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Gulf of Mexico Shipwreck Discovered by NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer
May 16, 2019
Type: Media: Image

A close-up view of the bow of a shipwreck discovered by NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer in the Gulf of Mexico on May 16, 2019. Marine life is prevalent on the wreck, except on the copper sheathing which still retains its antifouling ability to keep the hull free of marine organism like Teredo navalis (shipworm) that would otherwise burrow into the wood and consume the hull or barnacles that would reduce the vessel’s speed.

Gulf of Mexico Shipwreck Discovered by NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer
May 16, 2019
Type: Media: Article

The unexpected and exciting find was made during the ship's shakedown expedition.

Five divers sit inside an inflatable boat in preparation for their dive
April 1, 2018
Type: Media: Image

Ensign Brian Caldwell provides a pre-dive brief to Ensign Anna Hallingstad, Lt. Rosemary Abbitt and James Scott while Ensign Brianna Pacheco rests after her last dive.

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer CAPSTONE Closeout Celebration
October 5, 2017
Type: Media: Image

Cmdr. Eric Johnson, Capt. Todd Bridgeman and Capt. Robert Kamphaus in front of NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer at the University of Hawaii Pier in Honolulu, Hawaii.

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer Docked in Hawaii
October 3, 2017
Type: Media: Image

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer docked at the NOAA Inouye Regional Center.

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer Docked in Hawaii
October 3, 2017
Type: Media: Article

As September came to a close, so did NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer's final expedition as part of NOAA's Campaign to Address Pacific monument Science, Technology, and Ocean NEeds (CAPSTONE).

ROV Recovery Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer
September 23, 2016
Type: Media: Article

Learn more about NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer, America’s ship for ocean exploration.

ROV Deep Discoverer Surveys B-29 Superfortress
September 16, 2016
Type: Media: Image

NOAA remotely operated vehicle Deep Discoverer, deployed from NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer, surveys the wreck of a B-29 Superfortress resting upsidedown on the seafloor near Tinian Island during a 2016 expedition. This is the first B-29 crash site found of over a dozen American B-29s lost in the vicinity of Tinian and Saipan while flying missions during World War II. 

ROV Recovery Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer
September 16, 2016
Type: Media: Image

Remotely operated vehicle Deep Discoverer being brought aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer during a 2016 mission in the Pacific Ocean.

ROV Deep Discoverer Aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer
November 5, 2015
Type: Media: Image

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer Chief Boatswain Jerrod Hozendorf watches as ROV Deep Discoverer is deployed from the aft deck of the ship.

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