View from deck of oceanic survey vessel underway in heavy sea, in the Pacific ocean. Seawater runs through spaces between core sample tubes fastened to gunwale of the ship. Water runs across the entire deck, under lifeboat stanchion.
Laboratory aboard oceanic survey vessel in Pacific Ocean. Technician scrapes small amount of mud from a core sample, and examines it under a microscope.
Crewmen aboard oceanic survey vessel, in Pacific Ocean,use sextant to plot sun lines, for navigation purposes.
Instrument panel on board oceanic survey vessel. Technician makes adjustments to seismic data recording equipment. Paper is fastened with tape around a rotating drum and pens record the seismic data on the paper.
The Japanese Navy and U.S. Navy in combat in the Pacific Ocean during the Battle of Midway in World War II. On June 3rd 1942 : U.S. amphibious aircraft take off from a catapult. A sailor observes through binoculars from a ship deck. A convoy of Japanese ships in the Pacific ocean. A pilot in the cockpit of the U.S. Navy aircraft in flight. A man beside the control panel. The Pacific Fleet Admiral Chester William Nimitz on a ship. The United States sailors work on the ship deck. The sailors inside a cabin on the ship. Men walk out of the cabin to the deck. The men load a bomb in bomb bay of an aircraft. The ammunition on the deck. The aircraft takes off from the carrier deck. U.S. Navy ships attacked by Japanese aircraft. Smoke rising from an aircraft carrier in the Pacific ocean. U.S. ships fire at Japanese planes. A Japanese plane crashes into the ocean. A parked U.S. plane bounces to side of aircraft carrier after explosions and turbulence and nearly falls off edge. Dramatic close view of a Japanese aircraft hit while closing in on a U.S. Navy carrier. A wing tears off and the Japanese plane crashes into the ocean right beside the U.S. Navy carrier. Gun camera footage of U.S. Navy aircraft attacking the Japanese naval fleet. Japanese ships burning and smoking. Views of disabled Japanese ships off the Midway atoll. U.S. soldiers on deck of ship after the battle.
Aerial views of oceanic survey vessel underway in ocean. Level view, from another boat, of survey vessel, as it detonates two underwater explosions, raising columns of water..
Ship has a royal crown insignia on bow and flies Panamanian flag.