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At 7:40 a.m., under cloudy but friendly skies, R/V Atlantis kicks off from shore with a heave of the gangplank. Able Seaman Catfish (yes, that’s his name) helps guide it on board.

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Third mate Richard Bean stands watch from the bridge of RV Atlantis. Rain and clouds had given way to sunnier skies by mid-day. The bridge is command central on any ship. Crew members scan the horizon while monitoring an array of information necessary for safe and efficient travel.

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