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Guide to the Te Vega Ship's Logs
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Description
These logs cover only the ship's operations, not the research work done by the scientists on board. Some logs have both a "rough" and "smooth" version. The logs cover its first research cruise to Southeast Asia and back, local operations in Monterey Bay, cruises down the California coast to Mexico, and cruises to the Galapagos Islands. There are also logs from a cruise before Stanford acquired the schooner.
Background
The Te Vega was a 135-foot schooner acquired by the Hopkins Marine Station in 1962 for use as a seagoing classroom and research vessel. Its first research trip was a cruise from San Diego to the Indian Ocean, from June 1963 to the summer of 1965. It was sold in 1969 and replaced by the Proteus.
Extent
2 Linear feet
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
The materials are open for research use.