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|166k||Dr. Tam O'Shaughnessy, ship's sponsor for the auxiliary general oceanographic research (AGOR) vessel R/V Sally Ride
(AGOR-28), breaks a bottle across the bow during a christening ceremony at the Dakota Creek Industries, Inc., shipyard in Anacortes, WA. Joining Dr. O'Shaughnessy
on the platform are Mr. Dick Nelson, president, Dakota Creek Industries, Inc., Matron of Honor, the reverend Dr. Bear Ride, Matron of Honor, Kathleen Ritzman, Assistant
Director, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, Kathryn Sullivan, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and RADM. Matthew Klunder, Chief of Naval Research.
US Navy photo # 140809-N-PO203-348 ANACORTES, Wash. (Aug. 9, 2014) , by John F. Williams
|68k||R/V Sally Ride (AGOR-28) moored pierside at her builders yard, Dakota Creek Industries Inc., Anacortes, WA., 9 August 2014.||Lee Wahler|
|265k||The auxiliary general purpose oceanographic research vessel R/V Sally Ride (AGOR-28) is commissioned at the Broadway Pier
Port Pavilion, San Diego, CA.
US Navy photo # 161028-N-DB907-413 SAN DIEGO (Oct. 28, 2016)
|163k||The auxiliary general purpose oceanographic research vessel R/V Sally Ride (AGOR-28) under way conducting a series of
science verification cruises in order to test its installed systems and ensure its readiness for conducting future research missions. Operated by Scripps Institution of
Oceanography under a charter lease agreement with the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Sally Ride has multi-beam bottom-mapping and ocean current profiling
sonars, advanced meteorological sensors and satellite data transmission systems, the latest navigation and ship-positioning systems and a specially designed hull that
improves sonar acoustic performance. The Navy, through ONR, has been a leader in building and providing large ships for the nation's academic research fleet since
World War II.
US Navy photo # 161215-N-PO203-134 PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 15, 2016) by John F. Williams
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