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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 2/28/2017
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: Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
Operator: Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
Contact: Jeff Williams
Address: 95 Sterling Hwy, Suite 1
Homer, Alaska 99603 USA
Telephone: (907)226-4678
Fax: (907) 235-7783
Email: (attention Tiglax scheduler)
Year Built: 1987
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 37  m
  Breadth: 10.07  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 1  m
  Max. draft: 3.5  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Wildlife Research Support Vessel, Seabird surveys, Oceanographic studies, Marine mammal studies Fish
  Operating Area: Alaska to Attu Island at the extreme west end of the Aleutian chain to southeast Alaska and north past St. Matthew island in the Bering sea.
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 416  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: 136  m3
  Fuel: 140  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 12  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 9  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 2  m3/day
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 65  m2
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 10000  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 10  kts.
  Max. Speed: 12  kts.
  Endurance: 45  days

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  Officers: 2
  Other crew: 6
  Scientists: 16
  Air Conditioned: Unknown

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: Compaq 286: Computer / Water temp. sensor
  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:  Diesel
Power (BHP) each engine:  850 at 1200rpm
Propeller Diameter:  1.82   m Max. RPM:   300
Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 480/0V 120/208V
     kVA: 170/170
    Phases: 3/3


60/60  Hz

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: X and S-band radar,
  Communications Equipment: satellite phone, HF sideband, marine VHF, CB, WxFax
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: 38kHz 120kHz, depth sounders
  Sonar Type: Sector-scan
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: Unknown
  Silent Ship Operations: Unknown

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  Winches: 1  
    Steel Wire Length: 760  m,  safe working load:  1  tons
    Conducting Cable Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Trawl winch length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    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: Stern, Midships

Clearance above deck:  9  m  and outboard extension:  8  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  1  tons

  Other:   Unknown

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Unknown
  Classification Society: Unknown
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Lewes, Delaware  19958
Phone:  (302) 645-4225