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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the
Sea vigil

Last Updated - 3/10/2003
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: UK

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: MNRH9
Owner: Environment Agency, National Marine Service
Operator: Environment Agency, National Marine Service
Contact: Anthony Branch
Address: Environment Agency - Anglian Region
Kingfisher House - Orton Goldhay
Peterborough Cambridgeshire PE2-5ZR
Telephone: +44(0)1243 555906
Year Built: 1991
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 16.4  m
  Breadth: 5.5  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 0.6  m
  Max. draft: 1.7  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Environmental Monitoring
  Operating Area: U.K. Home Waters, Humber Penzance
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 49.79  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: Unknown
  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: 19  m2
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: Unknown
  Cruising Speed: 8.5  kts.
  Max. Speed: 9.9  kts.
  Endurance: 2  days

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  Officers: 1
  Other crew: 1
  Scientists: 6
  Air Conditioned:  No

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: Qubit Trac C
  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:  Unknown   make:  Unknown
Power (BHP) each engine:  Unknown

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


 Voltages: 240/240
     kVA: 16/9
    Phases: 1/1



Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC  Unknown  AMPs   Unknown  Hz



  Unknown   Volts with  24  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: Radars: Racal BT 360/4 ; Satellite Navigator: DGPS ; Echo Sounder: JMC V7 Colour ; Speed Logs: JMC DL100 ; Autopilot: Robertson AP45 ; Gyro Compasses: Robertson RGC50
  Communications Equipment: Unknown
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Atlas Deso 15
  Sonar Type: Unknown
  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:  0  m , safe working load:  0  tons
    Trawl winch length:  150  m , 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: Starboard Rear Deck

Clearance above deck:  Unknown  and outboard extension:  2.5  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  0.6  tons

  Other:   Unknown

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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