Oceanographic Research Cruises Records,
1949-1971

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession T90046
Creators:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Dates:
1949-1971
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
20 cu. ft. (20 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This collection is organized into two series. Series One (boxes 1-5) consists of bridge logs, and records of birds and fishes. Series Two (boxes 6-20) consists of station reports.

Historical Note
Historical Note
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service initiated oceanographic researches of fishing operations in the Gulf of Mexico, beginning in the summer of 1950. The purposes were to take inventory of fishing in the Gulf of Mexico and to gather data for commercial and maritime fisheries.
The marine vessels (M/V) and later changed to research vessels (R/V) used in the studies that are part of this collection were the George M. Bowers, Combat, Coquette, Herman Cortez, Geronimo, Gulf Ranger, Milmar, Normandie, Oregon, Oregon II, Pelican, Undaunted, and Vessel X.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession T90046, Oceanographic Research Cruises Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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