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R/V Coral Sea 

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The Coral Sea sits at its dock at the end of the Eureka Harbor. The ship is chartered by not only Humboldt State University but many different agencies for research on the North Coast.
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The Coral Sea features a 5,000-pound A-frame winch that can be used to lift heavier research instruments.
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The ship's captain Scott Martin said the entire ship has pretty much been rebuilt and the engine room has featured a bunch of upgrades.
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The ship's wheel.
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Captain Scott Martin stands in the control room next to the ship's wheel.
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The ship's engineer Jacob Fuller in the engine room.
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A photo of Mac the Diving Dog is framed next to a room with bunkbeds. The captain said they put it there because he heard the dog would dive into clients sleeping bags still wet from diving in the ocean.
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Glenn Miller died in a helicopter accident while working on the movie "Deadly Encounter."
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Jacob Fuller and Scott Martin operating the A-frame winch to pull up the ship's CTD which is a heavy research instrument.
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Humboldt State University decided to return the ship to it's original name the Coral Sea instead of the Hernan Cortez II.
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A student leans out and off the side of the vessel during a research class in which students learn how to sample water at different depths.
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Students preparing to put the CTD into the water which captures water samples at different selected depths.
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Professor Hal Genger talking to some students aboard the Coral Sea.
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Jacob Fuller leaning out and over the Coral Sea's railing to scoop up what turned out to be a small squid.
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The CTD is a common research instrument used for ocean water sampling.
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Students aboard the Coral Sea learn the proper techniques with handling heavy ocean research instruments such as the CTD.
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Professor Hal Genger checking a water sampling capsule with some other students.
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Jacob Fuller tackling a problem when the winch was having some problems attaching to the CTD.
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