Harley D. Nygren facts for kids
Rear Admiral Harley Dean Nygren (December 12, 1924 – November 17, 2019) was an American military officer and photographer. He was in the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Corps and in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps (NOAA Corps). He was the first Director of the NOAA Corps from 1970 through 1981.
Nygren was born in Seattle, Washington. He died on November 17, 2019 at the age of 94.
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Nygren's photograph of himself while working with a U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey field party on the Alaska North Slope in the winter of 1950.
The ocean survey ship USC&GS Surveyor (OSS 32) conducting helicopter operations in the Bering Sea. Nygren was her commanding officer in 1968.
In retirement, Nygren poses before the photograph he took of himself while working with a Coast and Geodetic Survey field party on the Alaska North Slope in the winter of 1950.
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