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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 1/31/2005
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: State of Hawaii
Operator: University of Hawaii
Contact: Stan Winslow
Address: UH Marine Center
#1 Sand Island Road
Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Telephone: (808) 847-2661
Fax: (808) 848-5451
Year Built: 1978
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:

Ship Schedule via its Home Page

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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 67.97  m
  Breadth: 11.58  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: 4.11  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity:
  Operating Area:
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 259  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 665  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 27.87  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 27.87  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
200.75  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 14.76  m3/day
  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: 15000  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 10  kts.
  Max. Speed: 11  kts.
  Endurance: 50  days

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  Officers: Unknown
  Other crew: 13
  Scientists: 10
  Air Conditioned: Unknown

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: Unknown
  Printing/Plotting: Unknown

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: yes
  CTD Type: Seabird 9/11+ CTD
  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: Primarily designed as support shp for U of H manned submarine (PISCES V) and an ROV.
  ROVs: ROV Support
  AUVs: Unknown
  Submersibles: PISCES-V and PISCES-IV Support

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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:  Unknown   make:  Diesel El
Power (BHP) each engine:  Unknown

Propeller Diameter:  Unknown
  m Max. RPM:   Unknown
Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: Unknown
     kVA: Unknown
    Phases: Unknown



Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC  Unknown  AMPs   Unknown  Hz



  Unknown   Volts with  Unknown  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: NAVTRAC, DGPS
  Communications Equipment: SSB, VHF, Cell phone
  Satellite Communications Equipment: INMARSAT-C
  GPS: Unknown

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Unknown
  Sonar Type: SeaBeam 210 bathymetric
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: SeaBeam SB3012 @ 12kHz w/ 140deg swath
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: VM-150 kHz 8M vertical resolution from 180-450 meters.
  Silent Ship Operations: Unknown

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  Winches: 2  
    Steel Wire Length: Unknown  safe working load:  Unknown
    Conducting Cable Length:  7000  m , safe working load:  Unknown
    Trawl winch length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Other Winches:
      Length:  4500  m , 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:  13.7  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  5  tons

  Other:   Unknown

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

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