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Scotia

Ship Name: Scotia (UK)                 US NODC Code: 74SC           Secretary of State for Scotland

Contact: John Barkes
Operator: Marine Laboratory
         Victoria Road
         P.O.BOX 101
         Aberdeen AB9 8DB  UK
  Phone: 224 876544
    Fax: 224-295511
  Cable:
  Email:

Completed early in 1998
Length (M):  68.60       Range (n. mi.):             Accomodation:   29
Beam (M):    15.00       Endurance (days):              
Draft (M):    5.65       Air Cond.:      no           
Gross Tons:   2610       
Power (HP):   3600       

PRINCIPAL PARTICULARS : (From the builders:SKIPSTEKNISK at:http://www.skipsteknisk.no/scotia.html
Trial speed 15 knots 
Gross tonnage 2619 GT 
Net tonnage 785 NT 
Class: Lloyd's + 100 A1 ICE CLASS ID, 
+ LMC, + UMS, + SCM 

Usage:fishstock assessment and environmental monitoring in the North Sea and North Atlantic waters.
 
    
CAPACITIES : 
Fuel oil 328 m3 
Fresh water 77 m3 
Deadweight 850 tonnes 
Accommodation, total 29 
Number of single cabins 27 
    
DIESEL ELECTRIC PROPULSION MACHINERY  
Diesel Engines 3 x Wńrtsila 9L20, 1485 kW at 1000 rpm 
Alternators 3 x Ansaldo GSCR630X8, 1750 kVA, 660V 50Hz 
Propulsion motors 2 x Ansaldo DH900DC, 1500 kW at 0-180 rpm 
Thrust bearing Vickers Michell Bearings 
Shaft truning gear Volda Bamford Ltd. 
Propeller 1 x acbLIPS/°3600/FP/5-bladed 
    
AUXILLIARY MACHINERY   
Harbour generator Cummins 1 x 258 kW  
Emergency generator Cummins 1 x 315 kW 
    
SHIP EQUIPMENT   
Steering gear Ulstein Tennfjord 
Rudder Ulstein High Lift Flap Rudder, 9,8m2 
Bow thruster Elliot 40T3S Omni directional 1 x 700 kW, DC, °1300 
Stern thruster Brunvoll electric tunnel thruster, 380 kW, AC, °1375 
    
DECK CRANES 
Container/CTD-crane ABAS 10t - 6m SWL 
Cod end/Towed body crane ABAS 4t - 11,6 m SWL 
Plankton crane ABAS 10t - 8 m SWL 
Extending arm overhead CDT crane ABAS 5t - 9,9 m SWL 
Provision crane ABAS 2t - 10 m SWL 
Gamma frame Odim 6t - 90 + 360 degrees 
Overhead container crane Buitendijk SHF, 4 x 2,5t SWL 
Fresh water evaporator Caird and Rayner Clark, 5t/day 
    
ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT   
Radar A 1 x Furuno FAR-2835S, S-band 
Radar B 1 x Furuno FR2110/6,5, X-band 
1 x Decca Navigator and Loran C Receiver system   
2 x Differential GPS satelitte receivers   
2 x video/radar plotters   
2 x gyro compass with repeaters   
1 x magnetic compass   
1 x GMDSS Area A3 Radio Station   
    
HYDRO ACOUSTIC EQUIPMENT   
1 x Scientific echo sounder   
1 x Hydrographic deep water echo sounder   
1 x Multibeam echo sounder   
1 x Long range sonar   
1 x Short range sonar   
1 x Acoustic Positioning System   
1 x Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler   
1 x Doppler current indicator   
1 x Trawl hydrophones   
1 x Three beam hydrophone   
    
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT   
Winches, make Ulstein Brattvaag 
Trawl winches 2 x 34t 
Net drum winches 2 x 22t/10 m3  
Gilson winches 2 x 13t 
Umbilical winch 1 x 4t 
Towed body winch 1 x 6t 
Net sounder winches 2 x 5,6t 
General hydro winches 2 x 4t 
CTD winch 1 x 6t 
Storage net drum 1 x 5,7t/8 m3 
Plankton crane winch 1 x 10t 
Methot net winch 1 x 13t 
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