Photo of the Day

March 17, 2020

Supertanker Stretches

A story in the July 1978 issue tracked the route supertankers took to ship oil all over the world. In this photo, crewmen building a Japanese supertanker start the day with coordinated stretches and exercises.
PHOTOGRAPH BY MARTIN ROGERS, NAT GEO IMAGE COLLECTION

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