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Oral history interview with Henry C. Kohler, 1996

Creator: Kohler, Henry C.
Project: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 198 pages Sound recording: 5 sound cassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Ship captain.

Scope and Contents

Childhood: Lunenberg, Nova Scotia, Canada, son of ship captain, childhood spent at sea with father; Lunenberg Academy, high school, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, study at sea; experience sailing cargo ships, oil tankers in Pacific, Atlantic oceans; marriage to Mary Evangeline [Laney] Kohler, 1945; association with Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory: master of Vema, voyages to South America, Antarctic; captain of Vema, 1957: assembly of crew members, voyages to Russia, China; executive, Company of Marine Masters of Canada; reminiscences of colleagues.

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Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1998

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