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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 4/25/2001
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: Marine Towing & Salvage (Bahamas) Ltd
Operator: Stafford Morrison
Contact: Stafford Morrison
Address: PO Box CB11961
Nassau, Bahamas
Telephone: 242 362-1263
Fax: 242 362-2407
Year Built: 1970
Ship URL: Unknown

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 23  m
  Breadth: 7  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: 2.2  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Research
  Operating Area: Florida Keys and Bahamas
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 83  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 4800  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 98  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 154  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
1600  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 200  m3/day
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: pvc uncontinated sea water and teflon uncontaminated sea water service
  Free Working Deck Area: Unknown
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: Unknown
  Cruising Speed: 9  kts.
  Max. Speed: 9  kts.
  Endurance: 10  days

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  Officers: Unknown
  Other crew: 2
  Scientists: 6
  Air Conditioned:  No

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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:


Hull Materials:

  Dynamic Positioning Ability: Unknown
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  2   make:  GM 6-71
Power (BHP) each engine:  180
Propeller Diameter:  29   m Max. RPM:   22
Total power auxiliary diesels:  2   HP
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 110V/120V
     kVA: Unknown
    Phases: 3


60  Hz

Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC  Unknown  AMPs    Hz



  Unknown   Volts with  Unknown  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: Garman differential global positioning satellite map, Magnavox MX 4102 Satellite Navigator, Sperry SRD 331 Doppler Speed Log, Sperry MK 130 Gyro, and a Robertson AP 45 Autopilot
  Communications Equipment: two HF SSB transceivers, and two VHF transceivers
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: Garman differential global positioning satellite map, Robertson AP 45 Autopilot that are integrated with the GPS system

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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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  Winches: 2  
    Steel Wire Length: 4000  m,  safe working load:  Unknown
    Conducting Cable Length:  0  m , safe working load:  0  tons
    Trawl winch length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Other Winches:
      Length:  33000  m , safe working load:  Unknown
  Gantry: Position: starboard aft

Clearance above deck:  Unknown , and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  1  tons

  Crane: Position: aft - A Frame

Clearance above deck:  5.67  m  and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  2  tons

  Other:   Unknown

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Unknown
  Classification Society: Unknown
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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University of Delaware, College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment
Lewes, Delaware  19958
Phone:  (302) 645-4225