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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the
Celtic Voyager

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: Ireland

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: Unknown
Owner: Marine Institute
Operator: Marine Institute / Ocean Science Services
Contact: Michael Gillooly
Address: Director, Ocean Science Services, Marine Institute
Galway Technology Park
Parkmore, Galway, Ireland
Telephone: 00353 91 730400
Fax: 00353 91 730470
Year Built: Unknown
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:

Ship Schedule via its Home Page

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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 31.4  m
  Breadth: 8.5  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: 3.8  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Multipurpose Research Vessel
  Operating Area:
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: Unknown
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: Unknown
  Wet Labs Area: Unknown
  Dry Lab Area: Unknown
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
  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  kts.
  Max. Speed: Unknown
  Endurance: 17  days

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  Officers: Unknown
  Other crew: 11
  Scientists: 8
  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: Unknown
  CTD Tow able: Unknown
  CTD Oxygen Sensing: Unknown
  CTD Transmissivity: Unknown
  CTD Fluormeter: Yes
  CTD Rosette: Yes

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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:  1   make:  Wartsila UD25M5 (626 kW)
Power (BHP) each engine:  Unknown

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


 Voltages: 220/380
     kVA: Unknown
    Phases: 3


50  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: Decca Bridgemaster ARPA C251/6 Anschutz STD 20m Gyrocompass Naviton NT 925 Autopilot
  Communications Equipment: Skanti TRP 8401S SSB Radio Furuno FM 8000 VHF ICOM 120 VHF Motorola GSM 2500 Phone Skanti DSC9001 MFDSC Receiver Navtex Receiver Furuno NX500
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: Trimble NT Differential GPS Scorpio MBX-2 DGPS Receiver

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Furuno FCV 281 Echosounder
  Sonar Type: Unknown
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Yes
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: Yes
  Silent Ship Operations: Acoustically insulated

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  Winches: 2  
    Steel Wire Length: 1000  m,  safe working load:  10  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: Unknown

Clearance above deck:  Unknown  and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  10  tons

  Other:   2 hydraulic derricks on starb'd,

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Marine Technical & Development Services Ltd
  Classification Society: Lloyds 100A1 Research Vessel, LMC
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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University of Delaware, College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment
Lewes, Delaware  19958
Phone:  (302) 645-4225