The C&GS Ship PIONEER passing under the Golden Gate Bridge

The C&GS Ship Pioneer passing under the Golden Gate Bridge. The first towed marine magnetometer, which was invented at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, was first deployed on this ship beginning in August 1955. (NOAA Photo Library)

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