Coast and Geodetic Survey steamer Blake

The Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer Blake was in service from 1874-1905. Note cable leading from bow, ship anchored in 600 fathoms. Source: The Gulf Stream (1891) by J. E. Pillsbury (Courtesy of NOAA Photo Library.)

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