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    The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute is one of the biggest in the USA. employing a?

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    Roll I

    Shots around Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst. harbour side - Nomace Gvoy's ready for sea current measure Gvoys at yard shots of research vessels

    Shots of the new research vessel "Knorr" at work shop, work carrier out to bring submergible 'Alvin' in to commission

    Roll II

    Shots of current measure Gvay's and relies Gvoy's - close ups of current mess Gvoy's repair and check on Gvoy's. Several shots of buildings of Oceanographic Institutes - Marine Biological Institute fishery research institute - shots of water side


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    Background: The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute is one of the biggest in the USA. employing a staff of 600. a yearly budget of 6 million $ of the 4 research vessels, the "Knorr" is the newest, in commission in May 1970, now for refuel in harbour of the Institute Lengths 245 feet 2075 tons.

    In their work shop craftsmen are working to bring the submergible "Alvin" in to commission around spring next year, Alvin played an important roll by finding the H Bomb near the Spanish coast in 1966. She sunk in 1969 of the American coast near hantucked, but was recovered end 1969.

    In important part of the science program of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute is their chain of current measuring Gvoy's in the Gulf stream from bermuda to North hantucket, by short wave radio information runs to Institute, where used for research also important for weather forecast

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