After meeting Chris, Captain Brett McBride, and the rest of the crew inlcluding, marine scientists, deckhands, students, and other guests,  I was given the freedom to roam around and explore the ship at my leisure and check out the operation.



Fishing and Chumming off Stern

Science Lab / Tackle Room

Tagging Platform going over the side. Once the ballast tanks were adjusted the M/V Ocearch was back to level.

Story continues on pages 3 and 4