SAF Visit to RV Neil Armstrong, Nov. 8, 2015

The CCA-SAF Station was invited aboard the recently commissioned Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute's Research Vessel NEIL ARMSTRONG on her maiden voyage and first-ever call into San Francisco. RV NEIL ARMSTRONG was berthed at Piers 30/32 at the Port of San Francisco when SAF members went aboard. We were able to tour the vessel and meet senior executives of WHOI.

Sunday afternoon, 11/8/15
New ship!
Research vessel's enclosed bridge and the oceanographic research equipment.
Chris Land, WHOI Corporate Secretary and Counsel, was our "tour guide."
Chris started our tour aft and we worked forward and up. Note that Steve Taylor, RC BOS and member of WHOI Marketing Task Force, joined us (with back... more...
L-R, Steve Taylor, Zia Ahari and Chris Land.
L-R, Unknown, Don Bekins, Zia, Steve Mason and Chris.
L-R, Don, Steve, Zia, Doug Finley and Mary Crowley.
L-R, Don, Steve, Zia, Doug, Mary and Chris.
The tour went from stern to stem. We learned a lot.
David B. Scully, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, WHOI, and Bill Belmont, SAF