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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 10/31/2005
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: UK

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: MJUS7
Owner: National Oceanography Centre, University of Southampton
Operator: National Oceanography Centre, University of Southampton
Contact: Gary Fisher
Address: School of Ocean & Earth Science, University of Southampton
European Way, Southampton
SO14 3ZH
Telephone: 023 8059 6172
Fax: 023 8059 6366
Year Built: 2005
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:

Ship Schedule via its Home Page

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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 19.75  m
  Breadth: 7.4  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 1.8  m
  Max. draft: 1.6  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Research and teaching
  Operating Area: English Channel
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 38  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 6  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 16.5  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 18.1  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
1  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: Unknown
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 25.4  m2
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 400  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 14  kts.
  Max. Speed: 15  kts.
  Endurance: 2  days

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

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: Linex Data Logger, Linex Server, 5 X Networked PCs
  Printing/Plotting: A3 Colour Deskjet

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: yes
  CTD Type: YSI iCTD
  CTD Tow able: N
  CTD Oxygen Sensing: yes
  CTD Transmissivity: yes
  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:  Unknown   make:  Unknown
Power (BHP) each engine:  Unknown

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


 Voltages: Unknown
     kVA: Unknown
    Phases: Unknown



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: Simrad CZ54D DGPS Reciever/Plotter/RADAR/Sounder c/w 15TFT monitor; Combi C 38/200Khz transducer with Temp; Ultrasonic speed sensor; Simrad HS 50 Heading Sensor; Simrad AP 50 Autopilot with thruster interface; Simrad RD68 Class D DSCVHF Receivers x 2
  Communications Equipment: AIS
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: Trimble

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Unknown
  Sonar Type: Unknown
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: Hull mounted RDI Workhorse ADCP 600Khz
  Silent Ship Operations: Unknown

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  Winches: 1  
    Steel Wire Length: 150  m,  safe working load:  3  tons
    Conducting Cable Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Trawl winch length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Other Winches:
      Length:  150  m , safe working load:  4  tons
  Gantry: Position: Over stern

Clearance above deck:  4  m , and outboard extension:  2.5  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  4  tons

  Crane: Position: Rear Bridge Deck

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


Safe working load at maximum reach:  780  tons

  Other:   2 X 100kg davit

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: MCA
  Classification Society: MCA
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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Lewes, Delaware  19958
Phone:  (302) 645-4225