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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the
Clifford A. Barnes

Last Updated - 1/26/2005
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: Unknown
Owner: National Science Foundation
Operator: School of Oceanography, University of Washington
Contact: Daniel S. Schwartz
Address: School of Oceanography, University of Washington
Box 357940
Seattle, WA 98195-7940 USA
Telephone: 206-543-5062
Fax: 206-543-6073
Year Built: 1966
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:

Ship Schedule via its Home Page

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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 19.95  m
  Breadth: 5.98  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 1.2  m
  Max. draft: 2  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Oceanography
  Operating Area: Western Washington and Bristish Columbia
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 80  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: 5  m3
  Fuel: 8  m3
  Wet Labs Area: Unknown
  Dry Lab Area: 10  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 1  m3/day
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 21  m2
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 1600  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 9  kts.
  Max. Speed: 10  kts.
  Endurance: 7  days

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  Officers: 2
  Other crew: 2
  Scientists: 6
  Air Conditioned:  Yes

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: POOL Computer
  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:  Diesel
Power (BHP) each engine:  400 at 1250rpm
Propeller Diameter:  1.52   m Max. RPM:   400
Total power auxiliary diesels:  120   HP
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 0/480V
     kVA: 40
    Phases: 3


60  Hz

Stabilized System:   VAC   AMPs    Hz



  Unknown   Volts with  Unknown  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: Radar Loran SatNav Gyro EMLog, Nobeltec Visual Navigation Suite, Autopilot, Speed Log paddle wheel type,
  Communications Equipment: Unknown
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: Unknown

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: 50 kHz 200 kHz, Simrad EA-501p
  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: 500  m,  safe working load:  Unknown
    Conducting Cable Length:  500  m , safe working load:  Unknown
    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: Stern

Clearance above deck:  Unknown  and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

  Other:   Portable Ctd Winches

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

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