
    • Name: Raitt, Helen; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952-12-09
    • Topic: Oceanography; Fiji; Scientific expeditions; Suva (Fiji)
    • Format: image
  2. Baird arrives 12 O'clock tomorrow...

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Letters, Clippings, Ships' Logs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953-02-20
    • Topic: Scientific expeditions; San Diego (Calif.); Oceanography
    • Format: image
  3. Memorandum to All Hands

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Letters, Clippings, Ships' Logs
    • Name: Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1952-10-16
    • Topic: Oceanography--Research-- North Pacific Ocean; San Diego (Calif.); Scientific expeditions--Pacific Ocean
    • Format: image
  4. Memorandum to All Hands

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Letters, Clippings, Ships' Logs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952-12-29
    • Topic: Ocean Island; San Diego (Calif.); Oceanography; Scientific expeditions; Alexa Bank
    • Format: image
  5. We are steaming on 063 to the next station...

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Letters, Clippings, Ships' Logs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952-12-28
    • Topic: Oceanography; Tonga; Scientific expeditions
    • Format: image
  6. Memorandum to Mr. John D. Isaacs

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Letters, Clippings, Ships' Logs
    • Name: Hendrix, C. N. G.; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952-10-03
    • Topic: Oceanography; Pasadena (Calif.)
    • Format: image
  7. Memorandum to All Hands

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Letters, Clippings, Ships' Logs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1953-01-12
    • Topic: Scientific expeditions; Oceanography; Tonga; San Diego (Calif.)
    • Format: image
  8. View of Viti Levu, Fiji, from the deck of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography research vessel, R/V Spencer F. Baird, during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Harbors
    • Format: image
  9. Diver, either Walter Munk or Robert Livingston, doing some underwater field work during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) off the island of Vava'u, part of the Tonga island chains in the South Pacific Ocean. This was the first Scripps expedition to use scuba divers to explore the Pacific. January 5, 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953-01-05
    • Topic: Scuba diving; Coral
    • Format: image
  10. Vava'u Island in the island nation of Tonga in the South Pacific during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953), in this photo the view of the cliffs and ships at the foot of the cliffs can be seen. January1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953-01
    • Topic: Harbors; Islands
    • Format: image
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Roger Revelle sitting on the deck of research vessel Spencer F. Baird (Ship), while he exams a sample from the bottom a drowned atoll known as Alexa Bank on the Melanesian border plateau 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); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Marine geology; Reefs; Corals
    • Format: image
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. An unidentified man and Arthur Eugene Maxwell (in white shorts), who was under the tutelage of Roger Revelle and was his first graduate student at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Maxwell helped to record the first successful heat flow measurements through the seafloor during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-53).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
    • Format: image
  17. Diver, possibly Willard Bascom, during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953), showed here following a tow line in a drowned atoll known as Alexa Bank on the Melanesian border plateau. December 8, 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952-12-08
    • Topic: Scuba diving
    • Format: image