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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the
Professor Gagarinsky

Last Updated - 5/11/2005
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: Russia

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: UFPP
Owner: Department of Marine Research Fleet
Operator: Department of Marine Research Fleet
Contact: Pavel Musyukhin
Address: Department of Marine Research Fleet, 690600 Vladivostok
Sukhanova St., 7.
Telephone: +7(4232) 43 40 36
Fax: +7(4232) 43 28 29
Year Built: 1987
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 55.6  m
  Breadth: 9.3  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 516  m
  Max. draft: 4.22  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: scientific research
  Operating Area: Far east of Russia, South-Eastern Asia
  Navy Grids Supported: NP 7A, NP 7, NP 10, NP 4, NP 5, NP 8

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 747  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: 78  m3
  Fuel: 149  m3
  Wet Labs Area: Unknown
  Dry Lab Area: 355  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
153  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: Unknown
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 100  m2
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: Unknown
  Cruising Speed: 9  kts.
  Max. Speed: 10  kts.
  Endurance: 32  days

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  Officers: 10
  Other crew: 27
  Scientists: 12
  Air Conditioned: Unknown

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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: compressor EK 7,5-2, P-60 kW (4 units)

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Engineering Design Particulars


Ice Breaking Ability:

L 2

Hull Materials:

  Dynamic Positioning Ability: Unknown
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  Unknown   make:  SLK/6NVD48A-2U
Power (BHP) each engine:  1000
Propeller Diameter:  1650   m Max. RPM:   Unknown

Total power auxiliary diesels:  600   HP
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 0/380 0/220
     kVA: 570/140
    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: gyro "Vega", auto pilot "Aist-2"
  Communications Equipment: tel/fax: "Iney-P", Radio MF/HF SRG-250,Radio VHF STR-580D
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Inmarsat S TT-3020 S
  GPS: SPR - 1400, within 30 m

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: GEL-3, NEL M3B, NEL M3A
  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: 1  
    Steel Wire Length: 800  m,  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:  300  m , safe working load:  11  tons
  Gantry: Position: Unknown

Clearance above deck:  Unknown , and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

  Crane: Position: stern

Clearance above deck:  Unknown  and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  8  tons

  Other:   hydraulic winch "LOKS-6"

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Russian shipyards
  Classification Society: Russian Registry
  Others, Specify: 16151 Class
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