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SEA Currents: SSV Corwith Cramer

March 28, 2017

S-272, Ocean Exploration

Proposed cruise track for S-272, Ocean Exploration

The students of S-272 will join the SSV Robert C. Seamans by March 30th in Lyttelton, New Zealand. They will complete their voyage in Pape'ete, Tahiti, around May 6th, with port stops in the Chatham Islands and Raiatea.

Ship's Company

Captain: Jason Amster
Chief Mate: Scott Spillias
2nd Mate: Allison Taylor
Third Mate: Ross Robinson
Engineer: Nathan Bears
Assistant Engineer: Annika Savio
Steward: Lauren Heinen
Assistant Steward: Angel Kulynych
Chief Scientist: Charles Lea
Assistant Scientist: Edward Sweeney
Assistant Scientist: Erin Adams
Assistant Scientist: Helen Dufel
Sailing Intern: Spencer Herda
Sailing Intern: Diane Hutt
Sailing Intern: Megan Frey
Sailing Intern: Beth Martin
Sailing Intern: Sarah Whitcher
Sailing Intern: Anna Wietelman


Turi Abbott, The George Washington University
Kurt Thomas, Bahnke College of the Holy Cross
Talia Brown, Duluth East High School
Marcia Campbell, Eckerd College
Samantha Chaves. Wheaton College, MA
Romina Jimenez-Alvarez, Barnard College
Abigael Malcolm, College of Charleston
Jana Maravi, Rochester Institute of Technology
Steve Numata, Rowan University
Elizabeth Pieters, Simon Fraser University
Lily Anna Segalman, The George Washington University
Carina Spiro, Bowdoin College
Sophia Tigges, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jacquelyn Wu, Bowdoin College

Categories: Robert C. Seamans,Ocean Exploration, • Topics: ships company  s272 • (6) Comments


Leave a public comment for students and crew to read when they reach their next port and have access to the internet!

#1. Posted by Marisa Maravi on March 30, 2017

Bon Voyage and safe travels, SSV Robert C. Seamans.

#2. Posted by Kurt Bahnke on March 30, 2017

Fair winds and following seas S-272, enjoy your adventure!

#3. Posted by Al Abbott on April 01, 2017

The world is a great book, of which they that never stir from home read only a page. - Thomas Fielding 1824

I hope you all soak up every chapter you can.

#4. Posted by Patty Beech on April 03, 2017

I eagerly await the blog posts each day to hear of your amazing adventure, and to see pictures!  Thanks for taking us with you vicariously!

#5. Posted by AC on April 12, 2017

Angel- Hope u are having a fun and wonderful voyage!!!  Miss u !!!
Post pictures. Still snow on the ground here. Colorado awaits u.

#6. Posted by Sally on April 30, 2017


“Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel” August Hare

You and the Robert C Seamans have it all!

Happy 30th Birthday..  Hope you celebrate in Raiatea.

Love you and miss you
Mum & Dad



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