Role of the weather ships page 3

Launching a deep sea trawl from Institute of Oceanography Southampton in 1971 from Reporter

© Derek Ogle
Dave Southon being launched in the Z boat

Dave Southon being launched in the Z boat

© Derek Ogle
John Bunting placing a nanson bottle on deep sea winch line 1971

John Bunting placing a nanson bottle on deep sea winch line 1971

© Derek Ogle
Recovering a Bathythermograph

Recovering a Bathythermograph

© Derek Ogle
Practising abandon ship and Air Sea Rescue drills from Weather Watcher

Practising abandon ship and Air Sea Rescue drills from Weather Watcher

© Harry Cocks
Recovering mail onto Weather Watcher

Recovering mail onto Weather Watcher

© Harry Cocks
A balloon onboard Monitor in 1968

A balloon onboard Monitor in 1968

© Dave Pickerell
Alex Coulson with a Deep Sounding Plankton Recorder

Alex Coulson with a Deep Sounding Plankton Recorder

© Chris Jackson
Hector MacDonald recovering a deep bathythermograph on Weather Surveyor in 1967

Hector MacDonald recovering a deep bathythermograph on Weather Surveyor in 1967

© Chris Jackson
2 unknown seamen preparing a deep temperature sounding

2 unknown seamen preparing a deep temperature sounding

© Chris Jackson
Les McDonald checking sea temperatures

Les McDonald checking sea temperatures

© Chris Jackson

SAR exercise from Surveyor

© Chris Jackson
Recovering a Dan Buoy

Recovering a Dan Buoy

© Chris Jackson
Balloon launch from Cumulus II

Balloon launch from Cumulus II

© Chris Kent
Balloon launch from Starella

Balloon launch from Starella

© Chris Kent
Frank Kirkham, Ken Southerland computing a Sonde ascent, Weather Monitor 1962

Frank Kirkham, Ken Southerland computing a Sonde ascent, Weather Monitor 1962

© Bernard Burton