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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the
K. Piri Reis

Last Updated - 4/30/2004
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: Turkey

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: Unknown
Owner: Institute of marine Sciences and Technology (IMST), Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences
Operator: Institute of marine Sciences and Technology (IMST)
Contact: Dr. Bülent Cihangir
Address: Dokuz Eylül University,
Baku Bulvari 32,
35340 Inciralti-Izmir
Telephone: +90.232.278 51 12
Fax: +90.232 278 50 82
Year Built: 1978
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 36  m
  Breadth: 8.1  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: 2.3  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: 280  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 45  m3
  Wet Labs Area: Unknown
  Dry Lab Area: Unknown
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
23  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  kts.
  Max. Speed: Unknown
  Endurance: 20  days

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  Officers: Unknown
  Other crew: 10
  Scientists: 11
  Air Conditioned: Unknown

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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:  1   make:  V type, Süddeutsche Brimsen AG, Tb 602 V12
Power (BHP) each engine:  610
Propeller Diameter:  Unknown
  m Max. RPM:   1500
Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 110/220/380
     kVA: Unknown
    Phases: 3



Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC  Unknown  AMPs   Unknown  Hz



  24   Volts with  24  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: Decca Radar (12 n.mile); Decca Radar Bridge Master (Arpa - 96 n.mile); Decca 550 Autopilot; Microtechnica Mk Sirius II. Gyro; Debeg Mod. ITT 2200 Automatic Range Finder; Debeg 7313, Transreceiver, 400 MW
  Communications Equipment: Amplidan 9000, 10 channels in board communication system; Telefax Portable; Telephone; Portable walkie - talkies (Aselsan - 3 ps); VHF/FM Radiotelephone 9100 (Ray Jefferson) ; Navtex Receiver, JRC NCR - 300 A
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: GPS Loran 10x (Trimple); DGPS (Trimple)

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: EK-400 simrad
  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: Unknown  
    Steel Wire Length: Unknown  safe working load:  Unknown
    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:  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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