|Above:110' ADF&G Research Vessel Medeia w/ black-footed
albatrosses, as seen from Delta Oceanographics submersible,
Gulf of Alaska
|Between 1997-2010, with over 1400 days at sea, Capt. Frampton was employed on Alaska Department of Fish & Game
commercial fisheries & management research vessels working the waters of SE Alaska, Prince William Sound & Gulf of Alaska.
Above, left to right: 110' R/V Medeia, engineer & relief captain; 42' R/V Kittiwake, captain; 105' R/V Kestrel, commissioning &
|Between 1980-2000, with over 10,000 miles logged, Capt. Frampton owned, sailed and lived aboard a variety of vessels home
ported in Port Townsend, Friday Harbor and Bellingham, Washington and Juneau, Alaska. Above: left to right and all wooden:
the 45' Alden Schooner Prudence; the 32' Alden Malabar, Jr. sloop Cinnabar; the 26' M/V Alice B. Lawless docked alongside the
Cinnabar. Not pictured: the F/V Delores, a combination salmon troller & halibut long-liner.
Since being licensed in 1988, Capt. Frampton has logged over 3,000 days underway and 130,000 miles on off-shore,
near-shore and Inside Passage coastal waters while operating a variety of sail and motor yachts, research and commercial
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