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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the
Johan Ruud

Last Updated - 3/8/2004
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: Norway

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: LEDR
Owner: The Royal Norwegian Government
Operator: The Norwegian College of Fishery Science/The University of Troms÷
Contact: Jon Einar Hansen
Address: Norwegian College of Fishery Science
University of Troms°,
N-9037 Troms°, Norway
Telephone: +47 77 64 51 01
Year Built: 1976
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 30.5  m
  Breadth: 8.5  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: 3.75  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: multipurpose research activities (fishery and marine biological, geological and oceanographic survey
  Operating Area: activities in fjord and coastal areas from the Lofoten islands to the NE parts of the Norwegian coast
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 332  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 70  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 10.4  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 14.4  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
25  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: Unknown
  Cruising Speed: 10  kts.
  Max. Speed: 11.5  kts.
  Endurance: Unknown

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  Officers: Unknown
  Other crew: 8
  Scientists: Unknown
  Air Conditioned:

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: Unknown
  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:  1   make:  Wickmann 4 AX
Power (BHP) each engine:  1000
Propeller Diameter:  Unknown
  m Max. RPM:   375
Total power auxiliary diesels:  65   HP
  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: Radar A:Racal Decca Bridgemaster RM 20/90 (10cm); Radar B:Furuno FR 1505 DA (3cm); Gyro/autopilot:AnschŘtz (track control)
  Communications Equipment: Radio Communications: 1 Sailor RT 143 (VHF); 1 Sailor SSB ľ 400 W; 1 Simrad PD (VFH); 1 Siemens Sicall Decoder C x 2
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: Furuno GP 500

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Simrad EK60
  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: 2  
    Steel Wire Length: 2000  m,  safe working load:  Unknown
    Conducting Cable Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Trawl winch length:  Unknown , safe working load:  8  tons
    Other Winches:
      Length:  1500  m , 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:   Unknown

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Unknown
  Classification Society: Unknown
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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Lewes, Delaware  19958
Phone:  (302) 645-4225