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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the
Derek M. Baylis

Last Updated - 3/2/2012
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: WDB7705
Owner: Wyliecat LLC
Operator: SeaLife Conservation
Contact: David Robinson
Address: David Robinson
114 Crespi Ct
Santa Cruz CA 95060
Telephone: (831) 818-6112
Year Built: 2003
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 19  m
  Breadth: 4.5  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 0.3  m
  Max. draft: 2.5  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Research
  Operating Area: Eastern Pacific
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 50  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: 3  m3
  Fuel: 1.2  m3
  Wet Labs Area: Unknown
  Dry Lab Area: 8  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
2  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: Unknown
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 20  m2
  Space for container lab: n/a  m
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: Unknown
  Cruising Speed: 8  kts.
  Max. Speed: 10  kts.
  Endurance: 30  days

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  Officers: 1
  Other crew: 2
  Scientists: 6
  Air Conditioned:  No

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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: Mariscope FO II, Videoray
  AUVs: Unknown
  Submersibles: Unknown

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Diving Support:

  Diving Capabilities: Dive support

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Engineering Design Particulars


Ice Breaking Ability:


Hull Materials:

  Dynamic Positioning Ability: Unknown
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  1   make:  Yanmar 4JH#-HTE
Power (BHP) each engine:  100
Propeller Diameter:  0.6   m Max. RPM:   3600
Total power auxiliary diesels:  6   HP
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 110
     kVA: 6
    Phases: 1


60  Hz

Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC  Unknown  AMPs   Unknown  Hz



  12/24   Volts with  24  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: Nobeltec PC Navigation, Furuno Model 1623 Radar, Simrad AP-28 autopilot
  Communications Equipment: Icom IC-M802 SSB, Icom IC-M127 VHF
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: Interphase Chartmaster 11MX Chartplotter

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Unknown
  Sonar Type: Unknown
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Sonar Pole Equipped
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: Unknown
  Silent Ship Operations: Sails!

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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: Transom

Clearance above deck:  2  m , and outboard extension:  1  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  0.3  tons

  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: USCG
  Classification Society: Unknown
  Others, Specify: Chapter T
OCEANIC - Ships Schedules & Information Pages
University of Delaware, College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment
Lewes, Delaware  19958
Phone:  (302) 645-4225