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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 2/1/2005
Main Activities
Capacities & Workspaces
Range, Speed, Endurance
DP Equipment
CTD Specs
Coring Specs
Underwater Vehicles
Diving Capabilities
Engineering Design
Navigation & Communications
Acoustics & Profiling
Winches, Gantries & Cranes
Country: USA

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: WUV6093
Owner: Occidental College
Operator: Occidental College, Moore Laboratory of Biology
Contact: Danny Warren
Address: Occidental College, Moore Laboratory of Biology
1600 Campus Road
Los Angeles, CA 90041 USA
Telephone: (213) 259-2675
Fax: (213) 259-2887
Year Built: 1961
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 25.91  m
  Breadth: 7.62  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 1.2  m
  Max. draft: 1.83  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Oceanography Fisheries
  Operating Area:
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 94  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: 11  m3
  Fuel: 4  m3
  Wet Labs Area: Unknown
  Dry Lab Area: Unknown
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
2.271  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: Unknown
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 37  m2
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 2000  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 10  kts.
  Max. Speed: 13  kts.
  Endurance: 7  days

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  Officers: 2
  Other crew: 3
  Scientists: 10
  Air Conditioned: Unknown

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: IBM, Compaq: Computer
  Printing/Plotting: Unknown

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: Unknown
  CTD Type: Unknown
  CTD Tow able: Unknown
  CTD Oxygen Sensing: Unknown
  CTD Transmissivity: Unknown
  CTD Fluormeter: Unknown
  CTD Rosette: Unknown

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Coring Specifications:

  Coring Capabilities Aboard: Unknown
  Grab Sampler: Unknown
  Box Corer: Unknown
  Gravity Corer: Unknown
  Piston Corer: Unknown
  Multi Corer: Unknown

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Underwater Vehicle Capabilities:

  Underwater Vehicle Support: Unknown
  ROVs: Unknown
  AUVs: Unknown
  Submersibles: Unknown

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Diving Support:

  Diving Capabilities: Unknown

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Engineering Design Particulars


Ice Breaking Ability:


Hull Materials:

  Dynamic Positioning Ability: Unknown
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  2   make:  Diesel
Power (BHP) each engine:  920 at 0rpm
Propeller Diameter:  0.91   m Max. RPM:   Unknown

Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 120/240V
     kVA: 30
    Phases: 3


60  Hz

Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC  Unknown  AMPs   Unknown  Hz



  12/32V   Volts with  32  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: Radar (36 mile EPSCO), Magnetic Compass, Fur 667nuno
  Communications Equipment: VHF, cell phone,
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: Magnavox MX 100 GPS, Magellan 5200 D GPS

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Unknown
  Sonar Type: Fisheries
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: Unknown
  Silent Ship Operations: Unknown

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  Winches: Unknown  
    Steel Wire Length: Unknown  safe working load:  Unknown
    Conducting Cable Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Trawl winch length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Other Winches:
      Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
  Gantry: Position: Unknown

Clearance above deck:  Unknown , and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

  Crane: Position: Unknown

Clearance above deck:  Unknown  and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

  Other:   Hydrographic Winch, Drag Winch

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Unknown
  Classification Society: Unknown
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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University of Delaware, College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment
Lewes, Delaware  19958
Phone:  (302) 645-4225