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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 11/5/2003
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: UK

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: Unknown
Owner: University Marine Biological Station, Millport (UMBSM)
Operator: University Marine Biological Station, Millport (UMBSM)
Contact: Professor R. J. A. Atkinson
Address: University Marine Biological Station
Millport, Isle of Cumbrae
Scotland KA28 0EG
Telephone: 0044 (0) 1475 530581
Fax: 0044 (0) 1475 530601
Year Built: 2003
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 22  m
  Breadth: 19.3  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: 7.8  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Marine biology, university teaching
  Operating Area: Clyde Sea Area, North Irish, Scottish West Coast
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: Unknown
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 29  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 11.4  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 9  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
6  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: Unknown
  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: Unknown
  Cruising Speed: 10.2  kts.
  Max. Speed: Unknown
  Endurance: 14  days

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  Officers: Unknown
  Other crew: 5
  Scientists: 12
  Air Conditioned:  No

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: Ship-wide Fast Ethernet; General purposes PCs
  Printing/Plotting: Color Inkjet printers

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: Yes
  CTD Type: Seabird SBE 19 plus Seacat Profiler
  CTD Tow able: Unknown
  CTD Oxygen Sensing: Unknown
  CTD Transmissivity: Unknown
  CTD Fluormeter: Seabird eco-flrt Chlorophylls Fluorometer
  CTD Rosette: Rosette Water Sampler (12x51 bottles)

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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:  Mitsubishi S6MPTA
Power (BHP) each engine:  350
Propeller Diameter:  1.6   m Max. RPM:   1600
Total power auxiliary diesels:  210.5   HP
  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: Decca Fishmaster FS Chart Video Plotter; Microplot 7 Chart Plotting; Decca Bridgemaster E Radar; Simrad RA 41C LCD Radar; Simrad RGC50 Gyrocompass; Simrad GPS Gyrocompass; Navtex Receiver
  Communications Equipment: RS 87 Simrad DSC VHF Radiotelephone; RD68 Simrad DSC VHF Radiotelephone; Inmarsat Satcom-C Terminal
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: GN 30D Simrad Differencial GPS Receiver

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Simrad EQ60 Echosounder 50 and 200 kHz single beam; Simrad EK60 Echosounder 38, 120 and 200 kHz split beam
  Sonar Type: Simrad SL35 searchligth sonar
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Geo Acoustics Sidescan Sonar 100 and 410 kHz
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: Unknown
  Silent Ship Operations: Unknown

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  Winches: Unknown  
    Steel Wire Length: Unknown  safe working load:  Unknown
    Conducting Cable Length:  0  m , safe working load:  0  tons
    Trawl winch length:  Unknown , safe working load:  8  tons
    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: Landing crane

Clearance above deck:  Unknown  and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

  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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