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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the
Oscar Elton Sette

Last Updated - 12/7/2004
Main Activities
Dimensions
Capacities & Workspaces
Range, Speed, Endurance
Accommodations
DP Equipment
CTD Specs
Coring Specs
Underwater Vehicles
Diving Capabilities
Engineering Design
Navigation & Communications
Acoustics & Profiling
Winches, Gantries & Cranes
Construction
Country: USA

NODC Code:

Unknown
    Call Sign: WTEE
Owner: National Oceanic and Atmostspheric Administration
Operator: NOAA, Pacific Island Science Center
Contact:
Address: Marine Operations Center, Pacific
1801 Fairview Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98102-3767
Telephone:
Fax:
Email:
Year Built: 1988
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:

Ship Schedule via its Home Page

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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 68.3  m
  Breadth: 13.1  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: 4.6  m
   

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Fisheries Surveys, Oceanography, Marine Mammal and Coral reef Research
  Operating Area: Central and Western Pacific
  Navy Grids Supported:
   

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 2014  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 617  m3
  Wet Labs Area: Unknown
  Dry Lab Area: Unknown
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
18.5  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 22.7  m3/day
  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: 5500  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 10.5  kts.
  Max. Speed: Unknown
  Endurance: 30  days
   

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Accommodation

  Officers: 5
  Other crew: 13
  Scientists: 20
  Air Conditioned:  Yes
     

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: The Scientific Computer System; 2 network systems: data acquisition and data procressing functions
  Printing/Plotting: Unknown
     

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: CTD and TSG Systems
  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:

Unknown
 

Hull Materials:

 
Unknown
  Dynamic Positioning Ability: Unknown
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  4   make:  Diesel
Power (BHP) each engine:  1600
Propeller Diameter:  2.4   m Max. RPM:   Unknown

Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  HP
  Electrical Systems:  
 

AC    

 Voltages: Unknown
     kVA: Unknown
    Phases: Unknown
   

Frequency:

Unknown
   

Stabilized System:   VAC  Unknown  AMPs    Hz

 

DC

  Unknown   Volts with  Unknown  Volts Max

       
 

Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: GPS receivers, Radar, Gyrocompass, RDF: Simrad Taiyo, Noble Tec software program with data received from Navstar
  Communications Equipment: VHF/FM and HF Transceiver, EPIRP (2), Weather FAX, VHF Marine handheld radios (8),Emergency radio alarm, Portable Radio (3), Iridium Phone, cellular phone
  Satellite Communications Equipment: INMARSAT B
  GPS: Northstar 925x (2); Garmin 12 channel handheld units (3)
     

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Simrad EK-50, Simrad EK-60
  Sonar Type: Unknown
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: yes
  Silent Ship Operations: Unknown
     

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Oceanographic:

  Winches: 1  
    Steel Wire Length: Unknown  safe working load:  Unknown
    Conducting Cable Length:  2000  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: Deck and Fantail
   

Clearance above deck:  Unknown  and outboard extension:  Unknown

   

Safe working load at maximum reach:  10  tons

       
  Other:   CTD, Gilson, Trawling (2) Winchs and Net Spool
       

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

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