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captain adrian lane

On top of the A-boat

Atlantis master Adrian K. Lane stands on top of the deck house of the vessel in 1949. Atlantis was the first Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution research vessel and the first ship built specifically for interdisciplinary research in marine biology, marine geology and physical oceanography. The "A-boat" made 299 cruises and covered 700,000 miles.

(Photo courtesy of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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