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Scripps Fleet News

The Scripps/Navy research vessel Melville

Ocean Observatories Initiative Deploys First Global Site This Month
Scripps-led team working aboard R/V Melville

R/V Revelle steams out of Lighthouse Channel, Palau, July 2013

Scripps Global-Class Vessels at Opposite Ends of the Pacific
Revelle in Palau; Melville in Seattle

Navy Names New Scripps Research Vessel to Honor the Legacy of Space Explorer and UC San Diego Professor Sally Ride
Ship will be operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego

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