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R/V Chain at WHOI dock.

Chain of Tools

The fantail and decks of the research vessel Chain are stuffed with buoys while docked at the WHOI pier in 1958. Once a U.S. Navy salvage vessel, Chain made 129 scientific cruises for WHOI and the oceanographic community, including a cruise that took the ship around the world in 1970-1971.
(Photo courtesy of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Archives)


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