Homeported in San Diego, California, NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker is the fifth in a series of Oscar Dyson-class fisheries survey vessels and one of the most technologically advanced fisheries vessels in the world. The ship’s primary objective is to support fish, marine mammal, seabird and turtle surveys off the U.S. West Coast and in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean.
- NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker upon delivery to NOAA in November 2013
- Reuben Lasker passes a lighthouse on the shore of Green Bay, Wisconsin.
- Reuben Lasker underway on Menominee River in Wisconsin
- Reuben Lasker pulls into the Navy Pier in San Diego in advance of her May 2 commissioning
- The officers and crew of NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker prior to the ship's May 2 commissioning ceremony
- Reuben Lasker receives a warm welcome from a San Diego Harbor Police fire boat on May 1, 2014
- NOAA Corps Ensign Cherisa Friedlander stands at attention as the NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker is commissioned on 2 May 2014 in San Diego, California.
- Reuben Lasker pulls into the Navy Pier on 1 May 2014
- U.S. Navy Band plays at the Reuben Lasker commissioning