The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Fall 1983, Volume 29, Number 4
Thomas L. Scharf, Managing Editor
by Elizabeth N. Shor
The campus of Scripps Institution of Oceanography in 1949. The decade of the 1950s marked the real beginning of the Institution’s study of the world’s oceans.
One-half of the fleet in 1948: the new ships Horizon and Crest.
Marine Life Research technicians retrieving a plankton net on a 1948 cruise.
Roger Revelle (foreground) and Robert F. Dill handling a piston corer on Midpac Expedition, 1950
New equipment of the 1950s: Lewis W. Kidd balancing a depressor.
Harris B. Stewart (center) measuring the manganese nodule gathered in hydrogmphic wire on Northern Holiday Expedition.
A myctophid fish.
The haul of a midwater trawl; Carl L. Hubbs handling a specimen.
The weird creature is a snipe-eel, also from a midwater collection.
Conrad Limbaugh, who taught the first scuba classes at Scripps.
Divers exploring off a tropical island during Capricorn Expedition, 1952-53.
The campus of Scripps Institution of Oceanography in 1959.
THE PHOTOGRAPHS are courtesy of Scripps Institution of Oceanography.