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calypso and atlantis


The research vessel Atlantis at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) dock in 1959 along with the Calypso — a former British Royal Navy Minesweeper converted into a research vessel for oceanography researcher Jacques-Yves Cousteau. Atlantis was the first WHOI research vessel and the first ship built specifically for interdisciplinary research in marine biology, marine geology and physical oceanography.

(Photo by Jan Hahn, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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