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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 2/2/2005
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: OVH Inc.
Operator: Odyssey Marine Services
Address: 3604 Swann Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33609
Telephone: 954-224-2918
Fax: 954-523-7545
Year Built: 1959
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:

Ship Schedule via its Home Page

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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 34.35  m
  Breadth: 6.99  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: 2.61  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Deep Sea Exploration and Survey, shipwreck excavations
  Operating Area: South East US, Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, Bahamas
  Navy Grids Supported: NA6 and 9

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 186.66  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 43.5275  m3
  Wet Labs Area: Unknown
  Dry Lab Area: 23.7824  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
13.2475  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 1.8925  m3/day
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 106.2776  m2
  Space for container lab: 20' x 17'  m
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 5000  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 9  kts.
  Max. Speed: 11  kts.
  Endurance: 30  days

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  Officers: 3
  Other crew: 4
  Scientists: 12
  Air Conditioned:  Yes

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: Sony laptops, Dell Computer system with printer
  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: Two 6,500 foot depth rated Edgetech DF1000 Dual Frequency Sidescan Sonars, Marine Magnetics SeaSPY Overhauser Magnetometers
  ROVs: 1,000 foot depth rated Phantom HD2 ROV and 1000m depth rated MaxRover ROV
  AUVs: 2,250 foot depth rated Phantom Ultimate ROV
  Submersibles: Unknown

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Diving Support:

  Diving Capabilities: Yes, 2 Mako high pressure air compressors (5000 psi) Mako air filtration system

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Engineering Design Particulars


Ice Breaking Ability:


Hull Materials:

  Dynamic Positioning Ability: Unknown
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  2   make:  Caterpillar 3406B
Power (BHP) each engine:  375hp
Propeller Diameter:  Unknown
  m Max. RPM:   1800
Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 480, 308, 250 Volts
     kVA: Unknown
    Phases: 3


60  Hz

Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC   AMPs    Hz



  32 and 24 volts   Volts with  Unknown  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: Northstar 952DX WAAS GPS plotter, Gyro Compass, Auto- Pilot, Radar
  Communications Equipment: Furuno/Skanti SSB, 2 VHFs, 5 handheld VHFs, cell phone and e-Mail
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Iridium Eurocom Satellite phone, email and internet connection
  GPS: Magnavox MX200 GPS, Trimble Differential GPS (deck lab), NorthStar 952DX WAAS GPS Plotter

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Simrad EQ50 38 & 50 Khz, Autohelm tridata
  Sonar Type: Unknown
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Two 6,500 foot depth rated Edgetech DF1000 Dual Frequency Sidescan Sonars, Marine Magnetics SeaSPY Overhauser Magnetometers
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: Unknown
  Silent Ship Operations: 110

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  Winches: 2  
    Steel Wire Length: Unknown  safe working load:  Unknown
    Conducting Cable Length:  640  m , safe working load:  0  tons
    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: Deck

Clearance above deck:  5  m  and outboard extension:  8  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  5  tons

  Other:   Unknown

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Quincy
  Classification Society: ABS
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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