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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 2/3/2005
Main Activities
Capacities & Workspaces
Range, Speed, Endurance
DP Equipment
CTD Specs
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Underwater Vehicles
Diving Capabilities
Engineering Design
Navigation & Communications
Acoustics & Profiling
Winches, Gantries & Cranes
Country: USA

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: Unknown
Owner: Research Foundation for the State of New York
Operator: Marine Sciences Research Center, SUNY Stony Brook
Contact: Stephen J. Cluett, Captain
Address: 139 Discovery Hall
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5000
Telephone: 631-632-8723
Fax: 631-632-9441
Year Built: 1982
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:

Ship Schedule via its Home Page

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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 24.384  m
  Breadth: 6.4  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 1.1  m
  Max. draft: 3.3528  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: coastal Large-scale oceanographic sampling and trawling
  Operating Area: Long Island Sound; near-shore coastal waters of the Atlantic Ocean from Boston, MA to Beaufort, NC / Range - 600 NM
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 122  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: 68  m3
  Fuel: 26.5  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 11.148  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 11.8912  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
4.9205  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 0  m3/day
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 52  m2
  Space for container lab: 4.6 x 2.4 m2 van  m
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 2000  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 9.2  kts.
  Max. Speed: 10.2  kts.
  Endurance: 12  days

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  Officers: 2
  Other crew: 2
  Scientists: 6
  Air Conditioned:  Yes

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: desktop pc platforms with network capabilities
  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:

1/4"fwd,3/8"aft steel
  Dynamic Positioning Ability: Unknown
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  1   make:  Cummins KT38
Power (BHP) each engine:  750
Propeller Diameter:  72   m Max. RPM:   420
Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 110/220208
     kVA: 85
    Phases: 3


60  Hz

Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC  Unknown  AMPs   Unknown  Hz



  12   Volts with  12  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: differential gps, w/secondary backup, Radars, Nobeltec Visual Series PC charting
  Communications Equipment: vhf (2), single side band
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: Northstar 941, Furuno GP30

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Furuno 50/200 1kw, 28khz 3kw
  Sonar Type: Unknown
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Simrad EM 3000
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: RDI 300khz
  Silent Ship Operations: Unknown

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  Winches: 1  
    Steel Wire Length: 1100  m,  safe working load:  Unknown
    Conducting Cable Length:  0  m , safe working load:  0  tons
    Trawl winch length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Other Winches:
      Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
  Gantry: Position: side (1 ton) and stern (6 ton)

Clearance above deck:  6.4  m , and outboard extension:  2.4  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  6  tons

  Crane: Position: midships

Clearance above deck:  3  m  and outboard extension:  4.6  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  2.5  tons

  Other:   (2) Trawl winchs

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Washburn and Doughty Associates, Woolrich, ME
  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