Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History


The Alvin


Bruce Strickrott, who hails from Maryland and New York, earned his sea legs in the U.S. Navy. After joining at age 20, he participated in the Gulf War, where he ran radars, monitored surface-to-air missile defense, and provided anti-aircraft warfare support on a naval vessel. After six years, he went back to college for a degree in ocean engineering from Florida Atlantic University. During his job search, he found WHOI’s Internet advertisement seeking Alvin pilots. “When I went to Woods Hole for the interview, I saw the research vessel Atlantis II  there. Then I saw Alvin. And at that moment I said, “Man, I want this job.

Monday July 13th   1pm  Free w/Museum Admission