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Friendly Floatees

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Travel of the Friendly Floatees
Oceanographer Curtis Ebbesmeyer with flotsam (including some Friendly Floatees) that he uses to monitor ocean currents.

Friendly Floatees are a kind of plastic bath toys like ducks and other birds. They are made so that they float very well. They became famous because a cargo ship lost many of them. Curtis Ebbsmeyer then used these to study currents in the