When I returned to Woods Hole after serving in the Navy from 1943 to 1946, I worked as a technician for F. C. Fuglister during his classic descriptions of Gulf Stream meanders and Gulf Stream ring formation. Our work resulted in a joint paper (Fuglister and Worthington, 1951) on a multiple ship survey of the Gulf Stream. It also resulted in my promotion to the scientific staff in September 1951....