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Shonan Maru

Ship Name: Shonan Maru (Japan)                         US NODC Code: 499B           Kanagawa Prefecture

Contact: Mr Tadashi Tanahashi
Operator: Misaki Fisheries High School
         1-2-1 Nagasaka
         Yokosuka,Kanagawa 240-01  Japan
  Phone: 0468 56-3128

Length (M):  56.33       Range (n. mi.):     18000        Crew:           13
Beam (M):     9.20       Endurance (days):      90        Officers:       10
Draft (M):    4.00       Cruise speed (kt):   11.0        Scientists:      2
Gross Tons:    485       Max. speed (kt):     14.1        Air Cond.:     yes
Power (HP):   1400       Aux. Power (HP):

Main vessel activity
     Year built: 86
     Ocean area where vessel operates: Pacific Ocean; Indian Ocean; Japan Sea
Capacities and working spaces
     Dry cargo holds:                     0m3
     Fuel:                              326m3
     Fresh water:                        79m3
     Wet laboratories (total area):       0m2
     Dry laboratories (total area):       0m2
     Fresh water generator capacity:      7m3
     Freeboard to working deck:         3.6m
     Free working deck area:              0m2
     Space for container laboratory:      0m x     0m
Design Particulars
     Hull materials: Steel
Energy sources
     Main engine(s): number:  1 make: Diesel    model:
     Power (BHP) each main engine:   1400 at    390rpm
     Diameter and max. rpm propeller:      2.900m    2271rpm
     Total power auxiliary diesels:      0HP
Electrical systems
     AC Voltage:      0/   225V, total    350kVA,      0phase,     60Hz
     AC Voltage:    105/   225V, total     30kVA,      0phase,     60Hz
     DC Voltage:     24V, total      0V
     Stabilized system for scientific equipment:      0VAC      0AMP      0Hz
Fixed equipment
     Navigation and communication
     Nav. equip: Radar Loran Decca SatNav Gyro DopLog
     Comms: Fax SatCom
     Comm sat:
     Echosounders for scientific research:      0kHz
     Sonar: Fisheries
     Provisions for silent ship operation:
     Oceanographic winches:   number:  1
       Steel wire length:            0m, safe working load:      0tons
       Conducting cable length:      0m, safe working load:      0tons
       Trawl winch length:           0m, safe working load:      0tons
       Other, specify:
                   length:           0m, safe working load:      0tons
       Clearance above deck:   0m and outboard extension:   0m
       Safe working load at max. reach:     0tons
       Clearance above deck:   0m and outboard extension:   0m
       Safe working load at max. reach:     0tons
     Other winches for instruments or sampling:

Electronic data processing equipment permanently available on board
     Computer: NIHON ELECTRIC CO. PC 9800:
Vessel construction and maintenance supervision
     Construction supervised by:
       Classification Society:
       Others, specify:
Published vessel data

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