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SEA Currents: SSV Robert C. Seamans

February 08, 2015

The Global Ocean, S-257

The Global Ocean: New Zealand

Proposed cruise track of S-257, The Global Ocean.

The students of S-257, The Global Ocean, will join the SSV Robert C. Seamans on February 9th in Auckland, New Zealand. They will end their voyage around March 19th in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Ship's Company

Captain: Elliot Rapport
Chief Mate: Will McLean
2nd Mate: Stu Siddons
3rd Mate: Sara Martin
Engineer: Willie Scheurich
Asst. Engineer: Trevor Kauffman
Steward: Lauren Heinen
Chief Scientist: Chuck Lea
Asst. Scientist: Chrissy Dykeman
Asst. Scientist: Abby Cazeault
Asst. Scientist: Janet Bering
Sailing Intern: Sarianna Crook
Maritime Studies: Mary Malloy


Jillian Adair, Drexel University
Elizabeth Asch, Union College 
Charlotte Beal, Carleton College
Maravilla Clemens, Colby College  
Emma Colman, Knox College  
Christopher Dalldorf, Dartmouth College    
Helen Dufel, Stony Brook University
Jessica Freedman, University of Rhode Island  
Claudia Geib, Northeastern University    
Megan Goodman, University of San Diego
Sarah Graves, Hamilton College
Tyler Hampton, University of New Hampshire    
Hayden Harding, Bryant University 
Jennifer Jones, Middlebury College    
Natasha Kaufman, Boston University    
Margaret Lefanowicz, University of Michigan 
Conor Mook, Williams College  
David Munger, Hamilton College 
Eric Nord, U. Mass Amherst     
Matthew Silvia, Northeastern University  
Kyle St. Pierre, University of Rhode Island   
Emily Tokarowski, Stonehill College  
Sienna Valente-Blough, University of Connecticut, Storrs  
Eleah Wilkerson, Amherst College    


  • Richard de Hamel, Educator, New Zealand Marine Studies Centre, University of Otago
  • Kendall Gadomski, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Marine Science, Portobello Marine Laboratory, University of Otago
  • Adelle O'Neill, Curator, New Zealand Marine Studies Centre, University of Otago
Categories: Robert C. Seamans,The Global Ocean: New Zealand, • Topics: s257  ships company • (2) 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 william mangan on February 23, 2015

Looks like all are having a great time. I am uncle of Claudia Geib . I am reading the blogs everyday . What an awesome adventure and learning experience..

#2. Posted by robert colman on February 28, 2015

Reading every blog…...AMAZING!!!!
Love from your family, Emma C.
From Dad, Mom Charlie & Ollie



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