Voyage to Discovery: African-American Maritime Heritage [Feature]

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Visit Voyage to Discovery for feature stories, interviews, and videos about African-American contributions to the nation’s maritime heritage. The website is a partnership of NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), Murrain Associates, Inc., and the National Association of Black Scuba Divers.

This Disney "icon" of lesser fame but equal significance - at least as far as NOAA is concerned - is the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Eagle. During World War II, The Walt Disney Studio actually designed an insignia for C&GS, the predecessor of NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey, Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services, National Geodetic Survey, and Office of Marine and Aviation Operations.

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