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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 2/2/2005
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: WDA6249
Operator: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)
Contact: Terri Wieteska
Address: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)
7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing
CA, 95039-9644 USA
Telephone: 831-775-1700
Fax: 831-775-1620
Year Built: Unknown
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:

Ship Schedule via its Home Page

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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 26  m
  Breadth: 8  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: Unknown

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity:
  Operating Area:
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 134  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 15.9  m3
  Wet Labs Area: Unknown
  Dry Lab Area: Unknown
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
0  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: Unknown
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: Unknown
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 3500  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 12  kts.
  Max. Speed: Unknown
  Endurance: Unknown

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  Officers: Unknown
  Other crew: 9
  Scientists: Unknown
  Air Conditioned:  No

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: Unknown
  Printing/Plotting: Unknown

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: yes
  CTD Type: SBE 19 plus profiler and a SBE 32 carousel water sampler
  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: AUV Support
  ROVs: Unknown
  AUVs: Dorado
  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:  D343 Caterpillar
Power (BHP) each engine:  Unknown

Propeller Diameter:  Unknown
  m Max. RPM:   Unknown
Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: Unknown
     kVA: Unknown
    Phases: Unknown



Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC  Unknown  AMPs   Unknown  Hz



  Unknown   Volts with  Unknown  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: 2 Furuno FR-805-D Radar, Winfrog Electronic Charting and Navigation System
  Communications Equipment: VHF, SSB, Horizon Spectrum, Shipmate RS 8300, cell phone
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: Garmin GPS w/CG diff GPS 100 + Ashteck 3D GPS

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Acoustics and Profiling:

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

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  Winches: 1  
    Steel Wire Length: Unknown  safe working load:  Unknown
    Conducting Cable Length:  0  m , safe working load:  0  tons
    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:   Dynacon CTD Winch, Removable 10HP electro-hydraulic winch

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

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