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In Memoriam: Richard F. Simpkin

Richard F. Simpkin

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The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death Marine crew member Richard F. Simpkin, December 16, 2003, at age 73. He joined the WHOI staff in 1978, working aboard Research Vessel Oceanus, where he spent most of his career. He retired in 1996. Further information will be posted as available.

Originally published: December 17, 2003