Dedication of the R/V Alpha Helix, R/V Thomas Washington and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Chester W. Nimitz Marine Facility, March 11, 1966 [sound recording].

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Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Dedication of the R/V Alpha Helix, R/V Thomas Washington and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Chester W. Nimitz Marine Facility, March 11, 1966 [sound recording].

Dedication of the R/V Alpha Helix, R/V Thomas Washington and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Chester W. Nimitz Marine Facility, March 11, 1966 [sound recording].

This is an audio tape recording of the triple dedication ceremony of research vessels Alpha Helix and Thomas Washington and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Chester W. Nimitz Marine Facility at Point Loma in San Diego. The ceremony was held at the Marine Facility on Friday, March 11, 1966 at 2 p.m. UCSD Chancellor John S. Galbraith gave the welcoming address. Scripps Instititon of Oceanography Director William A. Nierenberg was master of ceremonies. The main speaker was Robert W. Morse, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, who addressed the need for cooperation among the Navy, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and other government and scientific institutions.

1 reel to reel audio tape (75 minutes)

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