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Current position of the SSV Robert C. Seamans. Click on the vessel to view position history. Use the tools, top right, to change the map style or view data layers. Dates and times use GMT (Greenwich Mean Time).

SEA Currents: SSV Robert C. Seamans

November 12, 2014

The Global Ocean: New Zealand, Fall 2014


The students of The Global Ocean: New Zealand will board the SSV Robert C. Seamans in Auckland by November 14th (or November 13th, depending on your timezone). Their voyage will end around December 23rd, in Wellington, New Zealand.

Ship’s Company
Captain: Rick Miller
Chief Mate: Dan Stone
2nd Mate: Johnny O’Keeffe
3rd Mate: Ashley Meyer
Engineer: Ted Fleming
Asst Engineer: Ben Ahlvin
Steward: Vickie Leavitt
Chief Scientist: Deb Goodwin
Asst Scientist: Julia Twitchell
Asst Scientist: Kelsey Lane
Asst Scientist: Laura Cooney
Sailing Intern: Sarianna Crook
Maritime Studies (Nov 26-Dec 23): Jason Mancini

Anna Bute, University of Washington
Allisa Dalpe, Connecticut College
Samuel Gartzman, Beloit College
Laina Gray, Canisius College
Briana Grenier, University of Rhode Island
Kate Hruby, University of New England
Alexis Johnson, Stonehill College
Rebecca Konijnenberg, Amherst College
Marine Lebrec, University of Washington
Roshni Mangar, College of the Atlantic
Christopher Marshall, SUNY ESF
Nicholas Matesanz, Grinnell College
Kristin McDonald, Middlebury College
Kate Morneault, Stonehill College
Kaitlin Perkins, Washington State University
Heather Piekarz, Hamilton College
Kendall Reinhart, Dartmouth College
Kylie Sehrer, Oregon State University
Eli Steiker-Ginzberg, Oberlin College
Devon Tibbils, Paul Smith’s College
Karissa Vincent, Wheaton College
Nina Whittaker, Kenyon College
Michella Woodard, University of Massachusetts Amherst







Categories: Robert C. Seamans,The Global Ocean: New Zealand, • Topics: s256  ships company • (5) Comments


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#1. Posted by annette grant on November 17, 2014

Thinking of you.  I know you experiencing quite the adventure.  Enjoy every moment.  Love and prayers.  Aunt Annette:))

#2. Posted by Mona Roy on November 17, 2014

Thinking of you as well Kate as you continue your amazing journey!

#3. Posted by Denise on November 17, 2014

Can’t wait to see pics enjoy

#4. Posted by Pam on November 19, 2014

Thinking of you and hoping you enjoy the adventure you’re on.  What an opportunity!!!  Have fun and be sure to take plenty of pics to share.

#5. Posted by annette grant on November 24, 2014

Thinking of you.  Thanksgiving will be different, but I am sure very enjoyable with your friends at sea.  Love and HUGS:))) we had an early thanksgiving dinner.  Celebrated yesterday while we could all be together.



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