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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the
Henry B. Bigelow

Last Updated - 7/12/2007
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: WTDF
Owner: NOAA
Operator: NOAA Marine Operations Center, Atlantic
Contact: Chief, Operations Division
Address: 439 West York Street
Norfolk, VA 23510-1145
Telephone: 757-441-6842
Fax:
Email: ChiefOps.MOA@noaa.gov
Year Built: 2005
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:

Ship Schedule via its Home Page

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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 209  m
  Breadth: 49.2  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: 19.4  m
   

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Fisheries survey
  Operating Area:
  Navy Grids Supported:
   

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 2479  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: Unknown
  Wet Labs Area: Unknown
  Dry Lab Area: Unknown
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
1850  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: 12000  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 12  kts.
  Max. Speed: 14  kts.
  Endurance: 40  days
   

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Accommodation

  Officers: 5
  Other crew: 19
  Scientists: 15
  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:

Unknown
 

Hull Materials:

 
Steel
  Dynamic Positioning Ability: Unknown
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  2   make:  Integrated Diesel Electric, 24-Pulse DC SCR Drive
Power (BHP) each engine:  1542
Propeller Diameter:  14.1   m Max. RPM:   Unknown

Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  HP
  Electrical Systems:  
 

AC    

 Voltages: Unknown
     kVA: Unknown
    Phases: Unknown
   

Frequency:

Unknown
   

Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC  Unknown  AMPs   Unknown  Hz

 

DC

  Unknown   Volts with  Unknown  Volts Max

       
 

Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: Unknown
  Communications Equipment: Unknown
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: Unknown
     

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Unknown
  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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Oceanographic:

  Winches: 3  
    Steel Wire Length: 5000  m,  safe working load:  Unknown
    Conducting Cable Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  8051  tons
    Trawl winch length:  Unknown , safe working load:  29000  tons
    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: 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: VT Halter Marine, Inc., Moss Point, Mississippi
  Classification Society: Unknown
  Others, Specify: IMO# 009349057
     
 
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